[Talk-GB] Ordnance Survey 7th series available

Frankie Roberto frankie at frankieroberto.com
Tue Oct 6 21:24:11 BST 2009

2009/10/6 Steve Chilton <S.L.Chilton at mdx.ac.uk>

I am pleased to announce that the first of the OS 7th series
> out-of-copyright maps are available for use in OSM.
> Very brief details of the sheets and how to access them is available on the
> wiki at
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/7th_Series

Wow, they are beautiful maps!

I've just had a go at using them as a background in Potlatch, looking at
Campbeltown. There are plenty of roads on the map that aren't on OSM.  Is it
reasonably safe to assume that these probably do still exist, and can be
added to OSM (with appropriate source tag?)


Frankie Roberto
Experience Designer, Rattle
0114 2706977
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