From the 1970s to July 2020
Blog posted by: Steve Brandwood, Executive Director of Engagement, GeoPlace, 06 July 2020.
With the recent announcement of the Geospatial Commission’s Strategy, a new Public Sector Geospatial Agreement in place, Open UPRN and USRN products now available, a mandate on Central Government and NHS bodies to adopt UPRNs and USRNs and the introduction of AddressBase Core, a new lower price point AddressBase product released into the market, it feels like this moment is a significant step-change in the delivery of a national geospatial framework.
Our vision at GeoPlace is a world in which everyone benefits from the power of location data and our mission in this is to excel in delivering street and addressing data that inspires innovation and transforms people’s lives. This is a long-held ambition for us that can be tracked back over 50 years.
There have been several other significant moments in this story that we thought would be worth noting as we celebrate our most recent achievements. Our history is a shared history and our achievements are shared with our local authority Custodian colleagues, and the various organisations that share our vision and supported our mission over the years.
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Where is all the greenspace?03/09/2020 12:20:00
Blog posted by: Elaine Nicholls, Spatial Data Analyst, GeoPlace, 01 September 2020.
How Bounce Back Britain will benefit from using UPRNs and USRNs06/08/2020 13:10:00
Blog posted by: Richard Duffield, Head of Customer Insights, 05 August 2020.
Top 6 tips for establishing a location data management policy20/07/2020 16:43:00
Blog posted by: Simon Barlow, Executive Director of Consultancy and James Rodger, Executive Director IT Services, 17 July 2020.
Analysing the path network for Bracknell Forest Council13/07/2020 13:20:00
Blog posted by: Baz Lokat, Senior Consultant at GeoPlace, and Iris Rodenbusch, Spatial Data Analyst at GeoPlace, 09 July 2020.
Could the National Street Gazetteer support biodiversity by recording roadside verges?13/07/2020 12:48:00
GeoPlace’s National Data Analyst, Matthew Van Schaick, puts forward some ideas on how the NSG could be used to record data on roadside verges.
The Unique Property Reference Number: a game changer for the lettings industry08/07/2020 13:38:00
Blog posted by: Theresa Wallace, Chair of The Lettings Industry Council (TLIC), 07 July 2020.
FindMyStreet – showing the name, location, USRN and maintenance responsibility for every street in England and Wales06/07/2020 12:38:00
Blog posted by: Richard Groombridge, Product and Data Development Manager and Simon Bailey, Senior Strategic Relationship Manager, GeoPlace, 03 July 2020.
FindMyAddress – Making official addresses and UPRNs accessible to the public, for the first time03/07/2020 11:10:00
Blog: Luke Studden, Data Integration and Development Manager, GeoPlace, speaks of the importance of the open Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN) dataset.
Central government and the NHS must now use UPRNs and USRNs to unlock the power of place01/07/2020 10:10:00
From 1st July, Unique Property Reference Numbers (UPRN) and Unique Street Reference Numbers (USRN), which are the unique numerical identifiers for UK property and street locations, will be the standard for central government and NHS organisations for referencing and sharing property and street information.