Spatial Hub: Turning local government data into self-sustaining assets

Local government organisations in Scotland are using the Spatial Information Service's Spatial Hub to share and unlock the potential of local government data.

Intelligent highway management: How spending on local roads and footpaths is decided

Manchester City Council worked with Gaist to ensure it had the right data to secure additional investment for maintaining its highways network to support the city’s growth ambitions.

South Ayrshire Council uses Story Maps to boost engagement

South Ayrshire Council is using interactive maps to make information about local issues more accessible, meaningful and engaging.

Access to local services that keep me healthy, safe and well

The unique reference number given to every property in Great Britain is linking public health data with local services, to build a clear picture of residents’ health and wellbeing in Kent.

Preserving the nation’s digital map heritage

The British Library, together with the UK’s five other Legal Deposit Libraries, is working with thinkWhere to preserve the nation’s extensive catalogue of digital map datasets for future generations.

Using unique property references for effective asset management in Conwy

Conwy Borough Council is using Unique Street Reference Numbers (USRN) to keep its asset management system up to date and help public services run more efficiently.

Improving access to information in emergency response situations

Geographic information is being used to help humanitarian and government organisations visualise data about disasters to predict, prepare and respond to emergencies in Cambodia.

Coordinating contributions from volunteer mappers for rapid disaster response

The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) and thinkWhere are using open source software, open data and cloud technology to coordinate a global network of volunteers providing mapping for disaster preparation, response and recovery.

Connecting the unconnected communities

Internet service provider Quickline worked with emapsite, a location services platform, to connect business and communities to super-fast broadband.

Bridging the skills gap to inspire the geospatial experts of the future

Scotland’s Spatial Information Service is working with the private, public, professional and educational sectors to inspire young people to embrace opportunities in geospatial information.