Request for Information - FOI17773
Thank you for your email of 12 June 2017 requesting the following information from Ordnance Survey in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA):
At about xxxxxxx there is a bridge which carries a way across a railway; the way is in the London Borough of Barnet. On the OS Explorer Map xxx, xxxx (marked © Crown copyright 2006) the way on both sides of the bridge is marked with orange dots signifying that it is a traffic-free cycle route.
I would like a copy of all the information in OS’s possession relating to the fact that this way is a traffic-free cycle route (e.g. what was the information that OS received which prompted it to mark this way as a traffic-free cycle route on its maps in the first place?).
Failing all else, when was this traffic-free cycle route first marked on OS maps? And were the part to the east of the railway and the part to the west of it added to the OS maps at the same or different times (and if so at what times)?
I can confirm that Ordnance Survey does hold some of the information you have requested. Where the information is not held, this is stated.
1. What was the information that OS received which prompted it to mark this way as a traffic-free cycle route on its maps in the first place.
Ordnance Survey does not hold this information as it does record this historical information.
2. When was this traffic-free cycle route first marked on OS maps? And were the part east of the railway and the part to the west of it added to the OS maps at the same or different times (and if so at what times)?
I can confirm that the traffic-free cycle route, including the part lying to the east and west of the railway, were added to the 1:25k mapping in 2006.
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