At GeoPlace LLP’s annual Awards, some of the more unusual house names and addresses in Britain came to light in a new category, the “Award for Britain’s Most Fantastic Address”.
From Nick Chapallaz, GeoPlace Managing Director. It’s been a busy and extremely enjoyable first few months in the post. There has been much to get up to speed on with the amazing array of activities we’re involved with, getting to know the superb GeoPlace team, re-connecting and getting to know many of you. It has … Continue reading A Christmas Message from Nick Chapallaz, GeoPlace Managing Director
By Cathy Coelho is Principal Chair of the DCA Regional Address Group and Glenn Dobson is Principal Chair of the DCA Regional Streets Group Christmas greetings to one and all, it’s that time of year again, it seems to come around quicker each year. As your Principal Chairs Cathy and I would like to wish you … Continue reading A Christmas Message from the Principal Address and Streets Chairs
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
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
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’
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