We license a range of products for business use and commercial exploitation. Some of these are available free of charge at the point of use, with very few restrictions on their use and reuse. Others attract licence fees and are subject to more comprehensive terms and conditions.
These pages explain what legally you can and cannot do when creating new data, and using third-party data, with Ordnance Survey licensed data.
We make a number of datasets available free of charge at the point of use. Find out which datasets are available and how you can obtain them. There are very few restrictions on their use and reuse.
Find out about the service we provide to help you create web applications using our maps.
Ordnance Survey Data that is Licensed on payment of a Licence Fee
- The use of independently sourced data with Ordnance Survey data.
- The creation of ‘Free to Use Data’
- The creation of data that remains subject to an ongoing licence fee.
Each section provides guidance to help you identify what, if any, ongoing licensing implications will be associated with your intended use of Ordnance Survey data.
Understand exactly what we mean by terms like Crown Copyright and intellectual property rights.