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Energy Networks awards contract to Ordnance Survey for a new energy system map

Britain’s electricity and gas network operators have joined together to launch a ground-breaking proof-of-concept project that uses the power of data to support a more efficient path to net-zero.

Geospatial

Why Ordnance Survey is taking Britain’s fastest growing outdoor mapping app onto Australian terrain

Since 2015, Britain’s mapping agency Ordnance Survey (OS) has been busy reinvigorating the public’s love affair with the great outdoors through its digital map service and app OS Maps.

Health

New APIs to transform the way the public sector access and innovate with location data

As part of the Geospatial Commission’s Public Sector Geospatial Agreement, over 5,500 public sector organisations now have direct and immediate access to OS's most detailed and trusted location data via a suite of APIs.

Government

Geovation opens in Wales

Through the award-winning tech hub Tramshed Tech, start-ups in Wales can now receive specialist support from Geovation, Ordnance Survey’s successful initiative that propels innovative start-ups, using location and property data, to the next level.

Innovation

Four ways to beat the winter blues this Christmas from Ordnance Survey

With temperatures dropping and nights’ drawing in, conditions are ripe for the winter blues to take hold.

Leisure

Ordnance Survey appoints Carly Morris as Head of Geovation

Ordnance Survey (OS) today announces the appointment of Carly Morris as Head of Geovation, its initiative to propel innovative start-ups using location and property data to the next level.

Innovation

Government bodies adapt to continue support for British start-ups through Covid-19

Promising digital innovators to receive focused guidance, access to quality data, and technical and financial resources to help fuel their growth.

Geospatial

Ordnance Survey reveals ten years of walking and cycling data

National Parks dominate, but can towns and cities learn from Manchester?

Leisure

How to discover Edinburgh’s secrets with a new kind of walking map

New Walk Edinburgh pocket map from Ordnance Survey (OS) shows locals and tourists a fascinating way to explore Scottish capital.

Built environment

John Kimmance appointed as new MD of Ordnance Survey National Mapping Services

Ordnance Survey has appointed John Kimmance as Managing Director of the National Mapping Services business unit.

Corporate

Ordnance Survey transforms the way customers access, share and innovate with world-leading geospatial data

Ordnance Survey (OS) has launched a new geospatial data platform to transform the way people access and innovate with location data.

Corporate

Ordnance Survey introduces new freedoms to share geospatial data under open terms

HM Land Registry (HMLR) and Registers of Scotland (RoS) are set to share their coveted INSPIRE spatial polygon datasets under new, less restricted terms from 1 July 2020.

Corporate

Lockdown leads the nation to explore their local area

There has been an increase in demand for OS Custom Made maps as people of Great Britain explore locally during lockdown.

Leisure

The go-to guide on how to GetOutside safely as lockdown lifts – what to do, and where to do it across the UK

As government restrictions ease around COVID-19, it can be confusing to know what you can and can't do outdoors and where you can now go safely in the UK.

Leisure

OS enhances Greenspace map layer with greater detail to help the nation GetOutside

The popular greenspace layer in OS Maps has been updated to include over 60,000 features to help people GetOutside.

Leisure

Ordnance Survey to create the Ordnance Survey of Dubai

Ordnance Survey has entered a contract to work with the Dubai Government in developing its geospatial capabilities.

International