[Talk-GB] English Urban Areas Building Heights 🔝🏢

Rob Nickerson rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com
Sun Dec 17 22:21:00 UTC 2017

>Presumably it's the CC BY open data here:


Yes, that's the one. I have added the attribution statement to the OSM
wiki contributions page so feel free to go ahead and start using the
data. I recommend just taking the height data and not the building
shapes as these are from OS Open Maps and aren't that detailed. We can
do better.




On 17 December 2017 at 10:26, Rob Nickerson <rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com>

> Hi all,
> I am delighted to let you know that OSM UK have received written
> permission to use the Emu Analytics "English Urban Areas Building Heights"
> in OpenStreetMap.
> This permission is in the form of OSM's standard CC-By waiver template. I
> will add the relevant text to the wiki copyright page today.
> If using the data please add source=Emu Analytics to your changset or
> source:height=Emu Analytics if you prefer to add source data direct to an
> object.
> Finally note these are crude building polygons so height data may not be
> suitable for complex building shapes.
> Best,
> Rob
> OSM UK team
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