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OS 1:250,000 modern (ish) layers

Post by Steven » Sun Dec 24, 2017 22:35

As part of a Happy Christmas to all those of us that love maps (and let's face it, that should be most of us!), there are two entire new map layers being uploaded this evening ready for Christmas Morning.

Thanks to the joy that is OS OpenData, we can bring you two in-copyright layers - the 2010 and 2013 editions of modern OS mapping across the whole of Great Britain at 1:250,000 - the metric equivalent of Quarter Inch maps, which is where you'll find them on SABRE Maps.

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Post by Steven » Tue Dec 26, 2017 22:03

...and as a late Boxing Day treat, the 2016 edition is also now online.

I hope people are enjoying them!
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Post by B1040 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 22:05

Thank you.
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Post by c2R » Wed Dec 27, 2017 08:28

Thanks Steven - I tried a bit of a spot the difference between the 2010 and 2013 versions the other day... some differences are there, but very little was built in that time!
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Post by Steven » Wed Dec 27, 2017 08:46

c2R wrote:Thanks Steven - I tried a bit of a spot the difference between the 2010 and 2013 versions the other day... some differences are there, but very little was built in that time!
The easiest place to spot these things is in Scotland, but there are more minor changes too - Cobham and Gloucester services appearing, for example.
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Post by wrinkly » Wed Dec 27, 2017 17:36

c2R wrote:Thanks Steven - I tried a bit of a spot the difference between the 2010 and 2013 versions the other day... some differences are there, but very little was built in that time!
There's A1(M) 49-51, of course.

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Post by Robert Kilcoyne » Wed Dec 27, 2017 21:21

c2R wrote:Thanks Steven - I tried a bit of a spot the difference between the 2010 and 2013 versions the other day... some differences are there, but very little was built in that time!
A689 Carlisle Northern Development Route (under construction in the 2010 version, open in the 2013 version)

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Post by Steven » Thu May 24, 2018 10:26

Five months later, the 2017 layer has been added - the 2018 OpenData release is due in June, so we should get that one uploaded fairly soon as well.

There's actually a surprising amount of change from the 2016 layer on there!
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Re: OS 1:250,000 modern (ish) layers

Post by Steven » Fri Jun 08, 2018 22:04

Steven wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 10:26
Five months later, the 2017 layer has been added - the 2018 OpenData release is due in June, so we should get that one uploaded fairly soon as well.
It's now June, and as suggested Ordnance Survey have released the 2018 edition of the 1:250,000 scale mapping as OpenData. There's therefore the new layer available on the "Quarter Inch" layer group.

Enjoy playing "spot the difference"!
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Re: OS 1:250,000 modern (ish) layers

Post by c2R » Fri Jun 08, 2018 23:56

Steven wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 22:04
Steven wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 10:26
Five months later, the 2017 layer has been added - the 2018 OpenData release is due in June, so we should get that one uploaded fairly soon as well.
It's now June, and as suggested Ordnance Survey have released the 2018 edition of the 1:250,000 scale mapping as OpenData. There's therefore the new layer available on the "Quarter Inch" layer group.

Enjoy playing "spot the difference"!


Nice... LTC route has made an appearance, and there is some messing around with colours on the A90/M90
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Post by Steven » Tue Sep 03, 2019 09:01

Now that the new menus are sorted out on SABRE Maps, the 2019 OS 1:250,000 layer is now available for your delectation and delight.

Enjoy!
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Post by orudge » Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:01

Nice, with the AWPR in all its glory - thanks, Steven!

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Steven wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 09:01
Now that the new menus are sorted out on SABRE Maps, the 2019 OS 1:250,000 layer is now available for your delectation and delight.

Enjoy!
Excellent. The new menus are much better too.
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Re: OS 1:250,000 modern (ish) layers

Post by Steven » Tue Oct 01, 2019 02:02

Whilst looking for something else entirely, I discovered that I had a copy of the 2011 release of the 1:250,000 OpenData hidden away. This has now been georeferenced and tiled, and is now available for your enjoyment on SABRE Maps.

There's not huge amounts of difference between it and the 2010 and 2013 layers to either side - but they are there if you look hard enough!


In addition, having had a conversation with OS Customer Services, it would appear that they simply do not hold any copies of older versions of OpenData - they apparently simply overwrite the versions on their servers. If anyone has downloaded or ordered on DVD the "missing" editions (2012, 2014 and 2015), then please get in touch with me so we can get these revisions online and they are preserved for the future.
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Re: OS 1:250,000 modern (ish) layers

Post by Steven » Thu Aug 13, 2020 21:16

After a long gap whilst various items were sorted out on the SABRE server, the latest 2020 release of the OS 1:250,000 OpenData has been uploaded to SABRE Maps.

If you're not sure whether there are any differences between the 2019 and 2020 releases, then I suggest you look in the general direction of Huntingdonshire...
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Re: OS 1:250,000 modern (ish) layers

Post by c2R » Thu Aug 13, 2020 21:20

Steven wrote:
Thu Aug 13, 2020 21:16
After a long gap whilst various items were sorted out on the SABRE server, the latest 2020 release of the OS 1:250,000 OpenData has been uploaded to SABRE Maps.

If you're not sure whether there are any differences between the 2019 and 2020 releases, then I suggest you look in the general direction of Huntingdonshire...
And M11 J7a makes an appearance....
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