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Questions tagged [united-kingdom]

Use this tag for questions that are specific to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (GBR) a country of Northern Europe

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Seeking vector data for wind speed and operating turbines in UK? [closed]

I have been familiarising myself with QGIS and the free information Ordnance Survey provide. Though I'm struggling to find further data specific to my needs. I want to produce a map plotting ...
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Online text-only store-finder type API for UK postcodes?

I've got a list of local charities which I'd like to return as a plain text list. I have them all geocoded lat/long, and have been using the standard Haversine formula for the last 5 years (pasted ...
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Using UK Government Data in QGIS?

I've downloaded some .asc files from the UK Government. They are 1m resolution LIDAR tiles. Apparently. When I load them into QGIS, they appear with the nice thumbnails and everything. But I get ...
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Where I can find a good regexp to extract sector, district and area from a UK postcode?

I am looking for official/reliable regexps to extract sector/district/areas from a UK postcode. I have found a few online but I am not sure how good they are, and I have not a way to test them ...
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Georeferencing xyz layer from Griffiths Valuation of 1850s?

I have made progress on my project to map land and property owned by individuals in 1850 in Ireland using Griffiths Valuation maps. I used http://griffiths.askaboutireland.ie/gv4/single_layer/tiles/{...
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Seeking shapefiles for Marshlands, swampy areas in UK?

Can anyone point me in the direction of shapefile data for all the coastal and inland areas of saltmarsh, wetland and inland marshes for the United Kingdom, including Isle of Man? OS Open Data does ...
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Downloading Map Tiles from Griffiths Valuation of Northern Ireland?

I would like to download map tiles of Northern Ireland associated with Griffiths Valuation of Ireland in 1867. These maps have details of property leased by individuals, including farm fields and ...
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Availability of Frequent LiDAR Data in UK?

I am looking for LIDAR data of grasslands located all around UK with a spatial resolution of 1m and a frequency of at least once a week. I've already had a look at the Environmental Agency but their ...
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Purchasing NDVI imagery for South Western England? [closed]

I am working on a project developing an application for livestock farmers where they can monitor their feed using satellite data. The main aim is to calculate the biomass of a field of grass. The ...
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Where can I find UK boundary data shapefiles where features have attributes pointing to their parent subdivision?

I know similar questions have been asked before but none have given me exactly what I need. I am trying to find boundary shapefile data for the UK which splits different subdivisons into different ...
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Seeking land use map in London and UK?

I am looking for the land use data of London in vector format, preferably in polygons. I am interested in whether a building / an area is residential, office or retail use, like this one (https://www....
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UK outline basemap [duplicate]

I am looking for a shapefile of the rough outline of the UK to use as a basemap, where is the best place to source one? All the shapefiles I have found have been extremely detailed with internal ...
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UK regional shape map with Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

We have obtained boundary line data for England from the Office for National Statistics portal, which displays English regions like: We want boundary line data for regions within the United Kingdom. ...
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Shapefile of United Kingdom Constituencies of 1970 Elections [closed]

Does anyone know where to find shapefiles of older UK constituencies? I am specifically looking for the shapefile of the constituencies used for the 1970 elections (of which the results can be found ...
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Functional urban areas in the UK

I want to perform an analysis on urban areas in the UK. As, indeed, urban areas can be defined in multiple ways, I would like to rely on some well-accepted definitions and polygons. I found this EU ...
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How can I automatically move along columns within a layer as I move to the next item in a QGIS Atlas?

My problem is quite hard to explain, I have attached some images to help illustrate my issue. I want to produce a large number of maps which overlap in geographic area. Currently my data is arranged ...
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What address database does Google Maps use for United Kingdom?

When searching for a United Kingdom address in Google Maps, is the OS AddressBase or another address database being queried?
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Location of UK Town to Postal Sector database or .csv

I've been searching all over, but cannot find a database/CSV for matching a UK Town to postal sectors. Example: Hampton Hill” is postcode sector” TW12 1
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Importing BGS Symbology and colour scheme into ArcMap 10.4?

I've downloaded the relevant layers for my study region. The individual layers, of which there are 19 of them all automatically have the correct colour scheme as dictated by the British Geological ...
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Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland OSNI .qml file for large scale vector data?

I am a new QGIS user, having moved across from Arc. I have access to OSNI (Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland) data and to .lyr files associated with them, but has anyone created a .qml file for the ...
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Converting Northings/Eastings to Longitude/Latitude using R issue with Northern Ireland?

I have found a lot of questions about conversions of Northings/Eastings to Longitude/Latitude in R. I have been working with this tutorial from Alex Singleton which is really useful in explaining the ...
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NDVI data for UK?

I am looking for monthly composite NDVI data for the UK between 2000 and 2013. The resolution is not so much of an issue. I am struggling to find relevant data and images for further processing in ...
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Seeking GIS data on military activity in UK, i.e. low flying zones, military practice areas, etc?

I'm trying to source shapefiles of low flying zones, military aerodromes, military practice areas for the Wales area including offshore in the 12nm limit and EEZ. Where could I source this ...
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Ordnance Survey grid reference in QGIS print composer

Is there a way of inserting Ordnance Survey grid reference in a print composer? I know that a grid can be created but I don't wish to insert a grid, I just to need to include the eastings and ...
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Converting from Eastings and Northings on British Ordnance Survey to WSG84

I am a software developer currently working on a project that relies heavily upon knowing if our position is within a defined region - specified as a polygon using a set of points to define a linear ...
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Seeking park land cover in UK?

I would like to mapping like in this link http://www.geocomputation.org/1998/78/gc78_07.jpg However, I could not find the park data, so do anyone know where can I find these kind of data.
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Extracting Residential Building (UK Datasets)

I am working with building polygon data of a city in England. The data are from EDINA Digimap's Topography Mastermap. I extracted the 'Building' attribute from 'DescriptiveGroup' fields to get ...
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Projection parameters different for British National Grid between QGIS and ArcMap?

I got shape files in WGS84 and need to project it to British_National_Grid (27700) I used QGIS to save them as a new shp file with ESPG:27700 Throwing the shape files into ArcMap with the Data frame ...
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Converting latitude and longitude points to UK counties [closed]

I would like to find an API whereby I can send it (UK) lat and long pairs and it will return a UK county if one exists for that pair. Ideally I will send it {50.3755,4.1427} and it will return {Devon}...
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Determining if lat/lon coordinates in OSGB36 or WGS84?

If my DEM data's spatial reference is the British National Grid, when I use the xy tool in ArcGIS 10.2, are the lat/lon coordinates in OSGB36 or WGS84?
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UK Polygon Property Boundaries and Addresses

I am working on a project where i require the mapping of many UK property boundaries individually. Rather than going through each property and manually creating a polygon for its boundary, I was ...
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Seeking UK raster land cover? [closed]

We are looking for land cover data of the UK in raster form. Have tried downloading from 'Natural England' but this isn't the right format for ArcGIS Desktop. Needed for an undergraduate university ...
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Looking for DEM data of Brighton UK [duplicate]

Where can I find accurate DEM data of Brighton UK with an attribute table to be used in ARC GIS, being used for a university GIS project and have struggled to find this data.
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Generating random lat/long coordinates

Dedicated page on use of leaflet in R provides a very useful example on generating random latitude and longitude values for Central Europe: cbind(rnorm(40) * 2 + 13, rnorm(40) + 48) which results in ...
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ONS Open Geography Portal API Usage for boundaries

Is it possible to retrieve json/geojson boundaries using the ONS Open Geography Portal API, if so how? I have got my apikey and gone through the documentation though I am not seeing any mention of ...
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UK Post Code Location References [duplicate]

I have a spreadsheet data which only contain post code as location references. I want to map them to a point shapefile based on their postcodes. All I can think is to find a point data which have ...
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Seeking dataset which contains traffic and path network?

I'm looking to purchase a road network (e.g ITN), preferably with a traffic dataset (such as ESRI Streetmap). I don't know if the road networks with integrated traffic can be joined with path networks ...
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Converting UDPRN codes as points

I have some address data that's given as UDPRN codes, and want to plot them as points in QGIS. Is there a way to convert these to lat/long or join to some existing dataset that can get me there? The ...
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Finding old NHS Shapefiles? [closed]

I'm trying to track down a UK health geography shapefile and have hit a wall. The name of the specific geography that I'm after is 'NHS Area Team'. However I am looking for a historical version as the ...
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Need second-level subdivisions (Counties) for the United Kingdom

I am working on a map that requires second-level subdivisions for the United Kingdom, looking for these in shapefile format. These would be county-level subdivisions. I've done a lot of searching at ...
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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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Shapefiles of the UK

I'm revisiting GIS after several years of not using it and have opted for QGIS (currently v2.14). All the example files I have are of the US (Alaska) but I am learning QGIS for work purposes. I live ...
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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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Understanding LSOA and MSOA boundaries (UK)?

I'm currently attempting to do a statistics project summarising data across UK administrative boundaries, in particular Lower Layer Super Output Areas (LSOAs) and Middle Layer Super Output Areas (...
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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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Which county boundaries does Excel Power Map support?

I've got a bunch of UK data that is already aggregated to "county" level, that would merrily work in Mappoint 2006, however the borders it seems to use appear to be "odd", and some places just don't ...
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Finding furthest distance between two UK buildings that share same postcode? [closed]

What is the furthest distance between two UK buildings that share the same postcode? I'm not sure how to find this out myself.
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Finding UK population GIS data by city for free?

I am looking for some gis data for free of the UK population by city. I have found some in excel files but I am looking for other data formats(shapefile? CSV? I am not sure), data divided in smaller ...
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How to identify unknown coordinate system?

Now I'm trying to convert unknown coordinate system to Google Maps (WGS84?). How can I identify what kind of projection am I dealing with? I'm inspecting www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk. Route response ...
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Accessing WMS layers of UK coal mines?

I am trying to access the WMS layers from the UK Coal Authority website. I can connect to their servers and see the raster files available but when I download them, I can only view the rasters from ...