[Talk-GB] Hunt the London allotments - with wiki page

Dave F. 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Tagging the source as Yahoo implies that it maybe out of date & another, 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.

Cheers
Dave F.
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