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A34 road classification

This Freedom of Information request asks if we have received a roads classification and PRN change form for the A34.

Request for information - Ref No: FOI19897


Thank you for your email of 10 May 2019, requesting information from Ordnance Survey in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000, as set out in the extract below:

Have you received a `Roads Classification and PRN Change Form' from Manchester City Council in respect of the A34 along Oxford Road, Oxford street, Manchester since April 2012. If so when was the form received. If a form was received when and what were the changes implemented on the ordnance survey maps.

Our response

I confirm that Ordnance Survey does not hold the information you have requested. 

In accordance with the duty to provide information and assistance under section 16 of the FOIA, I can confirm that there has been no change to the depiction of the A34 since 2005 on 1:50k mapping (Landranger 109) and 2001 on our 1:25k mapping (Explorer 277).

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Internal Review Officer
Customer Service Centre
Ordnance Survey
Adanac Drive
SO16 0AS

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