09 January 2015
Ordnance Survey is pleased to announce that the popular OS MapFinder app is now available on the Kindle Fire HDX.
22 January 2015
Proposals for converting Ordnance Survey from a Trading Fund into a government-owned company have today moved a step closer.
28 January 2015
Ordnance Survey is teaming up with the Satellite Applications Catapult on the GEMNet project to understand the nature and extent of GNSS interference.
09 February 2015
Ordnance Survey has launched a brand new photography competition for 2015 and is looking for the very best photographs of Great Britain to feature on the covers of its iconic paper maps.
12 February 2015
Ordnance Survey paper map sales increase for the first time this decade, bucking the wider trend in the publishing industry.
16 February 2015
OS, GeoPlace and the Improvement Service are enabling AddressBase internal business use customers to release UPRNs on a royalty free and open basis.
21 February 2015
Britain leads the way as Ordnance Survey helps to drive economic growth and digital innovation through open data
To coincide with International Open Data Day, when countries across the globe will show their support for open data policies, Ordnance Survey (OS) announce plans to launch a world-leading digital map as open data and the creation of an engagement hub in London.
25 February 2015
Department for Transport project with Ordnance Survey (OS) will deliver the next generation road mapping for England and Wales.
27 February 2015
Ordnance Survey is opening a London-based Geospatial Innovation Hub to attract new players, new visions, new thinking and new markets.
06 March 2015
Business Minister Matthew Hancock announces the appointment of Nigel Clifford as the new Chief Executive of Ordnance Survey
Business Minister Matthew Hancock has today announced the appointment of Nigel Clifford as the new Chief Executive of Ordnance Survey (OS).
09 March 2015
The largest ever model of Central London, commissioned by New London Architecture and sponsored by OS, is to be unveiled for the first time on the London Stand at MIPIM.
16 March 2015
Ordnance Survey and Land Registry announce GeoVation Challenge winners and funding.
24 March 2015
Free to use location, roads, rivers and map products from OS. OS continues its investment in digital innovation as a means of stimulating the economy with today’s release of four new exciting open data products.
26 March 2015
Millions of people come into contact with and benefit from OS’s OpenData on a daily basis. OS’s new open data products receive 10,000 downloads in the first 24hrs.
01 April 2015
Following the announcement in January, Ordnance Survey has today completed its transition from a Trading Fund to a government-owned company (GovCo).
28 April 2015
Today (28 April 2015) staff at Ordnance Survey presented Southampton Women’s Aid with a £11,548.78 donation, after 12 months of fundraising activities.
20 May 2015
Over the next 12 months OS is to replace all 607 of its current paper map titles with a new design and an additional mobile download.
27 May 2015
Ordnance Survey (OS) is pleased to announce that it has raised its Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) membership level to become the first Strategic Member outside of the USA.
29 May 2015
A new three party agreement between Ordnance Survey (GB), Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) and Land and Property Services (LPS) Northern Ireland is set to improve access and availability of mapping services for customers and government users operating across the UK and Ireland.
18 June 2015
Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi has formed a partnership with Ordnance Survey International to create a new GIS Roadmap.
23 June 2015
Adventurer Steve Backshall invites junior photographers to enter OS Photofit and see their best photo of Great Britain featured on an OS paper map cover.
13 July 2015
OS and Craghoppers are pleased to announce a new partnership to release a range of outdoor clothing.
20 July 2015
Following new research showing walking is on the decline in Britain, Ordnance Survey is launching a campaign to urge people off the sofa, to ditch the car and to enjoy the Great British outdoors.
22 July 2015
£20,000 worth of funding, expert technical help and transformational business advice for innovative and outstanding start-up ideas that recognise the value of location.
22 July 2015
Ordnance Survey has produced a new off-road sat-nav style router in its OS Maps application that covers Britain’s 15 National Parks.
04 August 2015
As part of a project with DCLG, OS has created datasets of current ceremonial and historic county boundaries. Download them through the OS OpenData portal.
07 August 2015
The last and stunning architectural element to Ordnance Survey's world class head office, opened in 2010, is being created right now and it’s a unique statement in the world of art and design for Great Britain’s map-makers.
01 September 2015
Ordnance Survey is looking for inspirational, motivating, passionate and enthusiastic adventurers to become champions for its #GetOutside campaign.
15 September 2015
Sept 16 sees the latest phase in Ordnance Survey’s rejuvenation of its paper maps with the release of its Explorer range - each coming with an exclusive mobile download and a cover image taken by the public.
23 September 2015
OS has teamed up with adventurer and TV presenter Steve Backshall to choose eight winning photographs, which will grace the covers of the OS Tour map series from early 2016.
23 September 2015
OS is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Senior Executive Management team. Clive Mosey joins OS as Chief Finance Officer (CFO) and Will Davies joins the mapping agency as HR Director (HRD).
29 September 2015
According to OS Champion Bonita Norris, winter is the best time of year to exercise and Get Outside. Having become the youngest woman from the UK to climb Everest, at just 22, the English adventurer knows a thing or two about working out in cold conditions.
01 October 2015
Ordnance Survey (OS) intelligent road and street data has been called into action for a world first challenge being undertaken by Hyundai.
08 October 2015
Ordnance Survey's graduate recruitment scheme for 2016 has launched, offering graduates the opportunity to lead the way on developing innovative and inspirational solutions for digital data.
12 October 2015
Ordnance Survey has partnered with The University of Surrey in the opening of a state-of-the-art 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) to secure the UK’s role in leading the development of the next generation communications technology.
16 October 2015
Digimap for Schools now has a second historic map layer added to its popular online service, giving teachers and pupils direct access to Ordnance Survey mapping from three centuries.
21 October 2015
OS follows up its Minecraft map success to make a virtual Ben Nevis for Oculus and cardboard.
04 November 2015
The latest UK passport design was released yesterday and we’re extremely pleased to see a range of mapping from OS OpenData across the pages.
16 November 2015
Ordnance Survey and Hexagon Geospatial are pleased to announce a new agreement, with a shared focus on enabling Hexagon Smart M.Apps to support key initiatives such as Smart Cities.
24 November 2015
Technology and geospatial experts have come together to contribute to a new report which gives insight into the issues, which they believe will have a significant impact on our economy, environment and society over the next five years.
30 November 2015
Ordnance Survey adventurers will be at Cotswolds Outdoors across the country giving free map reading lessons.
02 December 2015
Ordnance Survey’s ninth Geovation® Challenge launched on 1 December, and sees Britain’s mapping agency offering development funding and places on its Geovation programme for ideas that can improve our relationship with water.
04 December 2015
OS is part of a consortium celebrating winning a £10m competition for Manchester to be the UK’s Internet of Things Demonstrator, awarded by DCMS.
07 December 2015
An Ordnance Survey software pilot has helped save lives, so say the Community First Responders (CFRs ) who used it.
17 December 2015
A new report setting out the five to ten year vision of the rapidly growing geospatial information industry has been published by the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM).
21 December 2015
Ordnance Survey (OS) and Dennis Maps have signed an agreement for Britain’s mapping agency to acquire a 25% shareholding in the printing business.