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12 May 2021

Meet the team: Mike Hawkyard

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As the new Head of Mobile Games in our consumer team, Mike Hawkyard gives us a glimpse into his big plans for OS.
30 Apr 2021

Ordnance Datum Newlyn - 100 years old today

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Located near one of the UK's busiest fishing ports, you'll find the Newlyn Tidal Observatory – the home of mean sea level for mainland Great Britain.
22 Apr 2021

Trig pillar trivia

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2021 marks 85 years since the trig pillar was first used to map Great Britain, so we're celebrating the anniversary with some trig trivia!
21 Apr 2021

Indicative data science

Using OS data, The University of Glasgow is using missing GPS signals as part of a project to explore new techniques to build 3D maps of cities.
6 Apr 2021

OS data supports Tower Hamlets Council's Covid-19 response

As the Senior Intelligence & Performance Manager at Tower Hamlets Council, Samuel Jones shares how OS data has been vital to their Covid-19 response.
30 Mar 2021

Meet the team: Louise Weale

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As a Product Manager, Louise Weale discusses everything from public sector to UPRNs...
15 Mar 2021

New data formats coming this year

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Throughout this year, we will be providing more of our current products as GeoPackage, Vector Tiles and GeoTIFF.
11 Mar 2021

Our data is authoritative

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Data Management Specialist Nicole Frith takes a closer look at the ’Our Data Is Authoritative‘ principle and what this means for OS and our customers.
10 Mar 2021

DronePrep using OS data to identify safe flying areas

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With 200,000+ drone hobbyists in the UK, DronePrep came to the market with a solution to help identify suitable locations for flying.
4 Mar 2021

Get outside while staying local with OS Maps

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January 2021 saw a significant increase in people plotting local routes with OS Maps for their daily exercise and weekend rambles.
24 Feb 2021

Addresscloud using OS data for new UAV project

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Addresscloud's LandSafe project aims to produce a national suitability database of landing sites for UAVs for every address across Great Britain.
15 Feb 2021

PropTech: trends and goals for 2021

Following the recent announcement of our partnership with the UK PropTech Association, their MD Sammy Pahal shares her thoughts on PropTech in 2021.