Traffic Regulation Order Data Discovery Project

By Baz Lokat, Senior Consultant, GeoPlace. Like most people I have a routine in the morning before heading out to work; check the train times - make sure they’re running, grab my bag and head out of the door. My walk to the train station takes 12 min 35 seconds. This morning I paid more … Continue reading Traffic Regulation Order Data Discovery Project

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Predicting and preventing London’s next fire using predictive analytics and the Unique Property Reference Number

By Richard Duffield, Senior Consultant, GeoPlace.  For GeoPlace, one of the great pleasures of working with geographic information is learning so much about life in Great Britain and beyond. Recently London Fire Brigade (LFB) asked us to work with them on a fire prevention project. This was a chance for us to learn how they … Continue reading Predicting and preventing London’s next fire using predictive analytics and the Unique Property Reference Number

GeoPlace responds to HM Treasury’s discussion paper ‘The economic value of data’

By Gayle Gander, Head of Marketing. GeoPlace has responded to the recent discussion paper from HM Treasury on 'The economic value of data', highlighting the role of UPRNs and USRNs within a national data strategy. See our response below. --- GeoPlace welcomes the opportunity to comment on the discussion paper published by HM Treasury on … Continue reading GeoPlace responds to HM Treasury’s discussion paper ‘The economic value of data’

Persistent and well-behaved identifiers

By Richard Duffield, Senior Consultant, GeoPlace.  Identifiers are having a bit of a “moment”. For nearly two decades we have helped local government create and maintain the Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN) and Unique Street Reference Number (USRN), ensuring that they are nationally unique, persistent and otherwise well-behaved. Each local authority in England, Scotland and … Continue reading Persistent and well-behaved identifiers

Drones, robots and automobiles – a data journey

By Gayle Gander, Head of Marketing at GeoPlace Our national location data infrastructure is essential for the digital economy Drone deliveries. Connected autonomous vehicles. Even home-based robots are part of everyday life. These are key components in our digital economy, and they all depend on the integrity of our national location data infrastructure. Without it, … Continue reading Drones, robots and automobiles – a data journey