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A-Z Mapping

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A-Z maps were created by Phyllis Pearsall in 1936 to provide a street-atlas of London with EVERY street marked! The company was originally called Geographers Map Co, with A-Z added in 1972. After the war expansion led to other cities being covered, and today almost all of the towns and cities in the UK have an A-Z Street Atlas. For the full history, see the A-Z website.

Today the company also produces a range of large-scale road atlases for the UK.

Year From Year To Map Name Scale Notes
1936 present A-Z London various The original A-Z map
? present A-Z Birmingham various One of the first additions after the war
? present A-Z Manchester various One of the first additions after the war




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