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

We're thrilled that OS Maps has been shortlisted as @TGOMagazine's Walkers’ app of the year, as part of The Great Outdoors Reader Awards 2022!

Voting closes on 9 December: http://ow.ly/tswA50LTk7W

Read more: http://ow.ly/cFtS50LTkci

Are you looking for flexibility in your next role? Discover our latest jobs in HR, Sales and Procurement 💻

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#TechJobs #HybridJobs #Hiring

The countdown is on... Share the wander of Christmas with amazing outdoor gifts. ❄️ Fill their stockings to the brim with gear they will use time and time again! (Maybe even throw in one for yourself as well 😉)
#LetYourImaginationWander #StockingFillers

We're celebrating 70 years of @northyorkmoors! 🥳 Can you guess where Hannah took inspiration for her 'remix' of the national park map for the final #30DayMapChallenge?

OS Technical Relationship Consultant Hannah Wright maps #NorthYorkMoors70: http://ow.ly/pvmI50LR8tL

Congratulations to all the winners! 👏

Location data is helping to plan for better local roads, leading to more liveable local communities.

Discover how OS plays a role in the way roads are managed and used: http://ow.ly/6fX250LPQ2b

#30DayMapChallenge Day 29 - 'Out of my comfort zone' 🏞️ | OS Technical Relationship Consultant @GeospatialJess maps these three hills in the @peakdistrict nicknamed ‘Dragon’s Back’ - in a 3D diorama view. It was created using OS Terrain 5 data.

A collection of work inspired by Ordnance Survey maps in @StanleyDonwood's latest exhibition http://bit.ly/3GKupyl @jealous_gallery

#30DayMapChallenge Day 28 - 3D 📍| OS Data Scientist Anna Labetski maps UK postcodes with a '3D' in them, using OS Code-Point Open and Boundary Line data.

A point density raster was derived from the filtered postcodes, and a raster mask was applied with the boundaries of the UK.

🗺 Each day has a different theme. For Day One, we're looking at ‘Maps and Plans’.

📜 Our first document was thought to have been sent to King George III by General William Roy, outlining the origins of what we now know as the Ordnance Survey.

Applications for our 2023 Graduate Scheme are open until 11 December!

Discover opportunities in geospatial, data & technology - and develop your core technical expertise to stand out 💡

Find out more and apply: http://ow.ly/yQ5U50LOIbk

#GraduateScheme #Graduate

#30DayMapChallenge Day 27 - Music 🎶 | OS Geospatial Graduate Murray Chapman has mapped a plot of #EdSheeran's two-year global 'Divide Tour' - coloured according to the opening acts which accompanied him during the tour.

#30DayMapChallenge Day 26 - Islands 🏝️ | @Geovation's Geospatial Developer @rjhcarto maps the seven islands of the #Bristol Avon-Harbour floodplain, based on the flood risk estimated by @EnvAgency.

#30DayMapChallenge Day 26 - Islands 🏝️| OS Production Manager Sean Kennedy maps an allusion to the Shiant Islands' resemblance to North and South America - complete with an isthmus between the two largest "islands".

It's created using OS VectorMap District and edited in ArcGIS.

#30DayMapChallenge Day 26 - Islands 🏝️ | OS Geospatial Graduate Myles Colling has created an abstract map showing exaggerated hillshade and topography of the 8 main islands within the Canarian Archipelago.

#LasCanarias #CanaryIslands

This month the Tech Team at Geovation have been focusing on UK Environment Agency flood data.

Some leveraging general flood risk from differing sources, whilst others looked at flood event frequency.

Check them out👇

@OrdnanceSurvey #MOTM

#30DayMapChallenge Day 25 - Colour Friday - 2 colours 🔵🔴 | OS Data Management Specialist Sadie Harriott shows the distribution of addresses in Great Britain with the words ‘Blue’ or ‘Red’ in the name of the property, using OS AddressBase Plus data.

Are you passionate about helping communities, and interested in a tech career? Join OS and be part of exciting projects that help us show the world how to get to a better place: http://ow.ly/yMHg50LMU5E

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#30DayMapChallenge Day 24 - Fantasy 🌲🔮 | OS Technical Relationship Consultant Brian Johnston has created a fantasy island using OS data within the extent of the #Cairngorms National Park and applying @John_M_Nelson's 'My Precious' Style.


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#OrdnanceSurvey#BlackFriday #LetYourImaginationWander
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