A vector map dataset at a scale of 1:50 000, Meridian 2 is useful for environmental analysis and evaluating possible site locations for development.
Benefits and key features
If you need district-level vector map dataset, this is for you – and it's completely free.
- Enables you to create backdrop overview maps tailored to the information you need to convey.
- Renders very quickly in GIS software thanks to its light-weight design.
Please note: the January 2016 update to Meridian 2 was its last. You'll still be able to get it via the OS OpenData ordering service until at least 31 March 2017, but bear in mind that the mapping in this product won't change again to reflect the evolving landscape.
An OS OpenData product
Meridian 2 is FREE to view, download and use for commercial, educational and personal purposes.
Meridian 2 data is structured into two themes – communication and topography – that you can style yourself or via free files available from us.
Its presentation optimised by our skilled professionals, Meridian 2 is quality-assured and easy on the eye.
|Key features||What this product offers|
|Format||DXF (AutoCAD release 12 compatible). ESRI Shapefile. Mapinfo TAB|
|Attributes||Roads, railways, county, district, unitary authorities, coastline, settlements, hydrology and woodlands, gridded height and cartographic text.|
|Update frequency||Twice a year – January and July|
|Supply||Online download and DVD|