UPRNs – Supporting the response to COVID-19

By Richard Duffield, Senior Consultant and Gayle Gander, Head of Marketing, GeoPlace. When we know where people are, we can help them faster and we can help them better. Today, with COVID-19 affecting us all, we’ve never been more dependent on the ability of our health services, local and central government to deliver vital support measures … Continue reading UPRNs – Supporting the response to COVID-19

JAG(UK) supporting the industry through Covid 19 and beyond

By Dave Capon, CEO, JAG(UK) JAG(UK) is a sister organisation to GeoPlace, it represents all 209 Street and Road Authorities in Street and Road Works matters relating to the New Roads and Street Works Act: 1991 and the relevant parts of the Traffic Management Act 2004. JAG (UK) is the mechanism through which Street and Road … Continue reading JAG(UK) supporting the industry through Covid 19 and beyond

Working for the local community

By Gayle Gander, Head of Marketing at GeoPlace with Rachel Antcliffe, Principal LLPG Officer at Leeds City Council West Yorkshire councils collaboration with the emergency services is leading to better quality location data Accurate data is imperative for protecting the vulnerable and despatching resources to the right location in an emergency situation.  In the simplest … Continue reading Working for the local community

Using the UPRN to improve collection of Land Transaction Tax in Wales

By Richard Duffield, Senior Consultant at GeoPlace. A Welsh version is available below. In Wales, Land Transaction Tax (LTT) replaced stamp duty from April 2018. The tax is used to support public services in Wales, so it is important to government, to citizens and business as property buyers, users of public services and taxpayers that … Continue reading Using the UPRN to improve collection of Land Transaction Tax in Wales

Culture and Location. A Capital Idea

Simon Barlow, Executive Director of Consultancy, GeoPlace. We love the profound sense of knowing our place in the world. We also know that communities thrive on understanding their location in context, and that our country’s diverse cultural heritage is a vital part of what it means to say, “Proud to be British”. That said, the … Continue reading Culture and Location. A Capital Idea

How to bring location to life

Emily Griffiths, Head of Data Quality and Analytics, Josh Gooch, Senior Spatial Data Analyst, Luke Studden, Supplier Manager, Gayle Gander, Head of Marketing At our annual conference, we wanted something special to show how address and street data can really ‘bring location to life'. The GeoPlace annual conference is an event that brings so much … Continue reading How to bring location to life

Bringing location to life

By Gayle Gander, Head of Marketing GeoPlace’s annual conference is on 9th May in the City of London, its theme is ‘Bringing location to life’ Everyone’s talking about how to build a better Britain. By delivering national infrastructures of address and street information to the best possible standards, we can furnish innovators and policy-makers with … Continue reading Bringing location to life

A Christmas Message from Nick Chapallaz, GeoPlace Managing Director

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