OS Open Map Local

OS Open Map – Local is a great backdrop over which to display and analyse your data.

  • The most detailed street-level open data vector mapping product available
  • Now includes a raster image option which is easy to load in a GIS 
  • Key sites including colleges, health centres and bus stations clearly depicted, along with an enhanced level of building and road name detail
  • Now includes electric vehicle charging points sourced from the National Charge Registry (NCR)
  • Includes more road names than before and incorporates road name changes to unlock more detailed information for the road network of Great Britain.
  • Free to use for commercial, educational and personal purposes


  • Quickly identify hotspots in data like crime locations or property prices - the muted colours of this detailed backdrop map let your information really stand out
  • Understand your area in detail, including the location of key sites such as schools and hospitals
  • Get greater insights into land use for local planning as it maps the grounds major facilities occupy
  • Share high-quality maps of development proposals to help interested parties to understand their extent and impact
  • Analyse data in relation to important public buildings, roads, railways, lines and more
  • Present accurate information consistently with other available open data products


  • Coverage: Great Britain
  • Scale: The nominal viewing scale is 1:10 000, with a recommended viewing scale range of 1:3 000 to 1:20 000
  • Update Frequency: 6 months following Beta release
  • Formats: Raster (JPEG/ECW/TIFF) or Vector (GML, ESRI Shape, MicroStation® DGN or AutoCAD® DWG and DXF) 
  • Supply: Email Download, FTP, DVD, Data Streaming (WMS, WMTS, WFS)
  • Licensing Options: Open Data

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