Points of Interest is a dataset containing around four million different geographic features, supplied with location, functional information and addresses where possible.
User guide (PDF)
This user guide describes the main features of the data, suggests how customers can use the data and explains how the data are supplied.
Classification scheme (PDF)
Customers can select Points of Interest from the complete classification or from any combination of group and/or category.
Points of Interest is a data product and does not include software for analysis, but can be used with a variety of programs and applications.
|Key Features||What this product offers|
|Themes||Accommodation; eating and drinking; commercial services; attractions; sport and entertainment; education and health; public infrastructure; manufacturing and production; retail; transport.|
|Classification||3-tier hierarchy (9 groups, 52 categories and 616 classes)|
|Key attribution||Unique reference number, feature name, classification code, geo-code, positional accuracy code, topographic reference, road network reference, distance to nearest road, postal address detail, telephone number, web URL, brand, provenance.|
|Update frequency||Quarterly - March, June, September and December (full re-supply)|
|Total feature count||More than 4,000,000|