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Sharing the latest news about OS. We can licence you to use OS maps in print, online and film format. For more information and resources for journalists, bloggers and media professionals, email or call 023 8005 5565.

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Ordnance Survey extends corporate partnership with RGS

Agreement signed which extends OS’s corporate support of RGS activities for a further three years.


Ordnance Survey unearths Secret Stories for families

Want to know where to find a buried king in a car park? Who had custard and fish bits for their tea?


Charter launched to promote responsible use of location data

The Locus Charter proposes common principles for the fair and ethical use of location data


OS reveals winning photo for Lake District map cover contest

Blae Tarn beauty spot image new front cover of best-selling OS Explorer map


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.


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.