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

Complex land use decisions simplified by The Land App

Tim Hopkin is revolutionising the way complex land use decisions are made through the creation of The Land App.

4 min read

Department for Transport informing electric vehicle infrastructure planning

The Department for Transport use OS AddressBase Plus, in collaboration with other datasets, to plan the future of electric vehicle charging points across the country.

5 min read

Faster insight – accessing local data on a national scale

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

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.

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Supporting digital transport services

OS and GeoPlace have been working on organising spatial data across territories to facilitate the seamless exchange, standardisation and currency of the data is the goal of the Transport Network-Intelligent Transport Systems project (TN-ITS GO).

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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.

5 min read

Using OS data to help fix the housing market

How Sprift, a UK tech start-up and OS Partner has used brought together location intelligence on any property in the country, in one place, online.

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.

5 min read

OS Data Hub used by Balkerne to offer risk intelligence platform

When property is at risk – its critical to have detailed information to mitigate damage.