[Talk-GB] Mapbox imagery update

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Wed Apr 27 16:38:21 UTC 2016


On Wed, 2016-04-27 at 16:13 +0100, Brian Prangle wrote:
> Yep - echo the big disappointment with MapBox imagery. Perhaps when
> we have OSMUK up and running we can lobby MapBox for some better and
> newer imagery?
> 
Imagery around Shropshire is certainly less than a year old, so a
definite improvement over the much older bing imagery.
For example the new Preston/Emstry Island layouts on the Shrewsbury
bypass are there, plus housing developments around Telford.
Phil (trigpoint)
> Regards> 
> Brian

> On 27 April 2016 at 15:48, Andy Robinson > <ajrlists at gmail.com>>  wrote:
> > And I noted around Swaffham in Norfolk that BING and Mapbox imagery are identical.
> >  
> > Cheers
> > Andy
> >  
> > From:> >  Phillip Barnett [mailto:phillip.p.barnett at gmail.com] 
> > Sent: 27 April 2016 15:25
> > To: Andy Robinson
> > Cc: Rob Nickerson; Talk-GB
> > Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] Mapbox imagery update
> >  
> > Cambridge appears to be Summer 2011, sadly.

> > On 27 Apr 2016, at 14:40, Andy Robinson <ajrlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Mapbox imagery for the area around me in north brum is I think from 2014. It’s a little more recent than BING but not buy more than a few months and the resolution is poorer.
> >  
> > Cheers
> > Andy
> >  
> > From:> >  Rob Nickerson [mailto:rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com] 
> > Sent: 26 April 2016 20:08
> > To: Talk-GB
> > Subject: [Talk-GB] Mapbox imagery update
> >  
> > Worth checking your local area:> > 

> > https://www.mapbox.com/blog/three-million-km/> > 

> > 
> > Rob
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