[OSM-talk] Industrial estate roads (tagging question)

Mike Collinson mike at ayeltd.biz
Sat Mar 10 04:36:06 GMT 2007

At 05:25 AM 10/03/2007, Nick Whitelegg wrote:

>Spent the earlier part of the evening mapping an industrial estate filled with 
>scrap metal merchants and the like. The roads in this area were about the 
>same size as residential roads.  How do people generally tag these?
>I tagged them
>highway=service; abutters=industrial
>Is this general practice for this kind of road? Didn't think unclassified was 
>appropriate as they are not used as through roads.

Yes, I've done exactly the same and followed the same approach inside university and hospital sites.


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