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UK Announces New Geospatial Commission

Chancellor announces new Geospatial Commission to maximise the value of all UK government data linked to location. UK – November 22, 2017 – The Chancellor has announced today a new Geospatial

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Geovation Challenge: Turn Your Great Idea into a Great Business

If you’re a UK start-up and want to help solve pressing issues using location information; the Challenge could be perfect for you. You might be an innovator with a passion for

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Bluesky Tree Map of Britain Used to Create First High Res Maps of Allergenic Pollen-Producing Plants

A map of over 280 million trees nationwide has been used to create the first high resolution maps of allergenic plants and trees of Great Britain. Detailing the location of

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UK Leading the Way to a 5G Future

World first initiative will lay groundwork for a hyper-connected Britain. Ordnance Survey to create UK’s digital twin – a smart map for a smart future. Project will cement UK’s position as

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Is Britain on the move?

Australia has recently announced a 1.8m shift in its mapping coordinates, to compensate for the country’s 7.5cm shift north each year.  Inevitably the question is why, and could the same

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Ordnance Survey Encourages People to Use Up-To-Date Maps with Their Trade-In Scheme

Outdoors enthusiasts can build impressive collections of Ordnance Survey maps, but it often means they’re not using the most up-to-date maps to get outside and explore Britain. Up until 20 March,