1:50 000 Scale Colour Raster
The digital alternative to our popular OS Landranger paper map series, this is a high-quality map of Great Britain, available in 20km square tiles.
This product is updated quarterly
1:50 000 Scale Colour Raster helps emergency control centre staff respond more effectively to calls. Using clearly shown landmarks, they can ask distressed callers if they can see the local pub or church, to pinpoint incident locations quickly.
We give you 1:50 000 Scale Colour Raster at a resolution of 254 dpi – and Partners at a staggering 660 dpi – so it looks stunning on today’s high-resolution displays, whether on desktop, tablet or mobile.
Tourist and heritage attractions of many types are shown on this mapping, so leisure app users can use it to find their way by road, footpath or cycle route to a place of interest, whether it’s a sports centre or a nature reserve.
When you need map extracts for a consultation document or a published magazine, you can open 1:50 000 Scale Colour Raster TIFF files in software like Photoshop and InDesign.
For local planners, this map helps you spot brownfield sites ripe for development, and analyse the quality of local transport links. Railways and important roads are clearly colour-coded.
1:50 000 Scale Colour Raster is a must-have map in any navigation app or device for walkers and cyclists. It depicts the landscape with superb detail and clarity.
You can order 1:50 000 Scale Colour Raster by user-defined areas:
It's also available covering:
Tiles are, however, supplied whole rather than being clipped to fit geographic areas.
Palette of 256 colours
Some software packages have a facility whereby you can load the colour image onto a computer and, using one of the command drop-down menus, select the greyscale option. This will change the colours on an image to shades of grey (greyscale). This is not the same output as monochrome where features in the file are either black or white.
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Ranging from global giants to single entrepreneurs, our Partners all use our location data to create innovative products and services. Their expertise ensures customers can benefit from using our data for a range of services. Find a partner for contextual or derived mapping requirements.
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