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The governmental national mapping agency of the UK.

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Ordnance Survey Tile Tracking Solutions?

We want to find a way to track how and how many tiles are drawn in the Ordnance Survey API (or through a different way if that is easier). As you may know, the royalty charges are per tile so we want ...
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Problem with CRS metadata for UK Environment Agency LiDAR DSM tiles?

I have downloaded some LIDAR DSM composite tiles from https://environment.data.gov.uk/DefraDataDownload/?Mode=survey and opened them in QGIS 3.6 with project CRS set to OSGB 1936 (EPSG:27700). ...
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Processing OS Highways data into a network dataset [closed]

I am looking for advice in how to process highways data into a network dataset in ArcGIS for use in the Network Analyst extension My company has a partners contract so i have access to the data, but ...
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Is it possible to add OS Open Carto vector tiles to QGIS 3?

I am interested to learn whether it is possible to view Ordnance Surveys OS Open Carto vector tiles in QGIS - I am using QGIS 3.4.2. The data I would like to add can be found here, and I have tried ...
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Ordnance Survey MasterMap Symbols not appearing properly styled on QGIS

Using plugin OS Translator II on the Exeter sample database. Ticked the boxes "Add OS Styling Fields" and "Apply Default OS style" Connected to PostGIS database. All worked apart from the Symbols for ...
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Strange coordinate shift between small-scale and large-scale Ordnance Survey vector data sets (Strategi vs. OpenMap Local/VectorMap District)

I'm trying to combine data from Ordnance Survey's small-scale Strategi data set with some of their large-scale OpenData data sets (in particular OS Open Map Local and OS VectorMap District) to fill in ...
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Ordnance Survey Town Plan plan vs other scales and which reference system they use

I am trying to layer up several ordnance survey maps on QGIS which include historical town plans (1st ed 1856-1908 1:500) and terrain maps (OS Terrain 5 contours). Although they are for the exact ...
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OS Translator II TOID (fid)

I've successfully loaded in OS MasterMap to a PostGIS (2.4.4.1) database, and it appears in QGIS (2.8.9) fine. Somewhere during the load process the FID from the raw files (the TOID) gets replaced ...
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Displaying OS Style in QGIS?

I am currently trying to use the OS MasterMap topography layer in QGIS, however having some issues achieving the correct styling in particular for the Cartographic Text. I was using different software ...
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Issue viewing OS OnDemand layers at certain scale ranges?

I am having some difficulties viewing OS OnDemand WMS layers at certain Scales. For example, I have loaded the OS MiniScale layer which should be view-able between 1:236250 and 1:944928. However, if I ...
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Keeping certain scale of OS layers while zooming

On QGIS I have a WMS OS Premium Raster layer supplied by an external company. As I zoom in and out (i.e. change scale), the map changes to reflect the different OS map scales. How can I stop this ...
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Creating own OS Carto Basemap equivalent for use in QGIS

I am looking to create my own OS Carto Basemap which is currently a ArcGIS third party product. It gives you the ability to to work at different zoom levels within your project. Is there a way I can ...
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Heights of buildings using QGIS

I need to display the heights of the buildings from a given map using QGIS. I do have OS vector map district data from ordnance survey (https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/) web site that is supposed to ...
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OS VectorMap Local Layer Definition Files

Would anybody be so kind enough to share their QGIS QML-File for the following OS VectorMap Local layers? SLD file formats would work as well. Alternativly, where do you buy your OS VML data from? The ...
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Polygon misalignment with OpenLayers & Ordnance Survey data (possible projection issue)

I'm trying to plot polygons on an OpenLayers map of Scotland which represent the area covered by UK Ordnance Survey maps. These polygons should cover the whole of Scotland and have no gaps between ...
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Styling OS maps in QGIS 2.18 with QML

I'm trying to apply the OS QML (Full Colour) styles to OS Vector Map District shapefiles in QGIS 2.18.0 . Mostly, it works OK sometimes but I am having problems styling the roads. Roads are styled ...
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UK regions is incomplete in Ordnance Survey BoundaryLine data

This question is about United Kingdom Ordnance Survey(OS) open Mapsets. I have downloaded bdline_essh_gb from OS Open maps. But I don't see the boundaries for all the regions there - I am only ...
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Correct CRS for the Ordnance Survey Open Data products

What's the correct CRS for the Ordnance Survey Open Data Products? The spatialreference website shows a number of projections identified as British National Grid: SR-ORG:6812: BritishNatGrid SR-ORG:...
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Previous years OS Codepoint files [closed]

I need to do some analysis on UK postcodes that move location and by how much. As such I need previous versions of OS Codepoint files. I only need 1 file per year, ideally going back 5 years. Anyone ...
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OS Openspace with polygon layer through openlayers 3

I am trying to develop a web page displaying a base layer from Ordnance Survey openspace api and overlaying flood polygon data on to from geoserver. I understand that the CRS for OS is EPSG:27700 so ...
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Filled contour polygons from Terrain50 polyline contours

I am trying to create filled polygons from the Ordnance Surveys Terrain 50 contour polylines. I have tried the simple Feature to Polygon tool in ArcGIS 10.4, but this does not bring across the height ...
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How to import OS street view data into MapInfo Pro

I'm trying to import multiple files into MapInfo Pro to create one tab file which is a map background of my local authority. I'm not a regular user of MapInfo and my skills are at a beginners level. ...
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OS Open Background out of alignment in ArcGIS

When using the "OS Open Background" service in ArcGIS 10.3 alongside some OS Local vector data, I noticed that when zoomed in they align perfectly (see first image). However, when zoomed further out ...
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Geoserver not displaying mosaic TIFs

I have an OS dataset loaded into Geoserver as an 'ImageMosaic'. There are 10588 individual GeoTIFFs. Geoserver obviously recognises and reads the GeoTIFFs, because if I try 'Layer Preview', it gives ...
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Ordnance Survey-style OSM maps

Is there an implementation of Openstreetmap that closely mimics the appearance of 1:25k OS Explorer or 1:50k OS Landranger maps? By "mimicking the appearnace" I mean same colour scheme, same POI ...
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Layers in QGIS that Should Align Don't (but do in FME)

I have seen numerous questions of this nature and all suggest incorrect assignment of CRS along the way. I feel I have tried every combination of relevant CRS values but still cannot load two ...
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How do I import OS Sites Layer into QGIS/PostGIS?

I've found the OS Translator II plugin which works perfectly for the Topology Layers, but it doesn't have an option to import OS Sites Layers. How can I import this product into QGIS/PostGIS? I've ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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OS Open Source data tif files

I'm a new QGIS user and am having trouble adding tif files from OS VectorMap District. I get them on to the map but they always appear in the bottom left hand corner, which I would guess indicates a ...
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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 is ...
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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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Getting 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 ...