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Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey


Ordnance Survey (OS) is Great Britain’s National Mapping Service. Our trusted location data and expertise is helping to build a modern digital Britain and show the world how to see a better place; by creating sustainable, healthy, and connected societies.

Whether it’s managing climate change risk, helping more people to enjoy healthier lives, or connecting people to public services, our customers are using location intelligence to get a greater understanding of the future and shape the places we live in.

We manage a nationally critical database of over half a billion features – from detailed roads and buildings to footpaths and cycleways. Our experts help the UK maintain its position as a geospatially advanced nation by providing leadership in location data standards and services. As part of the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT), we’re supporting its mission to deliver improved public services and grow the economy.