Aston Uni almost complete

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Had a series of meeting last week in Aston Science Park so I took the opportunity to walk around the campus improving the map. It was graduation ceremony time so there were lots of happy graduates and families around. I … Continued

Lichfield Social July

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On a glorious summer’s evening we altered our regular monthly social meeting venue to the city of Lichfield. For the first hour we mapped and then spent the rest of the evening through dusk sitting in the pub garden eating, … Continued

Chelmsley Wood

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Chelmsley Wood town centre has been undergoing a major redevelopment for several months – well it was the last time I surveyed it which was nearly a year ago. So it was time to repay it a visit. The road … Continued

Why can’t signmakers get it right?

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Or more accurately why can’t the contractors be bothered to check before they erect them? I wonder how long it will be before anyone bothers to correct this? Bus stop on SALISBURY ROAD

Birmingham gets NaPTANed

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Import of the NaPTAN data for Birmingham has been completed as a trial and we can now start the job of bus stop verification and adding all the bus route information which is not available in the NaPTAN dataset. Here’s … Continued

Birmingham & Solihull map now in print

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Today we received our batch of 50 limited edition prints of the new Mappa Mercia Birmingham and Solihull map built from the ground up by the OpenStreetMap community in the West Midlands. This is the first edition printed on A0 … Continued