Pages: 1218 July 2011
The Prime Minister announced today that Ministerial responsibility for Ordnance Survey, alongside Land Registry and the Met Office, will pass to the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS).07 July 2011
Senior representatives and leaders from mapping organisations from across the world descended upon Southampton last week for a conference hosted by Ordnance Survey28 June 2011
Following its successful launch in Bath last year the popular exhibition, Britain from the Air, has taken its first step on a UK-wide tour, in Oxford21 June 2011
Tuesday 21 June marks 220 years since the establishment of Ordnance Survey, Britain’s national mapping agency.01 June 2011
A traditional ribbon cutting ceremony marked the official opening of a new Graduate Geography and Environment Research Hub at the University of Southampton12 May 2011
The Power House exhibition showcases the roles of major organisations which provided the bedrock of England’s power throughout the centuries, who worked within the Tower walls; this included Ordnance Survey.11 May 2011
This week, metadata about Ordnance Survey’s products has been made available through data.gov.uk, alongside INSPIRE-compliant view services through the OS OnDemand web map service.06 May 2011
Following a day of drama and excitement at Ordnance Survey’s Southampton head office, the winners of the GeoVation Challenge, ‘How can we improve transport in Britain’ have been decided06 May 2011
Ordnance Survey has awarded a new 4-year Framework Agreement for the Supply and Maintenance of Geospatial Data, which replaces previous data collection contracts16 April 2011
Digimap for Schools, the online mapping portal that brings digital Ordnance Survey mapping into the classroom, received a top honour at the Geographical Association’s awards on Thursday (14 April) evening.06 April 2011
Six months of fundraising by Ordnance Survey staff has generated £10,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care.01 April 2011
Following approval from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), the legal process to form GeoPlace has now been finalised, and production of the ‘national address gazetteer database’ to provide one definitive source of accurate spatial address data for England and Wales is now on track for delivery in the Autumn 2011.01 April 2011
Today (1 April 2011) marks one year since the launch of OS OpenData, the service that made a range of Ordnance Survey mapping data available for free for the first time.01 April 2011
Public sector organisations in England and Wales have access to Ordnance Survey mapping data under a single agreement for the first time from 1 April 2011. 07 March 2011
100 stunning aerial images which form part of an extraordinary outdoor exhibition can now be viewed on a new interactive map created using Ordnance Survey data.04 March 2011
This week, Ordnance Survey held an event at its new head office to reveal the second phase of its new pricing and licensing model to current Licensed Partners, which aims to enable greater access to its products and geographic datasets under a simplified structure.
Competition Officials Have Cleared Government Plans To Create Definitive National Address Database For England And Wales15 February 2011
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has given the green light to plans unveiled by Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, in December 2010.07 February 2011
Ordnance Survey has joined forces with Southampton City Council to celebrate over 160 years of history between the map makers and the city with an exhibition at the Maritime Museum.28 January 2011
A brand-new, purpose-built day nursery has opened for business at Adanac Drive in Southampton. Built by Ordnance Survey to provide childcare for staff, the nursery is being run by local childcare expert Clive Tongue and is extending a welcome to local children20 January 2011
The latest figures from Ordnance Survey, Great Britain’s national mapping agency, reveal the effect of the recession on the high street, with the presence of estate agents, building societies and auction houses being most significantly reduced.
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