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Ordnance Survey releases open dataset and free map of Britain’s Green Spaces

Posted July 17, 2017

At long last, Ordnance Survey have released a comprehensive, free map of Britain’s green spaces. OS explain; “Since the Greenspace map was reaffirmed as a commitment in 2015, OS has worked in collaboration with a large number of Non-Government Organisations and Government partners to compile the OS Open Greenspace dataset and digital map.

Accurately depicted within the dataset is the location and extent of recreational and leisure features and, for larger sites, their access points.

Example features included in the data is every public park in Great Britain, every play space, playing field, golf course, public garden, bowling green, allotment and more.” Press release and the dataset

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