[Talk-GB] Missing place=city nodes: Manchester, Leeds

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Sun Apr 28 09:42:35 UTC 2013


On Sun, 2013-04-28 at 10:08 +0100, Malcolm Herring wrote:
> On 28/04/2013 09:49, Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> > don't know Leeds well enough to know what might be thought of as the centre.
> 
> Leeds Town Hall would the most suitable.

Both already exist, Leeds is here
http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/358309 and Manchester is here
http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/294001443

Both have the now obligatory collection of Russian and other names,
which are just phonetics and not names used, there has been some
discussion and has made me think not really valid. I think the only
non-English name that is really valid here is the welsh name for
Manchester.

Leeds, however it is in the middle of a pedestrianised area, so makes
routing results at best unhelpful as it directs you to a dead end side
street. Would be better on a main road from which the central car parks
are accessible.

http://osrm.at/33S

Phil (trigpoint)


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