Skip to content

Case studies

Discover how OS data is driving more efficient decisions in organisations like yours.

Faster, better internet

Using property-level data to make sure everyone’s connected.

5 min read

Up-to-date maps in minutes

How location data saves both time and money for the National Library of Scotland

Faster insight – accessing local data on a national scale

How location is joining up valuable information across Scotland to provide better analysis

SSE uses OS MasterMap to maintain 48,500km of powerlines

Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) maintains 48,500km of high-voltage overhead power lines supported by wooden poles in Great Britain.

5 min read

Northern Gas Networks increases efficiencies through business process automation

Northern Gas automates its traffic management business processes and sees an increase in efficiencies, by using OS data and with help from an OS Partner.

4 min read

Defining a geospatial IT Strategy for Kosovo Cadastral Agency

Ordnance Survey developed a five year IT strategy for the Republic of Kosovo, including a new enterprise architecture and NSDI data model.

3 min read

Improving map generalisation ready for the 2016 Brazilian Olympics

The Brazilian Army used improved map generalisation to prepare for the 2016 Olympics.

3 min read

Bespoke interactive mapping of journeys on England’s major road network

Beacon Dodsworth used Ordnance Survey data to create a mapping tool for Transport Focus to help assess user satisfaction across the Strategic Road Network

Maritime and Coastguard Agency pinpoints incidents with vernacular geography

Using Ordnance survey solutions including Mastermaps, Maritime and Coastguard Agency are able to pinpoint exact incident locations.

4 min read

OS supporting Norway's Mapping Authority

Ordnance Survey provided expertise to help Kartverket integrate its land and sea divisions and increase uptake of mapping data.

4 min read

Creating a 3D data model for the Kingdom of Bahrain

Ordnance Survey (OS) created the first 3D-enabled national spatial data model for the Kingdom of Bahrain with the Survey and Land Registration Bureau (SLRB) mapping authority.

3 min read

NHS and OS battle obesity in Birmingham

Using Ordnance Survey’s Street View product, NHS in Birmingham has pin pointed fast food joints near schools to cut on obesity rising rates. Yhkhaf

3 min read

Creating strategy and vision for overseas national mapping agencies

For Survey and Land Registration Bureau to grow it’s capacity and capability it drew on the strategy of Ordnance Survey.

3 min read

The happiest city on Earth: assessing geospatial maturity in Dubai

Ordnance Survey (OS) undertook a Geospatial Maturity Assessment to identify the next steps that Dubai Municipality needed to take to support the government’s pursuit of citizen happiness.

4 min read

OS developing a 3D data model in Singapore

GovTech asked Ordnance Survey for expert advice about creating data specifications and a product flowline to generate data.

3 min read

Geospatial policy safeguarding Abu Dhabi’s environment

Providing a single source of accurate, reliable environmental information for Abu Dhabi’s decision makers.

5 min read

Digital mapping helps Ash Parish to manage assets

Ash Parish Council signed up for the Public Sector Mapping agreement to access geographic data to help oversee all their assets.

3 min read

GIS improves Wiltshire flood management

Wiltshire have combined local knowledge with Ordnance Survey mapping to analyse local flood impacts and risks in Dauntsey Parish.

3 min read