[Talk-GB] Latest OS Opendata
osm at raggedred.net
Mon Aug 7 21:33:52 UTC 2017
I've taken a look at the latest OS open data: OS Open Greenspace. I've
created a simple overlay made of 1x1 degree overlay tiles, which is
probably a bit big for some areas, so scrolling can be a bit unpredictable.
There are ten types of green space in the dataset:
"Allotments Or Community Growing Spaces"
"Other Sports Facility"
"Public Park Or Garden"
Click on an area to show the type and the name if it has one.
Often the OS open data is a bit of a crude representation but this looks
a pretty good. OS described it as "public open space" but it certainly
includes some privately-owned spaces such as private golf courses. I
think this is a useful dataset to check an area to see if OSM is missing
Feedback is welcome. If it's useful, I'll probably sort out the tile
sizes and change the colours for each type.
Chris Hill (chillly)
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