Faster insight – accessing local data on a national scale
How location is joining up valuable information across Scotland to provide better analysis
Maritime and Coastguard Agency pinpoints incidents with vernacular geography
Using Ordnance survey solutions including Mastermaps, Maritime and Coastguard Agency are able to pinpoint exact incident locations.
OS helps introduce 20mph speed limit in Edinburgh
Cutting speed limits in urban areas reduces the risk of road deaths. It also improves pedestrian safety and encourages drivers to choose other travel options.
OS data helps fire crews arrive faster
Ordnance Survey are helping the North-West Fire Control arrive at emergencies faster using GIS like OS MasterMap.
Cross-referencing data so NHS Lothian can care for COVID-19 shielding patients
How OS used different datasets to find the right spaces for a mobile blood-testing unit
OS pioneers smarter CCTV for Salford
This case study looks at how support and data from OS helped to reduce crime, support local authorities and create much safer, more connected, smart cities in the City of Salford in Greater Manchester.
Richer data protecting people and the environment from flooding
How location helps mitigate flood risk
ESRI UK mapping app protects York from floods
York City Council’s flood team can record, share and visualise information on a hand-held device thanks to Ordnance Survey mapping and ESRI.