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Strategi (withdrawn)

Strategi® has been withdrawn and was removed from the OS Data Hub on the 5th December 2022.


Enables you to create backdrop overview maps tailored to the information you need to convey.

The January 2016 update to Strategi was its last. Mapping in this product won't change again to reflect the evolving landscape.

Strategi was removed from the OS Data Hub on the 5th December 2022. You will no longer be able to access this product.



Includes features such as railways, airports, rivers, villages, woods, land use and place names.

Gazetteer included

Gazetteer included

The bundled 1:250 000 search gazetteer features village names and National Grid coordinates.

How to get this product

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 2021
  • 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 2021
  • Contains National Statistics data © Crown copyright and database right 2021

Case studies

Using GIS to plan for housing growth

Using GIS to plan for housing growth

OS mapping enabled a local council to build an accurate picture of sites, which could be redeveloped for housing.

Read the full case study

Technical specification

Key FeaturesWhat this product offers

Map data: DXF AutoCAD (compatible release 12), ESRI Shapefile/E00 text or Mapinfo TAB Gazetteer: ASCII text file

Data structure



Railways, airports, ferries, water features, cities, towns and other settlements, woods and land use and geographic names.


1:250 000

Update frequency

No longer updated (Last update: January 2016)


Online download


Great Britain