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Boundary-Line support

Boundary-Line™ contains all levels of electorial and administrative boundaries, from district, wards and civil parishes to parliamentary, assembly and European constituencies.

Getting started

Boundary-Line for England and Wales was initially digitised from Ordnance Survey’s boundary record sheets at 1:10 000 scale (or, in some cases, at 1:10 560 scale).

Overview (PDF)

The Overview introduces the product and gives context for all users. It highlights key features, provides examples of potential uses for the product and lists details like file sizes, supply formats, etc.

Product information (PDF)

This document contains additional theoretical information related to the product. All users will find the Product Information document useful and informative.

Getting started with GeoPackage (PDF)

This guide helps you to get started using GeoPackage - a lightweight format that can contain large amounts of complex data in a single, easy to distribute and ready to use file.

Release note (PDF)

The latest release note for Boundary-Line.

Boundary-Line also contains mean high water mark (MHW), extent of realm (EOR) also census agency codes supplied by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), and the National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Technical specification (PDF)

The Technical Specification provides detailed technical information about the product. It is targeted at technical users and software developers.

Guide to ceremonial county boundaries (PDF)

How we we created our dataset of the ceremonial county boundaries for England, Scotland and Wales