About us

Our aim is to provide mapping that informs, guides and inspires. Our vision is to reveal our ever-changing landscape in extraordinary detail, giving the most comprehensive view of Britain.

What we do

You might be surprised at just how many people and organisations rely on our maps, data and consultancy.

We've got Britain covered

Who we are

Hear from our people, see how we live our values and find out about our Directors and leadership team.

Our people


We're always looking for new ways to innovate with location information. Get on board; your skills could help take it further.

Working at OS

Our history

Our history goes right back to the French Revolution and we haven't stopped capturing Britain's landscape since.

OS through the years

OS and Smart Cities

We're at the heart of Smart, helping Smart Cities come to life all over the world.

The Smart world


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We do more than you may realise...