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Is there a way to measure percentage of certain colors in old Ordnance Survey maps (UK)?

It might be a long shot as I am not a programmer, but maybe such a code exist. I have a list of 26,000 lat/long spots in London, and for each of them I want to measure the share of developed in the ...
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Ordnance Survey Maps in .osm.pbf format

I see that you can download Ordnance Survey maps as ESRI Shape files, so I would like to take those and convert them into a .osm.pbf file so that I can more easily use them. Are there any tools out ...
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Using ordnance survey data to make a D3 map?

I would like to display a map of the UK Westminster Parliamentary Constituencies in D3 with a width of 980px. I have downloaded and extracted the ordnance survey ESRI shapefiles from here: https://...
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Convert Ordnance Survery (GB) Easting/Northing data to WGS84 lat/long

This is my first venture into GIS datasets. I've decided to start a little project which will eventually hook into the Google Maps api to overlay/plot/pin from data in my database. I've started ...
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Understanding ordnance grid reference such as TQ38-7152-9751?

I have a list of OS grid references, such as TQ38-7152-9751, which I assume is at a resolution level below 1km, but cannot find a grid for this or a way of converting to eastings and northings?
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Ordnance Survey to obj or fbx

I would like to download some elevation data (DEM) from Ordnance Survey and then import it into something like Blender. Ordnance Survey data comes in two flavours: GLM 3 and ERSI Shapefile. How can ...
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Loading GML data into Postgres with ogr2ogr

I'm working with a new OS dataset, Highways Network, trying to get it loaded into Postgres and set up in some kind of usable state. I've loaded all the data already, but it seems some elements of ...
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incorrect skewed re-projected Grid lines in TileMill

I am working on a project in TileMill for the first time. I am trying to overlay a Graticule of the British national square grid. I generated a series of LineString for the grid into PostGIS, which ...
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Merging speed limit from OpenStreetMap with Ordnance Survey data using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am working with the Ordnance Survey ITN layer for the UK road network in ArcGIS. Unfortunately, whilst it has many attributes, speed limits is not one of them. I have produced roughly accurate ...
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Is there a style sheet available for OS Open Roads layer?

I've added this vector layer into QGIS but unlike other layers available from the OS I haven't been able to find a standard style to work with it. Is there anything available out there? https://www....
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Why are heights given at various points on roads?

In the OS 1:25000 map below I have circled some numbers next to roads. The key says "Ground survey height" and there is another entry (in brown) for "Air survey height", but since all the data in the ...
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Why doesn't Ordnance Survey street view raster layer appear on qgis map?

I've downloaded the relevant 100 km square of OS Street View raster data and have added the relevant 5 km square to a QGIS 2.8.2 map of scale 1:1500. The layer can be seen in the layers menu but not ...
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OS Master Map Styling in QGIS using QML/SLD

I am trying to apply stylesheet that I downloaded in qml format from GitHub of Ordnance Survey https://github.com/OrdnanceSurvey/OS-VectorMap-District-stylesheets/tree/master/GML%20stylesheets ...
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Creating Projection/Datum TransvMerc/OrdSurvGrtBrit in QGIS?

I have Memory Map files QCT exported to ECW. The Projection/Datum is Transverse Mercator / Ordnance Survey Great Britain which is not mentioned in the list of Projections/Datums available. How can I ...
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Why is shapefile not recognised by Mason?

I have a shapefile of an Ordnance Survey Mastermap ITN road network that I am trying to load into an agent-based modelling software called Mason. When I try to run my model I get the following error: ...
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Can Irish points be accurately represented by British OS Grid references?

I'm currently working in a database which stores mainland British locations as their Ordinance Survey Northing/Easting values. Can points in Ireland (primarily Northern Ireland) be accurately ...
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How to display street names from OS StreetAny layer?

Using QGIS version 2.10.1-Pisa. I have imported layers from an Ordnance Survey data set. I have a layer called 'Street any' which gives me the boundaries of the streets which I can see. I can see ...
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Convert UK OS grid coordinates to decimal degree WGS84?

I've got a list of coordinates in the UK Ordnance Survey grid system e.g. "NZ 27 41" or "NZ 284 449". How do I convert them in QGIS 2.10 to decimal degrees so I can map them in QGIS in WGS84? BTW, is ...
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Merge Ordnance Survey VectorMap District from different folders

I have four different folders with Ordnance Survey-Shapefiles from different regions. I want to merge all these files theme by theme (for example all buildings to just one shapefile). The problem ...
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Importing large tiled datasets (e.g. Ordnance Survey) into MapInfo?

I am currently using MapInfo and have several large Ordnance Survey datasets, which require updating. They are tiled .tiffs and need to first, be registered as .tab files. Second the .tab files need ...
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What is the best way to get simplified UK boundary data?

I have some recent data that is at the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) level for Greater Manchester. I wrongly assumed that the data was for the latest LSOA boundaries, i.e. for the 2011 boundaries. ...
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How to upload GeoJSON to CartoDB in a CRS that is not lat/lon?

I'm pretty sure I need to convert the coordinates in my GeoJson file to EPSG:3857 for them to play nicely with CartoDB, but I don't know what coordinate system they are currently in. The original data ...
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Loading ordnance survey raster ArcMap [duplicate]

I have connected to the correct folder on ArcCatalog. Only the .tif files show on my ArcCatalog tree, but the .tlw files are in that folder too. How do I create a raster layer with this data? I ...
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How to import Ordnance Survery raster layer to ArcGIS Desktop?

I have downloaded raster map data from ONS, the data has come in the form of two files... one is full of .tlw files and the other is full of .tab files... How do I import it into a raster layer to ...
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How to crop a basemap to a specific area on ArcGIS

I am a beginner using ArcGIS! I have a base map from ONS of the entire UK... and on another layer I have a boundary outline for the smaller area which I want to crop the base map to. I want to ...
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How do I get Open Layers to set the default view in EPSG:27700

Disclaimer, I'm fairly new to Open Layers, but I'm not new to JavaScript and/or Web Programming :-) Sysnopsis I have an open layers based html page, that I'm trying to use to render a WMS map served ...
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Efficiently working with converting vrt rasters to greyscale in QGIS?

I have large raster tile sets working well in QGIS (Ordnance Survey UK data). Sometimes I want to grey/fade these to make my data clearer to see. Attempting to access properties on QGIS for the VRT ...
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England - Non-metropolitan counties and the ONSPD (Postcode data)

I have a large amount of data records which have a postcode on them that I'm in the process of trying to visualise on an England map. The first map view I'm doing is naturally regional view. This is ...
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How to zoom an Ordnance Survey OpenSpace Pro map to make it bigger rather than to show more features

I'm trialling Ordnance Survey OpenSpace Pro WMS, and I have a basic map showing all the layers I'm going to be licensed for (free ones plus vector map local). This works fine, but I'd like to make the ...
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Downloading the distribute_setup.py

I need to download distribute_setup.py from the following website and the website seems to be broken, has anyone got an idea where else I can download this from? http://python-distribute.org/...
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ST_MakePoint or ST_PointFromText to generate points

I'm new to postGIS and am having trouble finding an answer to this question. I have loaded UK postcode data (OSGB36, SRID 27700 with eastings and northings fields) into a postGIS database. I now want ...
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QGIS Plugin installed but reported as invalid

I'm just discovering QGIS so please excuse my ignorance! I have QGIS 2.4.0 installed, and am trying to install Ordnance Survey Mastermap data. I have installed the OS2OGR translator to handle the ...
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Trying to overlay Ordnance Survey Tiles onto a different OpenLayers TileLayer

I am trying to add two layers to a Map using OpenLayers 3, one is the information from Bing Maps, and the other is data from the Ordnance Survey data. I have both maps displaying correctly in ...
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Why do I get these bands on my Height/Dem/Raster

I can't seem to get rid of them, and I've no idea (ok scrap that, I have a vauge idea) whats causing them. First an apology, yes this is quite a large pic apologies, but here goes: How to ...
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Origin of the OSGB36 datum origin

Interpreting 'GIS' in the geographical information science sense, I have a historical question about the 1936 OSGB datum following the 1936-62 retriangulation of Great Britain - hopefully not too off-...
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Output map of only 50m-100m contours [closed]

I´ve got the "OS Terrain 50" contours/spot-heights dataset. I would like to output a series of maps with everything above 0m, 50m, 100m etc. from a region. I know almost nothing about GIS, but have a ...
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UK Ordnance Survey Code Point. Projection change (OSGB 1936 to WSG84)

I am trying to overlay CodePoint with Polygons onto leaflet JS. My current problem is converting the .shp file into the correct projection and a kml. If I open the shp file (using qgis) with the ...
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Eastings/Northings OSGB36 Grid origin

Using this site, we can see that the (approximate) centre of Southampton, UK has OSGB coordinates of 441847,112279. However, looking at the UK grid, where each large square is (500 km)2, then these ...
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OS Boundary Line shp export CSV with description and lat/lng

I have found several post saying it is possible in QGIS to export OS Boundary Line shp files to csv's containing the boundary line in lat/lng (for use on Google map) along with the name of the area, ...
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Are British National Grid (BNG) 1km grid shapefiles displayed accurately in ArcMap?

I have downloaded the UK Ordinance Survey's 1km grids in shapefile format for ArcMap. If you need to download them to have a look first you can find them here look for link in the first Answer to the ...
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Are there any resources or standards when writing a GIS data specification?

I have been searching for sources of GIS data specifications to assist with documenting a number of datasets that I'm currently working on. I'm used to looking at Ordnance Survey specifications, such ...
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QGIS 1.8 Project in 2.0.1 Bad Layers

I have a confusing problem with a project generated in QGIS 1.8 when trying to open this on a new windows pc with Darfour (same OS, Win7) The hard drive including the project has been moved from old ...
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qgis polygon to coordinates

I have the ordnance survey postcode polygons, i can get the centre point on the postcode (Using polygon centroids) and all the corner coordinates (using extract nodes) Does anyone know how to export ...
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UK area boundaries

I'm working on a web project that requires polygons and lat long coordinates for the boundares of towns, citys, countys and postcodes. Does anyone know where i can obtain this data? i know rightmove ...
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QGIS OS grid overlay

I'm totally new to GIS. However, I've proudly managed to create a map, which is correctly geo-referenced with a Great Britain Ordnance Survey (OS) background (streetview level) and I've added some ...
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Does France have addressing products similar to British AddressBase?

In Britain people can license the Ordnance Survey's AddressBase product, which provides a list of almost all the country's addresses, with good building location accuracy even for remote country ...
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Loading / georeferencing OS rasters in QGIS

I have got some OS rasters but there isn't georeferencing file (TFW) with them. When I try to load them, it will obviously load in the wrong place. They are loading fine in a different GIS software (...
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Ordnance Survey 1 km Grid

I am wanting to get a copy of the OS 1km Grid layer. I have found these previous questions: Ordnance Survey grids - download or generate? and Ordnance Survey Grids But neither provide the ...
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Using OS Mastermap SLDs in QGIS

In an answer to a question asked by @Canningmister, @tjmgis posted an excellent answer Styling OS Vectormap Local in QGIS? about making OS SLD files work in QGIS. As an amateur user who uses QGIS to ...
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Topographic tile cache needed to replace OSM street map data in an app

I have developed and marketed an application that successfully uses a pre loaded tile cache of Open Street Map .png files for a small city area about 20km x20km to support the presentation of tourist ...