[OSM-dev] Name tag for amenity=bank and amenity=atm

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Fri Dec 5 11:29:32 GMT 2008

I've always used name=, rather than operator= for banks.

The name finder already uses the name for banks. Try this search:
nationwide bank near penge

On 5 Dec 2008, at 11:16, Maarten Deen wrote:

> I've added some comments on the amenity=atm and amenity=bank tags.
> For amenity=atm, operator is chosen to add information who the ATM
> belongs to. For amenity=bank, no key is chosen for this, but I
> think something needs to be decided.
> Mapnik does not render name for bank or atm. Osmarender renders
> name for bank, but does not render operator.
> I would think operator and name are usually the same. Any examples
> of cases where this is not so?
> I would like to document it so that the Name Finder will find the
> node if you search for it. I would think that it searches for the
> name key and not for the operator key.
> Any comments?
> Maarten
> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Tag:amenity%3Datm>
> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Tag:amenity%3Dbank>
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