[Talk-GB] Hunt the London allotments - with wiki page
davefox at madasafish.com
Mon Sep 27 16:34:58 BST 2010
On 27/09/2010 14:52, Tom Chance wrote:
> On 27 September 2010 12:04, Ed Avis <eda at waniasset.com
> <mailto:eda at waniasset.com>> wrote:
> Tom Chance <tom at ...> writes:
> >If you have the time, it would be good to have buttons to say:
> >* "this allotment doesn't exist on the ground"
> >* "our name is correct"
> Also, "survey required" (about 60% of missing allotments can be
> traced from
> Yahoo photos).
> Not without a survey, of course! (without wanting to imply Ed doesn't
> survey first).
> Just in case anyone is tempted, one of the allotments I checked in
> Southwark showed up on the council's Mastermap web mapping service, in
> the Yahoo! aerial imagery and looked a bit like an allotment in the
> higher resolution Bing and Google imagery. But in fact it is
> completely overgrown and disused.
> Do please check them on the ground.
Hmm... Mapping from Yahoo without ground knowledge is legitimate.
Tagging the source as Yahoo implies that it maybe out of date & another,
more accurate survey, should be carried out in the future but that
shouldn't hinder adding the data.
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