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Publicly Available UK Datasets

In Scotland specifically, I would suggest that you have a look at: Statistics.gov.scot - a very decent repository of publicly available data in Scotland, a lot of spatially aggregated. UK NOMIS - ...
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Publicly Available UK Datasets

Try https://geovation.uk/data-sources/ for a pretty comprehensive list of links to sources with crime data, retail data, consumer data, transport data and government data. You can also refer to this ...
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Seeking River Thames polygon data

OpenStreetMap has it as Waterway. Data Source (shapefile) https://download.geofabrik.de/europe/great-britain/england/greater-london.html Extract and load into a GIS (QGIS used here). ...
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Legacy/obsolete UK postcodes

Postcode data is now available on the ONS website. From that page you can download a CSV file which when uncompressed is over one gigabyte in size. One of the fields is DOTERM, which gives you the ...
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House Price Data in UK by LSOA

To add to Steven Lee's answer, the entire transaction level dataset from England's Land Registry can be downloaded from the Land Registry site. This dataset contains every house price from house ...
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House Price Data in UK by LSOA

Office for National Statistics have aggregated land registry data to LSOA for you in the House price statistics for small areas in England and Wales report. Disclaimer: I work for the ONS.
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Seeking shapefile of Cumbria (county) outline?

Ordnance Survey as the national mapping agency of the UK should always be your first stop for this sort of data. You need the BoundaryLine dataset which contains modern and historical county ...
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Extracting Residential Building (UK Datasets)

Mastermap topography doesn't tell you much about building use unless it's something significant. On page 29 of the user guide it says With a few exceptions, for example, by describing government ...
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Population and GDP of the UK nations 1950-today

The Office for National Statistics website is going to be your friend here. The current Population Estimates Dataset includes (under 'Mid-2016 detailed time series') national and regional population ...
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UK river and catchment files for GIS

FYI a colleague of mine suggested me the following website, where you can find the UK (detailed) river network: https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/business-and-government/products/os-open-rivers.html ...
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Traffic/roadworks record for Greater London

You can find the data here -: https://www.datazar.com/file/fc210d5e3-f0a6-489a-9fe0-e06f3da140cb P.S - I work for datazar, an open data library, where people can share, discover and work with data.
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postcode mappings for English/England regions

The Office for National Statistics Postcode Directory contains: Regions (Former Government Office Regions - GOR) The 9 GORs were abolished on 1 April 2011 and are now known as 'regions' for ...
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Publicly Available UK Datasets

Just to add, Northern Ireland now has its own Open Data Portal: https://www.opendatani.gov.uk/
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What is the best source for up-to-date postcode locations in the UK?

Ordnance Survey is an open data site you may find helpful.
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Finding LiDAR data for London Borough of Camden?

The NERC Airborne Research Facility (https://nerc-arf-dan.pml.ac.uk/) has LiDAR data from 2010 which covers a little of Camden. It is quite a long thin strip, a subset over Camden is shown below. ...
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Where can I get a shapefile for English Local Education Authorities

http://geoportal.statistics.gov.uk/datasets/c4a62d87de9f4b6087cf5f1515d5a0c1_0?geometry=-8.141%2C54.005%2C4.933%2C55.897&uiTab=table&orderByFields=ctyua14nm+ASC_ from the ONS Open Geography ...
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UK cities longitude and latitude details

You can probably use OpenStreetMap (OSM) for this. OSM is a open database of geographical features. OSM features are described by tags, that are combination of key-value pairs. The entry point to ...
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UK cities longitude and latitude details

Probably the best source of GB data is the Ordnance Survey - in this case you want the Open-Names product.
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UK cities longitude and latitude details

Areas/ boundaries of UK cities and major towns from the Open Geography Portal at the UK Office for National Statistics: Major Towns and Cities (December 2015) Boundaries Available as .csv/.kml/.shp
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List of all UK political party/politician facebook pages

You can start with http://everypolitician.org, here's a link to the UK data on github. At Unigraph we've merged everypolitician's with data from Wikidata and Freebase, so you can conveniently query ...
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Extracting Residential Building (UK Datasets)

You might be interested in http://openpopgrid.geodata.soton.ac.uk/, they used postcodes as a way of differentiating between residential/non-residential buildings, with some limitations, have a look at ...
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Free, real-time, aviation data API

The best that I have found so far is https://opensky-network.org/ It even offers antonymous access to data, but why not join? The REST API is at https://opensky-network.org/apidoc/rest.html ...
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Seeking River Thames polygon data

As proposed by @Mapperz, download the data from OpenStreetMap (OSM). You can download just the data you're interested in by using Overpass Turbo - zoom to the area of your interest and insert the tag ...
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Publicly Available UK Datasets

Some interesting UK sites with data not yet mentioned are: The Health and Social Care Information Centre (soon to be renamed NHS Digital) which make a wide range of health-related data available on ...
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Any geospatial irrigation data for the UK?

It's not spatial, but searching for irrigation on data.gov.uk I found a Defra report about water abstraction for agricultural use (link on this page): https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-...
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Where can I find UK local authority to county lookup?

The Local Authority Service details holds the local council URLS for a number of services where the customer can directly transfer to the appropriate service page on any council in England. http://...
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Publicly Available UK Datasets

The Royal Economic Society has a list of data links: http://www.res.org.uk/view/dataResources.html The American Economic Association lists the Bank of England, HM Treasury, and National Statistics ...
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Publicly Available UK Datasets

The UK has an open data portal: https://data.gov.uk/ London has one of the most comprehensive open data portals: http://data.london.gov.uk/ Additionally, you'll find regions and cities have their ...
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