Mappa Mercia is a project to grow OpenStreetMap in the West Midlands, UK. We run community events, provide training and support local organisations wishing to open up their data.

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We Are Ten

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August sees mappamercia celebrate its tenth birthday – can you believe it? We didn’t celebrate with a birthday cake but we did meet in Pershore Worcesteshire on Saturday 6th August at the Pickled... READ MORE

Busy days

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Yesterday I attended the Landor Future Highways Conference at the new iCentrum building on Birmingham Science Park, at the invitation of the Birmingham ODI (Open Data Institute) node. It was good to see... READ MORE

Colonisation by street cabinet

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Man_made=street_cabinet is not the most popular tag or object to map: there are only 753 instances in the UK according to taginfo. However ……they are proliferating at what seems a high rate judging... READ MORE