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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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UK battle sites

Is there a dataset of UK battle sites? At a minimum, Lat/Long, but the more data the better such as who fought who, how many, who won, when was it, was it part of a particular war, etc?
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UK house prices including latitude & longitude

I am aware of the question House Price Data in UK by LSOA. While it does have some excellent answers, their granularity is postcode. That is actually good enough for me, but I need to be able to ...
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average (annual) salaries for occupations in the UK

I have occupations like this: Joiner Fitter Smelter Electrician and would like to obtain rough average (annual) salaries in the UK. Is anyone aware of such dataset(s)?
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Property tax assessment

What would be the best source for data set of property tax assessments for all counties other than going to individual counties and requesting them?
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UK monthly weather data

Is anyone aware of any monthly UK weather data based on grids, easting nothing, or even postcodes? Any pointers would be very much appreciated.
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Traffic/roadworks record for Greater London

I am looking for a dataset which provides a record of roadworks operations in and around London. Alternatively, I might be able to make use of a log of traffic/congestion much like what Google maps ...
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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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Seeking location data for UK parliamentary constituencies

I'm trying to do some data analysis on crime rates within my local constituency. I'm using the UK Police API to get the data but currently, I have to manually define the boundary using longitude and ...
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UK train data in real-time

Is there an API for rail company/ies, preferably for all UK locations? Lat/long, train Id at a minimum but data such as train name, speed, from/to station, ETA, number of coaches/passengers, train ...
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Free source of AIS data (API)

The automatic identification system (AIS) is an automatic tracking system that uses transponders on ships to locate them. There are also databases that provide information about the ship — size, type, ...
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Does anyone know if/ where I can download shapefiles for bus routes in Cardiff?

Had a look on OSM and various sources on google, however, there does not appear to be any obvious websites. I specially want the number 52 bus route for this current task but if there is a general ...
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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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London neighbourhood boundaries

I am looking for geospatial polygons representing London neighbourhoods. It is easy to get administrative units such as boroughs and wards, but they do not necessarily correspond with informal ...
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Statistically who gets higher **average** income, an employed engineer or an IT startup founder?

Starting your own startup is a great idea, you may become as rich as Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg. Wait... or may not. It of course depends on your skills and perspiration they ...
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Looking for non-domestic building floor areas in Scotland

Is there an equivalent of the Valuation Office Agency Rating List for Scotland? I've looked on the SAA website, but can only find a way to download rateable values for individual properties. No floor ...
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Seeking any free, mappable real-time data which updates frequently (UK based is nice, but not necessary)

I am looking for a free data feed (with HTTP(S) API) which I can use for various demos: something that I can map (both as markers and a heat-map) and chart the values real-time, and at least part of ...
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List of all UK bank holidays for the last 100 years

I'm after a list of all bank holidays, ideally separate lists for England, Wales, Scotland, NI, that include Date, Bank Holiday name. I can find individual years' worth, or a decade or two, but I'm ...
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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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UK Cities and Towns

I've scoured the internet (including stack exchange) and trialled a few datasets but none have suited my needs. I'm after UK town and city names with long/lat positions and populations (so I can style ...
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UK food nutrition data

I am building a small project based on building recipes and tracking nutrition. I want to be able to get correct data for foods that you can normally buy in shops in the UK by using the barcode. I am ...
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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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Seeking 1890 County Shapefiles of Scotland

I am struggling to find the county border shapefiles for Scotland that came into effect in 1890. I keep finding "counties before 1890" when googling. So, the file I'm looking for does not include a ...
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Aquifers and borehole wells in the UK

I want to be able to plot aquifers and borehole wells in the UK. I need to find out how far each aquifer and borehole well is from surrounding buildings and infrastructure. Is the only way to do this ...
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British pubs & restaurants : opening times and location

Google maps shows nearby pubs and restaurants. But it does not show if they are currently open, which is frustrating at some times of day. If I google search for the establishment, they often have ...
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Carbon emissions data for UK companies (and beyond UK too)

I am searching for a carbon efficiency reporting for UK government. To my understanding this data should have been reported in the past as per the CRC scheme in this or similar pages. However it ...
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Looking for DEM, DTM, DSM for northern England

I'm looking for DEM or similar (DSM, DTM) from which to make a slope map to identify suitable paragliding hills in an area of northern England - the Yorkshire Dales. I would like to be able to ...
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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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Seeking Policy Restrictions Data in London and South East?

I am researching various GIS data sources for London (UK). I was wondering whether anybody can give me pointers of where to get aggregated planning and policy restrictions data i.e. data that shows ...
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Which pub sells which beer in the UK?

Does anyone know of a reliable source of up to date data? Especially for craft beers & real ale, rather than Fosters/Carlsberg, etc, although data on those is welcome too (and whisky, now that I ...
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Seeking reservoir data set for UK?

I was looking for reservoir data to understand who owns which reservoir, could not find it over the internet. Anybody knows where I can find it?
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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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UK demographic data at full or outer postcode level

Is anyone aware of any open UK demographic data (England would be sufficient) at full or out postcode level?
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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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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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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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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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Where I can find all settlement boundaries for United Kingdom?

I'm looking for a dataset containing settlement boundaries for United Kingdoms. In short example I'm looking for a dataset that would allow me to draw something like the following (orange line): (...
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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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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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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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Largest cities in the UK? [duplicate]

I am looking for an up to date list of say the largest 25 cities in the UK by population. Searching around on Google, most lists seem to be a few years outdated, and some don't even specify last ...
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Requesting Workplace accident data from the UK Government

In the U.K. the Health and Safety Executive collects workplace accidents and fatalities data. They publish aggregated summaries but not the raw data. How and to whom do I request the raw data?
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Looking for dataset of the coordinates of the UK NUTS Levels

I cannot find the coordinates of the UK NUTS levels. There are resources which tell what the name and the code of NUTS regions are. But they do not provide what are their coordinates! I need a dataset ...
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UK boundary data shapefiles where features have attributes pointing to their parent subdivision?

I know similar questions have been asked before but none have given me exactly what I need. I am trying to find boundary shapefile data for the UK which splits different subdivisons into different ...
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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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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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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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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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UK Income and population by POSTCODES

I searching the data of the population + the income of the person in the post codes area for any digit layer in UK.
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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 ...