OS OpenData Street View

Contains Ordnance Survey Data (c) Crown copyright and database right 2010

If you’re not a map geek you may want to move along now. For those that are left, above is a map of Edge Hill taken from Ordnance Survey’s Street View product. On 1st April, OS released OpenData under a liberal attribution licence so anyone can use it. The detail on some of the maps is fantastic and while it’s not bang up to date – above you can see the Faculty of Health but not the new Business and Law School – it’s better than anything else out there.

It’s hard to overestimate the importance of what the Ordnance Survey have released, but that’s probably a post for another time and another place.

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  1. Hi Mike, I work at Ordnance Survey and its great to read such a positive response to OS OpenData. How are you hoping to use the data? Let me know because we’d like to showcase the best ideas on our own blog http://blog.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/

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