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UK is short for the United Kingdom, which itself is short for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; also called Britain

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ATM locations in UK and/or Ireland

I know lots of organizations and websites are publishing some of these but is there an open dataset with at a minimum of location and operator for ATMs in the UK and possible Ireland?
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London rail and tube station locations

I'm looking for a data set of rail and tube stations in the Transport for London network, specifically, stations where one could use an Oyster card. I'm interested in the locations of these stations ...
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Publicly Available UK Datasets

With no disrespect to our fellow data scientists over "the pond", one major problem from the rest of the world's point of view with questions like Publicly Available Datasets is the American focus of ...
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UK supermarket product nutrition

Are there sources of nutritional data about UK supermarket products, by barcode? The indexing by barcode does not need to be direct: if I have to implement a join with some other data to achieve that,...
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Looking for soccer player data

I'm looking for dataset for England clubs' players. No need for the statistics of clubs' win/lose. I'm looking for players' specific statistics. Like number of shoots or goals or position. Preferably ...
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When is open data not open?

I saw that Glasgow (I live there) is boasting about their open data (http://open.glasgow.gov.uk/). Yet I saw a tweet from an OpenStreet Map/Open data enthusiast: "It seems that, in spite of the hype, ...
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What's the train frequency at all stations in the UK?

I've been trying to find out how many trains stop at each UK train station, each day (or year, month, doesn't really matter but the more specific the better). But can't find any good sources. Could ...
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Are there any open mappings of train station identifiers in the UK?

I have a problem trying to join up train station data from different sources. There seems to be a standard to use 3 letter codes to represent each station. However, everyone seems to be using ...
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British Newspaper Archive

Anyone know if there is a way to obtain the OCR txt files from the British Newspaper Archive via some bulk download API? Some more details: This is the British Newspaper Archive: http://www....
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UK cities longitude and latitude details

I require a list of data on UK cities giving longitude and latitude details. Preferably in CSV or Excel format.
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House Price Data in UK by LSOA

I'm looking to get average house price data (more realistically, this will probably be data for house sales) by the Lower Super Output Area in the UK Alternatively, getting it by postcode could work ...
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UK river and catchment files for GIS

Is there any possibility to download for free the UK river and catchment files (e.g. vector or raster) readable for GIS? I need them for research purposes.
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Seeking River Thames polygon data

I'm having trouble finding data on the River Thames, specifically in the greater London, UK area. I am trying to georeference and digitize a map of the 1666 fire of London for my final project in my ...
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Extracting Residential Building (UK Datasets)

I am working with building polygon data of a city in England. The data are from EDINA Digimap's Topography Mastermap. I extracted the 'Building' attribute from 'DescriptiveGroup' fields to get ...
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Finding LiDAR data for London Borough of Camden?

I'm working on creating heights of polygons above terrain level, as in this blog post, but my area of interest is London Borough of Camden. Camden is the green shaded polygon on the map below, ...
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Legacy/obsolete UK postcodes

I don't expect anyone to be able to answer this, but hope to be proved wrong. Does anyone know if there is a reasonably comprehensive source of old postcode data? I have data going back a few years ...
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Northern Ireland electoral wards shapefile

Anyone have any idea where to get a shapefile for NI wards that corresponds to the 2011 census? NISRA has a small area shapefile that is supposed to be aggregable up to ward boundaries, but the file ...
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I need a KML file for Northern Ireland BT postcodes

I'm displaying a map of territories, which consist of UK postcode districts (e.g. SN12) The wikipedia page for each postal area includes a kml file that includes each district separately, which I'm ...
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Access to 5m Terrain data for flood modelling

I am doing flood modelling for my Parish in Shropshire on a voluntary basis and need high-res elevation data. Terrain 5 from OS would be ideal. Unfortunately I can't get it under the PSMA with OS. ...
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Monthly/Daily UK Rainfall Data

Do you know where I could find UK monthly rainfall data for as many gauges as possible? I am interested in the rainfall daily sum, within one month. I found this: https://data.gov.uk/dataset/...
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List of all UK political party/politician facebook pages

I'm working on a Chrome extension to analyse Facebook advert targetting by political parties, in the run-up to the 2017 UK general election. (https://whotargets.me) In order to conduct our analysis, ...
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What is the best source for up-to-date postcode locations in the UK?

The UK has unusually detailed postal location codes. There are about 2 million unique postcodes in use at any one time. Each code represents a business or a couple of handfuls of household delivery ...
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uk streets for UK postcodes

I have most geocoded UK postcodes and would like to obtain all streets close to each postcodes. I am aware of this open data source: https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/business-and-government/products/...
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Seeking shapefile of Cumbria (county) outline?

Looking for a shapefile of the entire county of Cumbria (UK) to use in ArcMap. Any ideas on where I can find one?
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Where can I get a shapefile for English Local Education Authorities

I am looking to map some data to local education authorities in england. I've found map examples here: http://schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/maps.php?region=all and https://www.haven.com/download/uk-summer-...
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Geolocation - UK places with 100,000 people within a 30 mile radius

I have a bunch of locations in a google fusion table, I've also got a population density spreadsheet from The Guardian so I have some data on population density. But I was wondering if there was a ...
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A free API for rock climbing locations?

Is there a free API for rock climbing locations in the UK? What I'm thinking of is an API which gets information along the lines of ukclimbing.com, e.g. https://www.ukclimbing.com/logbook/crag.php?id=...
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Seeking habitat data for UK

I am currently looking to analyse the effects of habitat on animal movement and was wondering whether there is any freely downloadable high resolution (preferably <10m) habitat raster data (e.g. ...
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Obtaining data sets for solved murder

Ii'd like to do a research project & developing an application which requires a data set of solved murders. Ideally containing: Something unique to the case, like an ID. Solved / unsolved and a ...
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UK Postcode Outcode Border Data Isle of Man and Northern Ireland

I am aware of this as a great source for UK postcode outcode border data as KML. Unfortunately, uk postcode outcode border data for the Isle of Man (IM -> IM1, IM2 ...) and Northern Ireland (BT -> BT1,...
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Historical data on forests and land use in the United Kingdom [closed]

EDIT: I have posted this question to the history.SE after a discussion on that site's meta. Are there any sources of historical land use/land cover data for the United Kingdom? I'm specifically ...
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Modelled air pollution data for UK at monthly resolution

I have found background data at the right spatial resolution from: http://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/data/pcm-data However this is by year, I ideally need the same data by month. There is a lot of site-...
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postcode mappings for English/England regions

I'm looking for a set of English postcodes where the 'Region' is matched for some mapping in R I've found a version here: https://www.doogal.co.uk/PostcodeDownloads.php but it's a bit old. The OS ...
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where in the uk may i find a register or map of properties and their energy use

I am looking for a register of the energy use of buildings in the uk with granularity down to individual building. Is this publicly available? I recall that this information is collected when ...
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Population and GDP of the UK nations 1950-today

I'm looking for the population and GDP of the UK nations (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) from the 1950s to today, ideally at the yearly level. Any tip?
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UK lookup table for Postal Code (explicitly)

Is there any lookup table for UK which translates the MSOA(middle layer super output area) codes into the Postcodes division (i.e. EI2 XXX, where XXX can be anything else). I have found lookup ...
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Free, real-time, aviation data API

Similar to my question Free source of AIS data (API), but for aviation. I am looking for a free, real-time, API for positions of aircraft. Ideally near London City airport, failing that, UK airports; ...
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London Fare Zones spatial data

Does anyone know if the London Fare Zones are available as a spatial data set? An example of a spatial data set would be: Shapefile KML GeoJSON
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Is there a set of data points available to draw an outline of the coast of the British Isles?

I would like to plot a map of the coastline of the British Isles using gnuplot, for which I need a data set of points along the coast. Is this available in csv form, please, or help to convert it to ...
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Annual reports from UK public companies

How can I get the 'annual report and accounts' from the top 500 listed (public) companies in the UK? (They are valuable data, despite them being PDFs.) We looked at scraping annualreports.com but it ...
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London bus stops registry

I'm trying to find public dataset where it's possible to find NaPTAN code from bus stop number displayed on the plate on each stop. For example for "CROFTON PARK STATION" number on plate is 58556 ...
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Fairtrade open dataset, UK

Is there an open or freely available dataset on fairtrade goods (produce and products) in the UK? Looking for product, produce type, price data, location data but would be interested in any dataset ...
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Where is the official source for UK population + age profiles data

I am looking for the latest UK population data at the lowest possible level (output area?) to include age profile breakdowns (eg 18-25, 25-30, 30+ etc). Naturally I have googled the topic, and I'm ...
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UK Weather Data Service

I'm looking for an online data set which can provide present UK-wide average temperatures, rain likelihoods, humidity levels and other meteorological data. Is anyone aware of an API/flat table data ...
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Where can I find city/town boundaries in UK? [duplicate]

Specifically, I am looking for the boundary of Barrow-in-Furness, a city in Cumbria, UK. GIS data in any format is preferable, but a scanned map with a clear boundary is also acceptable.
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Weather warning data

Whilst there exist options to get weather forecasts as open data I cannot seem to find anything relating to weather or flood warnings. Are current warnings or historical data available as open data ...
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Looking for data on British car specs/list prices/MSRP's for website design project

I am British and making a website about cars in the United Kingdom; it's not a consumer-type site (like Consumer Guide, Motor Trend etc.) but a personal site with opinions and some facts about the ...
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weather dataset

I am looking for a dataset exactly similar to http://forecast.io/raw/ that gives the values for London in 2015: temperature precipIntensity windSpeed windBearing cloudCover humidity pressure ...
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Seeking shapefiles on publicly owned land in UK?

Where can I find shapefiles of land owned by the National Health Service (NHS), Local authorities, universities and Ministry of Defence (MOD)?
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Historic data on UK roads 1950-2010

I'm looking for data about roads in the UK. OS Open Roads is a great spatial dataset with detailed shapefiles, but it doesn't contain temporal information. I would like to find a dataset with roads ...
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