This application was built to enable a quick overview and import of existing open data into OpenStreetMap. It tries to demonstrate a possible approach and can serve as a blueprint to build your own Application.


Go to Schools.MapThe.UK



Click on login to start

Once authenticated start by clicking on start

If data from OSM is available it will display as an amber polygon, The Data from Ordnancesurvey is displayed as a blue polygon and the data from seed/edubase as a blue marker. Below the map details of this data is displayed.

If there is no openstreetmap data only the Ordnancesurvey data is displayed.

If there is no data from edubase or seed (i.e. outdated OS-Open data - school is closed):

The below image indicates that the school that once existed here was closed:

You can switch between OpenStreetMap

and satellite imagery.

 view nearby mapillary pictures

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