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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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Digital terrain models for Scotland at 1m resolution or less

The following link allows you to download a composite 2m DSM/DTM: 2m LIDAR Composite DSM & DTM for Scotland Are there any freely available datasets containing DTMs which are in <= 1m ...
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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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How to find DEM data with attribute table for Brighton UK

Where can I find accurate DEM data of Brighton UK (with an attribute table) to be used in ARC GIS, being used for a university GIS project and have struggled to find this data.
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Aerial photos of different tide heights

I'm looking for aerial photos taken at different tide heights of Holy Island, Northumberland, UK. Are these available anywhere?
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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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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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UK flight paths

There seems to be some data for the US, but is there any vector data for UK flight paths? The best case scenario is to obtain separate lines/polygons for different altitudes (I only need 0-1000m). 1 ...
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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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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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Can anyone use this Journalism tool on UK Public Bodies?

Are you looking for information on public bodies: especially links to their website and FOI request on "what do they know"?
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UK region wise families with young children

Where can I find the data about the number of families in the UK with young children of age between 1 and 14? I could not find it anywhere in the official www.ons.gov.uk.
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Data on shop/restaurant discounts (preferably UK)

Apps like Groupon, VoucherCodes show shop and restaurant offers/discounts near you. Are there any open data sets containing discount information over a large period of time? I am looking preferably ...
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I need to motorway map of the UK as data in CSV format

I need the motorway map of the United Kingdom as data in CSV file format.
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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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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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Seeking spatialized Employment Information for England?

I was looking for a shapefile with employment opportunities (jobs) for England or London – at the LSOA or output level. Im not sure is this is what they call Workplace population. Is this it? Do ...
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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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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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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 Life Expectancy (Either HLE or LE) by small area

I have managed to track down the UK Life Expectancy statistics for multiple different criteria, but not by local area. Ideally this would be by either Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or by 2015 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Secondary schools Ireland, UK & Finland

Does someone know where to find the contact information of all the secondary schools of Ireland, Finland and UK? I am researching for schoolnames, place, e-mail and post adress. I found already some ...
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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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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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Where can I find UK local authority to county lookup?

I am using a dataset that has missing counties (UK). I think I can add these to the dataset where the record has a local authority. I have searched the ONS website and OpenDataCommunities.org, as ...
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Data on percentage of name in the UK and US

Where could I find datasets of the percentage of name in the UK and US? I am looking at both first name and surname. And is it even possible to find such dataset?
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Any geospatial irrigation data for the UK?

Are there any geospatial datasets for irrigation in the UK? I've had a look through https://www.ceh.ac.uk/data but there isn't anything for agricultural irrigation in the UK.
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Is there a public source for the metadata describing English GP prescribing data?

The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) publishes data every month (see here for an example) describing the number of drug prescriptions issued by England's GP practices. The data shows ...
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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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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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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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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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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 Mobile phone gps location database

I working on a system that will be doing spatial calculation across UK - finding users within proximity to some location. What I am after is data that would be a snapshot at certain point in time of ...
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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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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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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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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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Campgrounds in the United Kingdom

I'm looking for a dataset with campgrounds in the United Kingdom that I can load into a handheld Garmin GPS-receiver. Openstreetmap includes some, but it is not complete and it is not easy to search ...
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Business microdata from UK Data Service

UK Data Service has several very interesting business surveys with the data that rarely appear elsewhere. It describes turnover, cost of capital, organizational structure, and other microeconomic ...
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UK Rural and Urban Data

I am looking for some reliable and potentially free data the divides the UK into rural, urban etc. sections: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/rural-urban-definition the classification can ...
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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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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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Fixed landline usage UK

I am looking for some data on fixed line phone usage in the UK, monthly or higher resolution, as I am aware the data exists yearly on the ofcom website.