Map of Hill Close Gardens

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It wasn’t just Hadrian’s Wall that I mapped in OpenStreetMap as part of our third UK quarterly project – “all things tourism”.  Closer to home I visited and mapped the wonderful Hill Close Gardens in Warwick. The gardens are a … Continued

Mapping Hadrian’s Wall

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Our third quarterly project for UK OpenStreetMappers saw us focus on all things tourism. A walking holiday along Hadrian’s Wall gave me a great opportunity to map one of the UK’s oldest, and definitely longest, tourist spots. Of course it … Continued

Hacking on Taginfo

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We recently blogged about the OpenStreetMap hack weekend in London. In that post we wrote about how Jochen Topf & Harry Wood worked on integrating TagInfo into the OpenStreetMap Wiki. They built a solution to auto-populate the wiki with data … Continued

Brutalist and Modernist Birmingham

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A new map based on OSM data has just hit the internet. Made by the Modernist Magazine with help from the Wisdom Factory it aims to display Birmingham’s modernist architectural heritage – mostly before much of it gets demolished!  You … Continued

OSM London Hack Weekend

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Last weekend I attended the OSM London hack weekend. The theme of the event was mobile, a key area where OpenStreetMap can grow it’s current offering. Timing couldn’t have been any better – just 2 days earlier the press was … Continued

Winter Preparedness

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It may seem crazy talking about winter in the middle of August (unless of course you live in the southern hemisphere), however this weekend we updated our winter gritting map. The map shows which roads in the West Midlands are … Continued