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Case studies

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

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”.

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Active Streets tool helps local authorities identify safer spaces for walking and cycling

The Active Streets Assessment Tool enables local authorities to assess their active travel network for safety improvements to walking and cycling routes.

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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.

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GIS improves Wiltshire flood management

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

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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

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.

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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.

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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.

£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.

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.

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