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Case studies

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

Plotting the possibilities, with Plot Map

Empowering data-driven decisions to maximise development project success.

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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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Empowering Guyana’s national mapping agency

Creation of an action plan for reinstating Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) network and support for the implementation and capability building needed to enable the sustainable management of Guyana’s national geodetic position network

Creating a large-scale base map to underpin a national data model

Ordnance Survey created a topographic base map of Malta which will underpin a new national data model

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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OS improving mapping capability in the Philippines

Optimising GPS active network performance to enhance geospatial infrastructure.

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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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HM Land Registry base title plans on Ordnance Survey data

HM Land Registry title plans based on OS MasterMap data provide a visual representation of the general extent of the land in a registered title.

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Ordnance Survey modernising Rwanda's mapping operations

Rwanda Natural Resources Authority (RNRA) has a national-level responsibility to provide geospatial information including topographic, thematic and geological maps.

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OS data used to create a virtual aerial map of archaeological sites in England

For the first time Historic England has made the results of years of aerial photograph mapping projects freely available online.

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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.

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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