Geo-referencing files contain the National Grid corner coordinates for each tile. They let you display tiles of raster map data in their correct geographical position when loaded into a geographical information system (GIS).
Below there are TIFF World Files (TFW) that can be used to geo-reference raster data in ESRI® ArcGIS together with TAB files for use with MapInfo®. Additionally we supply .jgw files for OS Street View® for geo-referencing JPEG tiles.*
Our land tiles complete land areas at each zoom level, as required. They define the spatial extents of each product, so you can apply a background colour of your choice to areas of the map that are not covered by Tidal Water.
Free download (Zipped Esri shape files)
Our free sea tiles and supporting TIFF World Files are free to download and let you complete sea areas at each zoom level as required.
OS VectorMap® District and OS VectorMap® Local sea tiles are geo-tagged, so they don’t require additional world files.
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- OS VectorMap Local
- OS VectorMap District
- 1:25 000 Scale Colour Raster
- 1:50 000 Scale Colour Raster
- 1:250 000 Scale Colour Raster
- OS StreetView
Download TAB files | Download TFW files