Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey


Ordnance Survey (OS) is Great Britain’s national mapping agency. It carries out the official surveying of GB, providing the most accurate and up-to-date geographic data, relied on by government, business and individuals.

Ordnance Survey @OrdnanceSurvey

Ordnance Survey supports the British Heart Foundation’s national database of defibrillators: https://www.gpsj.co.uk/?p=6636 #britishheartfoundation #defibrillators #cardiacarrest #ambulance #medical #charity

Ambulance services appeal for public's help to find 70,000 defibrillator devices scattered in community locations across UK

OS is helping save lives by supporting @TheBHF's national database of defibrillators.

It's used by UK's ambulance services - providing them with the location of the nearest defibrillator in an emergency.

Find out more: http://ow.ly/sUoH50JMw9c


Today is the start of #PlasticFreeJuly♻️

Encouraging millions of people around the world to reduce or refuse single-use plastics for the entire month!

Find out how we're getting involved here: http://ow.ly/23q350JMrtT

Join us for our Solving Problems with OS APIs workshop where we will introduce you to the @OrdnanceSurvey Maps & Features API🙌

This is an in-person even in our London Hub, from 17:30 – 20:00 on 13 July⏰

Interested? Register here: http://ow.ly/ihft50JLlvm

This #PrideMonth, we celebrate being the most authentic and proud version of ourselves, and continually working to create an environment where we all feel respected and valued.

Members of the OS LGBT+ 🏳️‍🌈 network share their experiences, and what it's like being part of OS.

There’s no need to crunch 1000’s of data files – we’ve done it for you!

Organisations, such as @BBC, @axismaps and @NlandNP are using OS Open Zoomstack data to compare rent affordability and create interactive maps.

Find out more: http://ow.ly/Im5i50JJwhS

We enjoyed attending @CHOGM2022 last week as part of the UK delegation - showcasing the nation's geospatial expertise, and discussing sustainable urbanisation, including efficient mapping of informal settlements in Lusaka, Zambia.

Read more: http://ow.ly/WThM50JJuwR


Did you know that geospatial can be a driving force in improving gender equality?

Improving the lives of women and girls is central to international development.

Read this article by @noor_moalla from Collision AI to discover how geospatial can help: http://ow.ly/24q550JJlBt

Making space‑based heat data accessible could help with #ClimateAction. Earth observation data is already being used to identify some of the areas at greatest risk from global warming.

Read the report to find out how:http://ow.ly/kXBj50JIgnF @spacegovuk @Space4Climate #Geospatial

Did you know that @Ldn_Ambulance uses OS AddressBase Premium data through the PSGA agreement to locate addresses when responding to 999 calls?

Discover how OS Places API enables emergency services to save time through flexible search methods: http://ow.ly/rPWh50JI14c

OS Data Academy applications are now open!

Are you inquisitive with a passion for data, analytics and problem solving?

Then apply to this exciting 18-month apprenticeship programme with OS, delivered by @JoinMultiverse: http://ow.ly/cNaB50JGPyG

#Apprenticeship #DataSkills

Can you guess where our Flying Team has been?

This is what #Glastonbury, home of one of the most famous festivals in the UK looked like days ago when it was captured as part of the planned flying programme for the year.

Learn more about our Flying Team: http://ow.ly/RZ1Q50JGPcN

Our Customer & Marketing team gathered in the New Forest National Park and took their fluffy friends on a sunny walk, while navigating with our OS Maps app! 🐶🌳

Feel free to share photos of your own pawsome office assistants in the comments 👇🐾

#BringYourDogToWorkDay #WeAreOS

Your new career at OS is calling! Discover our wide range of hybrid roles and apply: http://ow.ly/UAiG50JFz2l

#Hiring #TechJobs

We're proud that 41% of OS hires in 2021-2022 have been women. This #WomenInEngineering Day we celebrate women who dare to be part of the solution and are helping to build towards a brighter future.

Are you interested in visualising simple landscapes in 3D to bring your geographic analysis to life?

Try our free-to-use topology GIS dataset - OS Terrain 50, to get the bigger picture about flood risk, pollution, and more.

Discover more: http://ow.ly/4GUE50JCPKR

Are you an ambitious B2B marketer or know someone who is?

We have an exciting Head of Marketing opportunity. As a key member of our Commercial business unit team, you'll contribute to the domestic and international growth of OS.

Apply here: http://ow.ly/AqBw50JCNYe


We're 231 today! 🥳 Innovation has always been at the heart of what we do. From creating paper maps, to providing reliable location data and expertise to help #SeeABetterPlace across Great Britain, and the world.

Read more: http://ow.ly/aHVx50JCsau


We're here at @CHOGM2022 showcasing our sustainable urbanisation case studies, satellite derived heat data, peatlands projects, and more.

Hear insights from the Head of External Affairs, Matt Goodman when he joins the 'Data, Policy & Evidence' panel at 14:00.