Britain’s most comprehensive dataset of urban greenspaces provides accurate and up-to-date information to support efficient service delivery, policy-making and investment, plus effective and creative cross-sector partnerships.
It can help you manage the local green environment, including air quality, biodiversity, housing regeneration and flood resilience.
As well as support policy interventions around health and wellbeing though the promotion of increased physical activity and improved mental health.
ONS and Defra using Greenspace data – UK natural capital accounts for urban areas
OS Greenspace mapping, in cohesion with property information, will be used as an essential tool in the valuation of natural capital in urban environments within the UK. It will enable the identification of a variety of different greenspaces and provide information on their extent, function and accessibility. This will be used to measure ecosystem services provided by nature and green areas.
Glasgow & Clyde Valley Green Network Partnership using Greenspace data
As part of the Green Network Blueprint, OS Greenspace mapping is being used to create a regional masterplan to guide delivery of a high quality and multifunctional green network to facilitate the movement of people between and around communities across the Glasgow City Region. Greenspace mapping is being used to assess current provision and gaps in each of the 270 connections which make up the Blueprint wireframe.
|Key Features||What this product offers|
|Format||GML, Esri Shape file|
|Attributes||MasterMap TOID, TOID version, Greenspace functions and form|
|Update frequency||Six monthly|
|Coverage||Urban areas within Great Britain|
OS MasterMap Greenspace Layer FAQs
OS MasterMap Greenspace Layer is available under the following licence: