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Boundary-Line support

Boundary-Line contains all levels of electorial and administrative boundaries, from district, wards and civil parishes to parliamentary, assembly and European constituencies.

Getting started

Boundary-Line for England and Wales was initially digitised from Ordnance Survey’s boundary record sheets at 1:10 000 scale (or, in some cases, at 1:10 560 scale).

Getting started guide (PDF)

This guide will help you to start using Boundary-Line

User guide (PDF)

This user guide is an introduction to Boundary-Line that offers guidance and advice on how to deliver the maximum value from the product.

Release note (PDF)

The latest release note for Boundary-Line.

More information

Technical information and other guides to help you with Boundary-Line


Key FeaturesWhat this product offers
FormatESRI Shapefile, GeoPackage, GML and MapInfo TAB,
Data structureVector
AttributesBoundary-Line contains every type of administrative area for England, Scotland and Wales
ScaleAll boundaries are captured and maintained to a generalised scale of 1:10 000
Update frequencyTwice a year - May and October
SupplyOnline download and DVD
Coverage Great Britain