[Talk-GB] Importing Shell fuel stations

Brian Prangle bprangle at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 17:34:23 UTC 2017


This is something that could be done officially by the UK OSM chapter

On 16 November 2017 at 13:05, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:

> On 16/11/17 12:48, Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) wrote:
> >> Here's a strawman to start the discussion:
> >>
> >> Use Harry Wood's improved visualisation as a progress checker, with a
> colour
> >> change for  missing filling stations to red
> >> Get active mappers to add/amend data around their localities or journeys
> >> Change marker colour for filling stations that are "complete" with Shell
> >> data where it is correct to green
> >> Watch the map turn green as we make progress
> > That sounds good to me. The one issue I have with the import though is
> > the reference numbers being proposed. As I think someone already noted
> > in the previous discussion, these seem to belong to the third-party
> > rather than being an official branch number assigned by Shell.
>
> Anybody asked Spar if we can use THEIR list of 1054 forecourts to add
> even more detail to this. Certainly many Shell and BP forecourts are
> owned and run by Spar and not Shell or BP ...
>
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