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Complete list of UK postcodes plus their city, county, uk country

Is there a free data set of all current UK postcodes (about 1.7 million-ish) plus their city name, county and UK country (e.g. Liverpool, Merseyside, England) and ideally lat, long, east, northings?
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Tableau: Using UK Shapefiles in PostGIS Database

I'm trying to use Tableau to display data. Some of this data is suitable for mapping, and therefore I'd like to create maps in Tableau to display this data. Unfortunately, neither the basic view nor ...
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Great Britain landuse for free (for academic reasons)

For the academic project I am working on, I would need to have the Great Britain landuse data.So far I looked for them in several websites but I did not find anything that was for free and with a good ...
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What is a UK boundary shapefile available for download via persistent URL (for cURL) with parish-level detail?

I'm in the process of generating a series of choropleth maps for a journal article and am writing this up in R as an .Rmd. My aim is to set this up as reproducible research, that is in a form which ...
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What does OS Stack mean? [closed]

"Strong OS Stack Knowledge" is listed as a required skill on a job specification I am interested in. I haven't come across this term before. It may be important to note that I live in the UK and I ...
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Is PostGIS / PostgreSQL UK Public Sector Network (PSN) compliant?

Is PostGIS / PostgreSQL UK Public Sector Network PSN compliant? ... specifically so it can be used in a UK local government council?
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Free UK Geocoding with Java

Is there any free solution for geocoding UK with Java? I would like to avoid APIs, like for example Google's Geocode service as I have over 1 million addresses to geocode.
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Source for multipolygon data?

I have a PostGIS database where I would like to store multipolygon data of certain cities. The type of the table column is geometry(MultiPolygon,4326). I'm now looking for a source where I can get ...
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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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GPS points displaying in the wrong place [closed]

I'm trying to help a student by importing an excel table of Lats and Longs into Arcmap, but they are displaying in the wrong location - I am also a bit suspicious of the coordinates. I imported the ...
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Correlating ONS LSOA boundaries w ONS Pop Data using CartoDB

I'm looking for a way to vector-map Birmingham population densities by Lower Level Super Output Area (LLSOA). I have two sets of relevant data: the ONS LLSOA boundary set, and ONS estimates of ...
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Ordnance survey missing counties from boundary line shapefile?

I would like to make a shapefile of Great Britain's counties. I have downloaded the boundary-line data from ordnance survey. When I pull Data/GB/county_region.shp into mapsahper I get this map: ...
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Seeking data for Mapping Pubs in London?

I want to make a map showing pubs in London but don't know how to go about getting the data. I have looked on digimap and downloaded a few things but none seem to be right. any ideas?
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Local amenity dataset for the UK

Does anyone know where I could find an up to date data set of amenities for the UK? I'm working on a study which needs to understand the distributional impact of a potential development proposal, in ...
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UK Postcode and London destination

New to this site... I'm working with Postcode regions in the UK and was wondering if anyone know if there is a dataset which give you postcode region and the most likely station destination within ...
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Finding vector data for UK railway lines?

Can someone point me in the direction as to where I can obtain vector layers for the following UK railway lines: DLR, GREAT ANGLIA, TfL RAIL, OVERGROUND, C2C, SOUTH EASTERN
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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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Source of ferry route data for UK

I'm trying to find ferry route geometry data for the UK, particularly around Scotland. Things I've found whilst looking: Ordinance survey ITN master map - this contains ferry terminals and logical ...
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Is it possible to georeference in CartoDB using just UK postal codes?

Is it possible to georeference using just UK postal codes. I have the minimum free account and have had now luck with this. IF so should the postal codes be continuous strings with no gaps and is it ...
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Where can I find spatial data for UK administrative boundaries?

I am specifically looking for UK local authorities, wards, postcodes in shp file format.
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Greenspace data in United Kingdom?

I need greenspace data for Brighton and Hove and Dudley areas. Does anyone know where I can get this? I have tried to extract it from OpenStreetMaps but the areas are too large and it crashes before ...
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Which co-ordinate reference system should I use for the British Isles?

I'm wondering which co-ordinate reference system would be the best to use for a project covering the British Isles, since the UK and Ireland have separate systems - British National Grid and Irish ...
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Is there a basic hands-on example of the use of UK GIS data (not in the ESRI native format) being imported for use in ArcMap? [closed]

Is there a good, free, generally available hands-on UK-based example of UK GIS data (not in the ESRI native format) being imported for use in ArcMap, using ESRI tools only? I want to find and ...
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Seeking rural, urban data for UK? [duplicate]

I am looking for some reliable and potentially free data the divides the UK into rural, urban etc. sections: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/rural-urban-definition the classification can ...
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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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Seeking data for urban and rural areas of United Kingdom?

Is anyone aware of any (commercial) data sets that divide the UK into urban and rural areas based on admin data (e.g. outcode postcodes) and/or physical data (e.g. eastings and northing or lats and ...
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Northern Ireland open source raster?

Does anyone know if there is any open source data downloads for Northern Ireland, seems not as straight forward as rest of UK?
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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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Mapping UK river gauges / stations

Do you know a way to map all the river gauges / stations in UK? I found some data from the Environment Agency but it lacks of the longitude and latitude.
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Merging ShapeFiles with QGIS for UK counties

I want to draw a map for all the counties of the UK including Northern Ireland. Since I cannot find a source of counties including both Northern Ireland and Britain, I tried to merge two shapefiles ...
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No cadastral maps in the UK. Solutions/alternatives for a methodology?

I need help reworking a methodology in the absence of cadastral data in the UK. The aim is to plot a range of businesses in a UK city on separate layers (according to business type) as polygon ...
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London pre 1965 metropolitan boroughs

I am looking for polygons of the London Metropolitan Boroughs before 1965. kml or kmz would be best as I am working with googlemaps. But other shapefiles would be much appreciated as well.
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ITV zone shape file

Where can we get ITV zone shape files for the UK? I need to create filled maps using this data. thanks for your time.
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Where in the UK may I find a register or map of properties and their energy use

I am looking for a register of the energy use of buildings in the uk with granularity down to individual builing. Is this publically available? I recall that this information is collected when ...
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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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Where could I find geojson data for all counties of the UK

I'm having a look at http://code.highcharts.com/mapdata/countries/gb/gb-all.js However I'm having trouble identifing a list of counties from this geojson data. I've managed to get a rough list by ...
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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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UK coastline shapefile?

I'm looking for a shapefile for the coastline of the UK. I'm guessing the Ordnance Survey 'geo-portal' is the best place to get this, but whenever I go to the Ordnance Survey site I get the shakes. ...
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Querying PostGIS and OSM to get only major stations and subway of UK?

I am working with Great Britain OSM data. I have read the classification of UK railway stations. There are a lot of classes in there such as subway entrance, halt, station and many others. I want to ...
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Which equal-area projection to use for UK?

I have a bunch of UK polygons that are saved in my PostGIS database as WGS84 projection. I would like to calculate the area of these polygons using st_area. According to this answer I can save these ...
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D3.js cannot render my geoJSON file

I've been trying to draw maps using the d3.js library in a manner similar to that below. <script> //Width and height var w = 500; var h = 300; //Define path ...
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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? ...
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Where can I find a shapefile of the UK electricity grid network?

Does anyone know where can I download a shapefile with the UK electricity grid network?
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How convert a genuine UK shapefile(other than the one from natural earth) to d3/topojson?

I am following Mike's page (http://bost.ocks.org/mike/map/) to make UK's map. I've converted Mr. Crone's UK postcode shapefile into topojson but failed to display it correctly. ...
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Clip or Intersection tool - QGIS giving empty files [closed]

I am trying to clip an Ordnance Survey Master Map (OSMM) feature based on a polygon created for the sake of clipping which does not have any attributes, but the output is an empty file. Projection of ...
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Where to find GeoJSON data for the UK?

I want to get GeoJSON data for the UK. The regions which I require are in the map displayed in the below link: Former Government Office regions I have been searching the net but all in vain. Can ...
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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 ...
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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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Where to get UK city boundaries

Currently I am working on a project where I have to draw boundaries of specific region of UK. Exactly like this I want to know where to retrieve this kind of GIS data. I have tried openstreetmap data ...