CAN I DOWNLOAD OS MAPS FOR FREE?

There are different kinds of OS Mapping available. Some of them are provided for free while others like OS Mastermap have to be paid in order to view and download them. You can register on Mapserve and download the latest update of OS Mastermap here.

Free OS Maps

The following Ordnance Survey maps are available through OpenData and are available free of charge and without registration.

1:250 000 Scale Colour Raster™

Shows towns and villages including roads and places of interest.

Can I Download OS Maps for Free?

  • Covers Great Britain
  • Available in Raster
  • Formats: TIFF-LZW
  • Latest update: June 2021

Boundary-Line™

All administrative boundaries and boundary lines in detail. 

Can I Download OS Maps for Free?

  • Covers Great Britain
  • Available in Vector
  • Formats: ESRI® Shapefile, GML, GeoPackage, MapInfo® TAB, Vector Tiles
  • Latest update: October 2021

Code-Point® Open

Accessible data searched by postcode.

Can I Download OS Maps for Free?

  • Covers Great Britain
  • Available in Vector
  • Formats: CSV, GeoPackage
  • Latest update: November 2021

GB Overview Maps

An overview map covering Great Britain including the British Isles.

Can I Download OS Maps for Free?

  • Covers Great Britain
  • Available in Raster
  • Formats: GeoTIFF
  • Latest update: November 2014

OS Open Linked Identifiers

A combination of different OS data products.

Can I Download OS Maps for Free?

  • Covers Great Britain
  • Available in Identifier
  • Formats: CSV
  • Latest update: November 2021

Mini Scale

A simplified overview map of Great Britain. 

Can I Download OS Maps for Free?

  • Covers Great Britain
  • Available in Raster
  • Formats: EPS, Illustrator, TIFF
  • Latest update: January 2021

OS Open Greenspace

Shows greenspaces such as playing fields, sport facilities, play areas & allotments in urban and rural areas.

Can I Download OS Maps for Free?

  • Covers Great Britain with the option to view a custom area
  • Available in Vector
  • Formats: ESRI® Shapefile, GML, GeoPackage, Vector Tiles
  • Latest update: October 2021

OS OpenMap Local

Street level mapping.

Can I Download OS Maps for Free?

  • Covers Great Britain with the option to view a custom area
  • Available in Vector & Raster
  • ESRI® Shapefile, GML, GeoPackage, GeoTIFF
  • Latest update: October 2021

OS Open Names

Place names, roads, road numbers and postcodes of Great Britain. 

Can I Download OS Maps for Free?

  • Covers Great Britain
  • Available in Vector 
  • Formats: CSV, GML, GeoPackage
  • Latest update: October 2021

OS Vector Map District

District level maps.

Can I Download OS Maps for Free?

  • Covers the whole of the UK with the option to view a custom area
  • Available in Raster & Vector
  • Formats: ESRI® Shapefile, GML, GeoPackage, GeoTIFF
  • Latest update: November 2021

The list of free OS Maps gets updated regularly and you can access the rest of them through this link: Free OS Maps