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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 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 scanned map with clear boundary is also acceptable. Thanks in advance!...
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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 assessment for all counties other than going to individual counties and requesting them? Thanks!
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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.
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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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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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Ordnance Survey BoundaryLine Data pre 2014

The OS only have Version: 10/2014 of BoundaryLine for download from https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/opendatadownload/products.html I asked if they had this data for earlier, and they replied that ...
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Where can i find the surface area and the number of premises for all UK districts?

I am looking for the surface area, and the number of premises for each UK district. The districts should be listed with their ONS codes. Rationale: I am trying to process and aggregate Ofcom data for ...
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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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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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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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Wickes UK stores' postcodes

I'm looking for a spreadsheet of postcodes for Wickes DIY stores in the UK. This is so that I can calculate the distance between customers' postcodes and the stores. Wickes has a store finder page (...
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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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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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Where are the concentrations of digital companies in the UK?

New research published this weekend suggests that the UK currently has 270,000 digital companies out of about 2.1 million total businesses. But does anyone have access to how many people are employed ...
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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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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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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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