Information enquiries for the general public

Ordnance Survey (OS) provides mapping information and services

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Make the most of mapping

With access to our free data products, online content, and education resources, we’re helping a wide range of users and industries to make the most of mapping.

Our location data:

  • helps our customers to enjoy the outdoors
  • supports government policies
  • and enables businesses to unlock efficiency and insight.

Mapping services

Access mapping information for a range of topics such as property boundaries, planning application maps, election maps, and more

Historical map archives

You can get some historical maps from our map shop, and a whole range of historical products from our Partners

View historical map stockists

Mapping product support

Search for free data products and view technical support to use OS data effectively

Open data

OpenData (free) products

Ordnance Survey OpenData products can be downloaded for free with no registration required.

Search for free data
Product support

Product support

Access useful product and technical support to use OS data products successfully.

OS data product support

Education resources

View our broad range of resources available for schools and teachers

Maps and shop

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OS Maps

Discover millions of routes to walk, run and cycle; or plot your own with OS mapping and route planner tools on web and app. Try it for free.

OS Maps
OS Maps


Discover a wide variety of maps, books and outdoor gear! Choose from navigation maps to wall maps or personalised maps. From GPS watches to tents and sleeping bags, visit the OS shop for all your outdoor needs.


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