[Talk-GB] Suburbs in London/Brum - big edits

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Wed Nov 19 11:01:21 UTC 2014


On 19/11/14 10:07, Tom Chance wrote:
> The user has changed a whole lot of places within London and Birmingham
> that were tagged as town / village / hamlet / etc. to place=suburb. He
> appears to be following the advice now given on the wiki, that:
> 
> "Areas of a town/city should not be tagged with place=town,
> place=village or place=hamlet. These should only be used for distinct
> settlements."

Since road signs still show 'town centre' then the associated town
should still be tagged and I'm with you that just because on one level
these places are now ALSO part of a larger conurbation, the origin is
still accurate and relevant on the ground.

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