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Cycle route on Explorer Map

This Freedom of Information request asks for details about the designation of a traffic free cycle route on Explorer Map.

Ordnance Survey releases open dataset and free map of Britain’s Greenspaces

A Government initiative to make it easier for people to locate and access greenspaces has launched today with the release of a new database and interactive digital map identifying accessible recreational and leisure greenspace in Great Britain.

Natural environment

Media licence

Use OS maps free in TV, film and printed articles.

Ordnance Survey makes map toolkit for developers

Ordnance Survey (OS) releases OS Open Zoomstack, a free, customisable digital mapping toolkit that gives developers the ability to create quick, easy 2D and 3D maps for use in apps and websites and offline pages.


OS OpenData support

OS OpenData provides free digital maps of Great Britain, available for any purpose.

Open data

OS Open Rivers

Understand how water bodies and watercourses in Great Britain join up.

Town, parish & community councils

Access data and support for free by joining the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement (PSGA) a mapping agreement to help you deliver better local services


Accurate, up-to-date maps that offer the most convenient way to add detailed OS data to your application.


From Parliamentary constituencies to council wards, Boundary-Line™ maps every administrative boundary in detail for you. And what's more, it's completely free to download and use.

Location Maps Limited

Location Maps Limited - over 25 years’ experience supplying high quality mapping services. Our highly experienced cartographers and skilled design team can help achieve your objective. Location Maps offer a free telephone consultation followed by a no obligation quotation. You can expect a high standard of customer support and product delivery.

GB Overview Maps support

GB Overview Maps show Great Britain and surrounding countries. They're free to use for commercial, education and personal purposes.

Discover more with new OS Maps 3D feature

Ever wanted to visualise where you are going from the comfort of your armchair? A new free OS Maps augmented reality (AR) feature makes this possible by bringing walking and cycling routes to life.


MiniScale support

MiniScale® is a free digital map of Great Britain in a single data file which clearly shows towns and cities, motorways, major roads, railways and airports.

GB Overview Maps

Ordnance Survey's simplest maps of the British Isles.

OS VectorMap District support

OS VectorMap® District is a backdrop map which can be displayed at scales of 1:15 000 to 1:30 000. It is available in both raster and vector formats.

OS Vector Tile API

Slick, quick vector maps for use as a customisable, contextual base, with a focus on web and mobile apps.

OS OnDemand (withdrawn)

OS OnDemand is no longer available (withdrawn in November 2021). We have now launched a new suite of APIs, accessible from our data access platform, OS Data Hub.

OS OpenSpace (withdrawn)

OS OpenSpace has been withdrawn and superseded by the OS Maps API.

OS OpenSpace Pro (withdrawn)

OS OpenSpace Pro has been withdrawn and superseded by the OS Maps API.

OS Features API

Direct access to the most detailed geographic data for your analysis. Take full advantage of rich geometries and attributes to generate new insight.