Features and benefits

OS VectorMap Local is the most detailed of the OS backdrop mapping data products and covers the whole of Great Britain. Designed for creating graphical mapping, it can be used as is or provide a highly versatile geographic context for overlaying map data features.

The vector dataset version allows you to easily edit and customise the data to suit your application, such as adding or removing features and changing colour and styling. Alternatively, you could opt for a ready-to-use pre-defined raster version.

Delivered within minutes, the data includes:

  • Generalised building outlines
  • Contour lines
  • Field boundaries
  • Road centre lines
  • Department of Transport road classifications
  • Railways
  • Vegetation extents
  • Urban extents
  • Hydrology and land areas

It also includes non-topographic features such as administrative and electoral boundaries, cartographic text and symbols, and can be supplied with or without OS Terrain 5 contours.

The data is a replacement vector version of the popular OS 1:10,000 Scale Colour Raster Mapping (CRM) and is generalised to be viewed at scales between 1:3,000 and 1:20,000.

Perfect for

  • Display information online

  • Asset management

  • Land planning and use

  • Public consultation documents

Usable formats

Raster (print ready):

  • Georeferenced TIFF
  • Georeferenced JPG
  • Georeferenced TIFF_Lzw (for map information)
  • PDF

Vector (data export):

  • DXF
  • SHP
  • TAB
  • MIF

Key Points

  • Includes buildings, roads, railways watercourses and land areas, plus boundaries, cartographic text and symbols.
  • OS VectorMap® Local provides the content you need to create customised backdrop map data to maximise the value and presentation of your location data.


From £13.44 + VAT

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