Questions tagged [uk]

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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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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