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Please note that orders for supply on DVD will take up to 28 days to deliver (longer if overseas). If you would prefer to receive your data more quickly, please select the download option. Data ordered via the download option will be ready for you the same day, normally within 1 hour.

Please note that the file sizes for selected products, shown in brackets under the 'coverage' column, refer to downloaded files only.

All files for download are supplied as .zip archives.

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August 2016: New version of Code Point Open now available.

July 2016: New version of OS Open Names and OS Terrain 50 now available.

June 2016: New versions of 1:50 000 Scale Gazetteer, 1:250 000 Scale Colour Raster and OS Open Rivers now available

May 2016: New versions of Boundary-Line, OS Locator, Code-Point Open and OS Open Roads now available

April 2016: New versions of OS Open Names, and OS Street View now available

March 2016: New version of OS VectorMap District now available

Product Coverage DVD Download
OS Open Map - Local

OS Open Map - Local

Data type: Vector

Supply format:

Version: 03/2015

Selecting National Grid Reference squares


Download size varies according to area selected.

OS Open Map - Local is a detailed backdrop map for Great Britain, which has been derived from Ordnance Survey large scale data. It is the most detailed open backdrop mapping dataset available, providing a customisable map for displaying other datasets and the simple analysis of a location.
This product is a Beta.

National Grid Reference squares
[5 Kb - 151 Mb]

National Grid Reference map

N/A

OS Open Names sample

OS Open Names

Data type: Vector

Version: 07/2016

OS Open Names contains accurate and up to date settlement names, road names and numbers, postcodes and their locations with additional location information and links to other datasets. It is designed for use across all market sectors and can be used for web service and mobile development.
To make ordering easier, the data can now be downloaded as GB.

Great Britain

[CSV: 100 Mb]
[GML 3: 180 Mb]

OS Open Roads

OS Open Roads

Data type: Vector

Version: 05/2016

OS Open Roads is a connected road network for Great Britain which has been derived from Ordnance Survey large scale data. It is the most detailed open data roads network product available, providing a structured and attributed network for sharing information and simple analysis of the road network.
This product is a Beta.

Great Britain

[ESRI ® Shape: 340 Mb]
[GML 3: 305 Mb]

N/A

OS Open Rivers

OS Open Rivers

Data type: Vector

Version: 06/2016

OS Open Rivers is a connected river network for Great Britain which has been derived from Ordnance Survey large scale data. It shows the flow and the locations of rivers, streams, lakes and canals, across Great Britain, providing a structured and attributed network for sharing information and simple analysis of the river network.
This product is a Beta.

Great Britain

[ESRI ® Shape: 39 Mb]
[GML 3: 39 Mb]

N/A

GB Overview Maps

GB Overview Maps

Data type: Raster

Supply format: GeoTIFF Full Colour

Version: 12/2014

GB Overview Maps show Great Britain with country, capitals and cities labelled. There are 2 maps supplied - one showing countries and capitals and another more detailed showing cities.

Great Britain [9 Mb]

OS Terrain<sup>®</sup> 50 map sample

OS Terrain® 50

Data type: Grid, Vector (Contours)

Version: 07/2016

OS Terrain 50 is a new height product for Great Britain.

It is supplied both as a set of 50m gridded digital terrain model (OS Terrain 50 grid) and 10m contours and spot heights (OS Terrain 50 contours).

Great Britain

[ESRI ® Shape (Contours): 1.1 Gb]
[GML (Contours): 1.1 Gb]
[ASCII Grid and GML (Grid): 162 Mb]

OS VectorMap<sup>®</sup> District vector sample

OS VectorMap® District

Data type: Vector

Version: 03/2016

Selecting National Grid Reference squares

Download size varies according to area selected.

Note

Please note that this is the vector format of OS VectorMap District.

Cartographic Stylesheets are available for free download.

Great Britain

National Grid Reference squares
[1 Mb - 200 Mb]

National Grid Reference map

N/A

N/A

OS VectorMap<sup>®</sup> District raster sample

OS VectorMap® District

Data type: Raster

Version: 03/2016

Selecting National Grid Reference squares

Download size varies according to area selected.

Note

Please note that this is the raster format of OS VectorMap District.

The full colour style has stronger colours whilst the backdrop colour is more suited to overlaying your own data. Free sea tiles can also be downloaded from our website for improved display beyond the coast.

Great Britain

National Grid Reference squares
[1 Mb - 800 Mb]

National Grid Reference map

N/A

N/A

Boundary-Line<sup>™</sup> map sample

Boundary-Line

Data type: Vector

Version: 05/2016

Boundary-Line is a vector digital mapping product that is a complete set of local government administrative boundaries and electoral boundaries used in local and general election voting. It has been specifically designed to show the area of each administrative or electoral boundary.

Cartographic Stylesheets are available for free download.

Great Britain

[ESRI ® Shape: 330 Mb]
[MapInfo® TAB: 365 Mb]

Code-Point map sample

Code-Point® Open

Data type: Point Data

Supply format: CSV

Version: 08/2016

Code-Point Open provides a precise geographic location for each postcode unit in Great Britain. The product is a CSV file containing postcodes, grid references, NHS® health and regional health authority codes, administrative ward, district, county and country area codes.

Great Britain [20 Mb]

Meridian<sup>®</sup>2 map sample

Meridian®2

Data type: Vector

Version: 01/2016

Meridian 2 is a mid-scale vector product delivered through a number of layers of data, including motorways, A roads, B roads, railways developed land-use areas, hydrology, woodland.

Cartographic Stylesheets are available for free download.

Please note: the January 2016 update to Meridian2 was its last. You can download it until 21 March 2017.

Great Britain

[ESRI ® Shape: 201 Mb]
[DXF: 151 Mb]
[MapInfo® TAB: 219 Mb]

Strategi map sample

Strategi®

Data type: Vector

Version: 01/2016

Strategi is a small-scale, vector, digital mapping product that is the vector companion to the 1:250 000 Scale Colour Raster product. It is a generalised dataset designed for use at a regional level.

Cartographic Stylesheets are available for free download.

Please note: the January 2016 update to Strategi was its last.

Great Britain

[ESRI ® Shape: 52 Mb]
[DXF: 52 Mb]
[MapInfo® TAB: 48.2 Mb]

1:250 000 Scale Colour Raster map sample

1:250 000 Scale Colour Raster

Data type: Raster

Supply format: TIFF-LZW

Version: 06/2016

1:250 000 Scale Colour Raster is a small-scale, digital, raster mapping product giving a regional view, similar in content and appearance to a typical road atlas. It clearly shows the landscape features relevant to its scale, including cities, towns, many villages, motorways, A and B class roads, railways, rivers and some woodlands

Great Britain [112 Mb]

Mini-Scale map sample

MiniScale®

Data type: Raster

Supply format: TIFF-LZW

Version: 01/2016

MiniScale is the smallest-scale product in the OS OpenData catalogue and has been designed primarily for use within desktop graphic applications, where simple backdrop topographic mapping of Great Britain is required.
It clearly shows the landscape features relevant to its scale, including boundaries, settlements, main communications and physical features.

Adobe Illustrator CS® and editable Encapsulated Post Script (EPS) vector formats are also supplied as part of the download or data supplied on DVD.

Great Britain [304 Mb]

OS Street View map sample

OS Street View®

Data type: Raster

Supply format: TIFF-LZW

Version: 04/2016

Selecting National Grid Reference squares

Download size varies according to area selected.

OS Street View is 1:10 000 scale street-level, colour, digital raster mapping that has been specifically designed to cartographically emphasise road carriageways, road names and their Department for Transport (DfT) numbers. Major public buildings are also highlighted and annotated

Please note: the April 2016 update to OS StreetView was it's last.

Great Britain

England

Scotland

Wales

National Grid Reference squares
[1 Mb - 1.2 Gb]

National Grid Reference map

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

1:50 000 Scale Gazetteer map sample

1:50 000 Scale Gazetteer

Data type: Point Data

Supply format: ASCII text, Colon separated

Version: 06/2016

The 1:50 000 Scale Gazetteer is a reference tool or location finder, similiar to the index in a road atlas. It can be used as a simple list to find out relevant coordinates and six-figure grid references for a town or area.

The June 2016 release is the last update of 1:50 000 Scale Gazetteer . Further information is on the product page.

Great Britain [11 Mb]

OS Locator<sup>™</sup> map sample

OS Locator

Data type: Point Data

Supply format: ASCII text, Colon separated

Version: 05/2016

OS Locator is a fully searchable point-based national gazetteer of road names. Specific locations can be found and identified by a number of criteria, including locality, settlement, local authority and county.

The May 2016 release is the last update of OS Locator. Further information is on the product page

Cartographic Stylesheets are available for free download.

Great Britain [35 Mb]

Land-Form PANORAMA map sample

Land-Form PANORAMA®

Data type: Vector (Contours), Grid (DTM)

Supply format: DXF [Contours],
ASCII grid [DTM],
NTF [DTM]

Version: 04/2010

Note

This product is supplied both as a set of contours and spot heights (Contours) and as a gridded digital terrain model (DTM).

Panorama data was collected between 1970 and 1980. This product has not been updated since this date

Please note: this product is being withdrawn on 31st March 2017.

Great Britain [530 Mb]

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