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OS OpenMap - Local

Map, visualise, and truly understand your data at street level.

Quickly identify hotspots in data like crime location or property prices. The muted colours of this detailed backdrop map let your information really stand out.

Get greater insights into land use for local planning. OS OpenMap - Local doesn't just pinpoint schools, hospital and other major facilities, it maps the grounds they occupy.

 

Save money and benefit from simple licensing terms. OS OpenMap - Local is free to view, download and use for commercial, education and personal purposes.

Map of Llanbedrog from OS Open Map - Local

Raster version

OS OpenMap – Local includes a raster image option, carefully styled in the light of customer feedback. This is easy to load in a GIS and lets you start analysing quicker.

Map of Hoxton from Open Map - Local

Electric vehicle charging points

In 2015 we ran a map symbol competition with the BBC’s The One Show. We’re adding the icon designed by Summer Nasim, which shows where you can plug your car in for recharging. In the vector product, you can look up the type of charger.

Map of Pontypool from OS Open Map - Local

National set

Easily get national coverage of Britain at 1:10:000 scale. Download the vector and raster versions of this data as single zip files. if you only need a smaller area, we’ll still offer the single-tile option.

Map of Middlesbrough from OS Open Map - Local

Private roads and tracks

To help you navigate around Britain, we’re adding more names, such as those of isolated homes and farms, and roads, both public and private. This detail comes into its own in rural and suburban areas.

Specifications

Technical specification
Key FeaturesWhat this product offers
FormatVector – GeoPackage, ESRI Shapefile, GML 3.2 Simple Features, and Raster – GeoTIFF with LZW compression
Tile sizeVector – 100km x 100km; Raster – 5km x 5km
AttributesThematic layers, including buildings, roads, sites, railways, hydrology, coastline, woodland and cartographic text
ScaleThe nominal viewing scale is 1:10 000, with a recommended viewing scale range of 1:3 000 to 1:20 000
Update frequencySix months (April and October)
SupplyOnline download only
CoverageGreat Britain

OpenMap - Local FAQs

Licensing

OS OpenMap - Local is available under the following licence:

Our open data products are covered by the Open Government Licence (OGL), which allows you to:

  • copy, distribute and transmit the data;
  • adapt the data; and
  • exploit the data commercially, whether by sub-licensing it, combining it with other data, or including it in your own product or application.

We simply ask that you acknowledge the copyright and the source of the data by including the following attribution statement:

  • Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2018
  • Where you use Code-Point Open data, you must also use the following attribution statements:
  • Contains Royal Mail data © Royal Mail copyright and Database right 2018
  • Contains National Statistics data © Crown copyright and database right 2018

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Contact us if you would like further information on this product.