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

Dean Earley dean at earlsoft.co.uk
Sun Mar 11 08:51:24 GMT 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.

I use unclassified if they are public (named) roads, then service for 
the little stubby bits (depends on the layout) or roads through car parks.

Dean Earley, Dee (dean at earlsoft.co.uk)

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