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Recent contributions

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

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