By Nick Chapallaz, Managing Director, GeoPlace 2020 has been a year in which so many key events have happened, both challenging and rewarding. It’s been the year of COVID-19 of course, which has tested business, government and people in many different ways. I’m proud of my team. They’ve worked incredibly hard this year to help … Continue reading So, what has 2020 been like for GeoPlace?
By Elaine Nicholls, Spatial Data Analyst, GeoPlace Greenspace is essential for our well being. Being in the open air contributes to our mental and physical health and, in the UK, we’re fortunate to have a great deal of green space we can get to relatively easily. The Accessible Natural Greenspace Standard (known as ANGSt), recommends … Continue reading Where is all the greenspace?
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
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”.
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’
Feedback from Address and Street Custodians to the Geospatial Commission following the GeoPlace annual conference
Unique property and street reference numbers should be part of the core systems for all public sector organisations
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
By Gayle Gander, Head of Marketing at GeoPlace In just two weeks’ time, Birmingham will be crowded with addressing and streets experts – hundreds of them, all squeezed into Edgbaston cricket ground for GeoPlace’s annual conference. Over 400 predominately local government people will participate in the only day of the year given over exclusively to … Continue reading Everything really does happen somewhere – this time in Birmingham
By Richard Duffield, Senior Consultant at GeoPlace Maybe you’ve heard the phrase “I’m sorry for writing such a long letter, I didn’t have time to write a short one”? A quick Google search suggests Blaise Pascal is credited with saying this in 1657. I know how he felt. This is how I feel when analysing … Continue reading How to identify gaps in the payment of non-domestic rates