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There is another option than converting in QGIS, which is to add the CRS property to the GeoJSON before uploading to CartoDB, see the GeoJSON spec. This means you need to convert you GeoJSON to a feature collection, which may be of use anyway, if you wish to upload more than one geometry. So, at the start of your GeoJSON, you put the CRS of EPSG:27700 (the ...
The new Environment Agency API provides lat/lng for stations, though in England only: http://environment.data.gov.uk/flood-monitoring/doc/reference#stations
Depending on what you need the data for, the following links may or may not be helpful. You may find useful data from the National River Flow Archive (NRFA), part of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology: http://www.ceh.ac.uk/data/nrfa/ As far as I can tell they do not have GIS formats available to download. This website, made by Shoothill, maps river ...
You have to reproject one layer to another name and the CRS of the other before you can merge them. Merging only works if both files look well-placed with On-the-fly-reprojectionturned OFF.
Here my tuppence worth: The UK does not have any cadastral maps because our land laws are different to most countries and revolve around the concept of rights-through-time as opposed to simple ownership. This explains why the Ordnance Survey data do not show legal boundaries. However, that said, The history of boundaries in UK and modern planning ...
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