Project Description

OS Open Names

The OS Open Names dataset contains point locations for settlements, roads and postcodes in the UK, along with names and basic contextual information.

OS Open Names can be combined with other Ordnance Survey datasets, such as OS Open Map Local or OS Vector Map District to provide map reference information. The data can also be used in spatial analysis or for building basic gazetteer search or geocoding functionality.

GIS4BUSINESS is an OS Partner and can supply OS Open Roads data in most major formats and for the coverage you require, from a small area to full UK coverage.

Type Vector – Points
Layers Named Places – Cities, Towns, Suburban Areas, Villages, Hamlets, Named Roads, Numbered Roads, Postcodes
Scale Recommended viewing scale 1:2500 to 1:4000000
Coverage Full UK or your area of interest
Update Frequency Quarterly
Formats Available Esri Shapefile, Esri File Geodatabase, MapInfo TAB, PostGIS, Others
Pricing Processing fee (dependent on coverage and format)
Licensing Open (License Information)
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