OS VectorMap Local is a backdrop map which can be displayed at scales of 1:3000 to 1:20 000. It is available in both raster and vector formats.
Product guide (PDF)
This product guide contains the basic information required to understand and use OS VectorMap Local. For a more detailed technical understanding please refer to the technical specification.
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.
OS VectorMap Local is available as pre-styled static images (Raster data) and points, lines, and polygons (Vector data).
|Key Features||What this product offers|
|Formats||Vector: GML 3.2.1 and GeoPackage Raster: GeoTIFF with LZW compression (colour, backdrop colour and black & white).|
|Tile size||5km x 5km|
|Attributes||Roads, railways, vegetation, boundaries, urban extents, buildings, fences and water.|
|Scale||1:3 000 to 1:20 000|
|Update frequency||Quarterly – tile-based change-only updates in January, April, July and October.|
|Supply||FTP (for orders under 2 Gb) and DVD|