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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join geospatial experts online as they set out how countries can maximise their data and analysing capabilities
The UN Statistics Division and Ordnance Survey invite you to join a series of three online high-level forum events.
Scotland joins the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement
The first collective geospatial agreement for Great Britain allowing the public sector from England, Wales and Scotland to access Ordnance Survey (OS) geospatial data and expertise has been achieved.
Munir Ismet appointed as new MD at Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey has appointed a new MD to drive its commercial strategy in both the UK and international markets.
Ordnance Survey employees raise over £27,000 for Southampton Children's Hospital Charity
Great Britain’s mapping agency held more than 90 fundraising events to raise vital funds for the local charity's emergency and trauma unit appeal.
Geovation welcomes new GeoTech and PropTech start-ups
Six start-ups using location, land and property data in their products and services have been accepted onto the Geovation Accelerator Programme.
Ordnance Survey collaborates with EDINA in making Digimap for Schools free to all for remainder of school year
Geography pupils’ education during the coronavirus crisis has been given a huge boost.
Government investment set to deliver new era in geospatial data and services for Great Britain
A new Public Sector Geospatial Agreement (PSGA) is set to benefit the public sector, businesses, developers and academia.
We’re working to support our customers as they respond to Covid-19.
Capturing the changing face of Great Britain
The National Geographic Database of Great Britain, maintained by Ordnance Survey (OS), is one of the largest of its kind in the world and during the past decade, it has grown to contain more than 500 million unique geographic features. Since January 2010, OS has made 360 million updates to the database. Arguably, no one knows Great Britain better than OS.
Ordnance Survey asks Southampton charities to apply to be its next corporate partner for 2020-2022
This year, Ordnance Survey (OS) is selecting its corporate charity slightly differently. As well as asking employees to nominate local charities, it is inviting charities to apply themselves.
Tech start-ups to benefit from government funded initiative
Start-ups can today apply to the Geovation Accelerator Programmes and put themselves in line to receive specialist support, business mentorship, office space, funding and access to high quality government data.
Geovation welcomes first Scottish start-ups to its Accelerator Programme
As Geovation marks its tenth anniversary, Ordnance Survey (OS) and Registers of Scotland (RoS) are delighted to announce the first group of companies participating in the inaugural Geovation Scotland Accelerator Programme, which launches October 22 and continues through to April 2020.
Geovation announces Benchmark Initiative exploring ethical application of location data
The new year-long Geovation Benchmark Initiative will link the geospatial community with businesses, public bodies, researchers, media and the public to promote a better, wider understanding of the power and influence of location data.