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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

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.

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