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”.
Supporting NHS England’s rollout of the vaccine with our Partner, Basemap
Using OS road data and speed data from Basemap, we gave NHS England more accurate journey times from population centres to proposed vaccination sites.
Faster insight – accessing local data on a national scale
How location is joining up valuable information across Scotland to provide better analysis
Managing London's transport infrastructure with OS data
Ordnance Survey’s detailed MasterMap has been used to help keep London’s busy transport network moving.
Richer data protecting people and the environment from flooding
How location helps mitigate flood risk
OS data contributing to improved special needs transport
Harrow Council’s Route Optimisation Project aims to use Ordnance survey data to reduce vehicles used, save fuel and optimise driver numbers.
OS finding smarter energy solutions for Milton Keynes
Ordnance Survey provided geospatial datasets to Milton Keynes: Smart Future Cities project to develop solutions to support economic growth.
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.
OS helps introduce 20mph speed limit in Edinburgh
Cutting speed limits in urban areas reduces the risk of road deaths. It also improves pedestrian safety and encourages drivers to choose other travel options.
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
ESRI UK mapping app protects York from floods
York City Council’s flood team can record, share and visualise information on a hand-held device thanks to Ordnance Survey mapping and ESRI.
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.
Simplifying planning to speed onshore wind generation
Helping Scotland meet ambitious renewable energy targets with OS MasterMap data.
OS pioneers smarter CCTV for Salford
This case study looks at how support and data from OS helped to reduce crime, support local authorities and create much safer, more connected, smart cities in the City of Salford in Greater Manchester.