How councils can make the most of their access to OS mapping
From fundraising for more greenspace, to creating a public art trail, Histon and Impington Parish Council show how councils can make the most of OS mapping.
Protecting Hampshire’s nature - Nitrate neutrality in the Solent
Natural England announced that all new planning proposals covering Hampshire’s Solent waterways and wetlands, must be “nitrate neutral”.
Active Streets tool helps local authorities locate safer walking and cycling spaces
The Active Streets Assessment Tool enables local authorities to assess their active travel network for safety improvements to walking and cycling routes.
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.
Managing Chesham cemetery with Ordnance Survey partner solutions
Using Ordnance Survey’s large-scale mapping, Chesham Town Council can effectively manage their cemetery bringing £12,000 in income.
Richer data protecting people and the environment from flooding
How location helps mitigate flood risk
GIS helps Teignbridge Council cut costs
By automating their Local Land Charges search process using GIS, Teignbridge district council were able to cut costs by £60,000.
Saving resources through intelligent route planning
Detailed routes for fleets of vehicles can be created at the touch of a button with Map-a-Route dynamic routing software from Exactrak
£200,000+ savings for garden waste collection in Northumberland
Northumberland County Council has increased levels of recycling and reduced vehicle costs – simply by optimising its garden waste collection routes.
GIS improves Wiltshire flood management
Wiltshire have combined local knowledge with Ordnance Survey mapping to analyse local flood impacts and risks in Dauntsey Parish.
Saving time, money and resources with online planning help
North Somerset Council is saving both time and money – by guiding planning applicants using their online mapping tool.
Using GIS to plan for housing growth
Ordnance Survey (OS) mapping enabled a local council to build an accurate picture of sites, which could be redeveloped for housing.