[Talk-GB] un-named roads in UK

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Thu Aug 30 10:05:27 UTC 2018


PS: https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/48658548 in the example actually
does have a sign and may be an exception or simply an error on behalf of
the municipality.


Am 30.08.2018 um 11:58 schrieb Simon Poole:
>
> I can't speak specifically for the UK, but in general I would not
> consider google of any use at all for determining if a road has a name
> or not.
>
> Wit for example https://www.google.ch/maps/@46.7958402,10.2534831,18z
> Not a single of those "named-in-google" streets actually has a name.
>
> Simon
>
>
> Am 29.08.2018 um 22:21 schrieb Jubal Harpster:
>>
>> Hi Everyone,
>>
>>  
>>
>> Our Open Maps team (https://github.com/microsoft/open-maps) has been
>> taking a closer look at OSM in the UK.  Some of you may have seen my
>> session in Milan where we talked about Microsoft’s ongoing OSM work
>> inAustralia.
>>
>>  
>>
>> We found a few examples of roads missing names that we could use some
>> local help with. There does not appear to be an official name for the
>> examples below and we’re trying to figure out if they came from a
>> local source, ground survey or something else entirely.
>>
>>  
>>
>> *Road Name*
>>
>> 	
>>
>> *OSM*
>>
>> 	
>>
>> *Google*
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>> 	
>>
>> *Bing*
>>
>> Coach road estate
>>
>> 	
>>
>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/67494787
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>> 	
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>> _https://goo.gl/maps/PQXATz4iNMQ2_
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>> 	
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>> _https://binged.it/2o1mF1v_
>>
>> Rosneath Castle Caravan Park
>>
>> 	
>>
>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/92291906
>>
>> 	
>>
>> _https://goo.gl/maps/5zn1EEXwYER2_
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>> 	
>>
>> _https://binged.it/2BCrYOr_
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>> Merville Garden Village
>>
>> 	
>>
>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/139461452
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>> 	
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>> _https://goo.gl/maps/YdH5HCvhTqK2_
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>> 	
>>
>> _https://binged.it/2BCq9Rx_
>>
>> Stadium Mews
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>> 	
>>
>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/260127900
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>> 	
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>> https://goo.gl/maps/JJNxamCgLy12
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>> 	
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>> _https://binged.it/2C0LAw1_
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>>  
>>
>> These are not major roads but they are associated with a large number
>> of residential addresses so any help understanding the source of the
>> road names would be helpful.
>>
>>  
>>
>> Thank You
>>
>> -Jubal
>>
>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/jharpster
>>
>> https://github.com/jharpster
>>
>>  
>>
>>
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