[Talk-GB] Latest OS Opendata

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Wed Aug 9 11:44:30 UTC 2017


Interesting, if only to note it's inaccuracies: a few parks are missing 
half of their full area in my locale.

Is National Trust/CRoW land in a separate database?

DaveF

On 07/08/2017 22:33, Chris Hill wrote:
> 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.
>
> https://raggedred.net/greenspace/#13/53.4520/-1.2173
>
> There are ten types of green space in the dataset:
>
> "Allotments Or Community Growing Spaces"
> "Bowling Green"
> "Cemetery"
> "Golf Course"
> "Other Sports Facility"
> "Play Space"
> "Playing Field"
> "Public Park Or Garden"
> "Religious Grounds"
> "Tennis Court"
>
> 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 something.
>
> Feedback is welcome. If it's useful, I'll probably sort out the tile 
> sizes and change the colours for each type.
>




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