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Knowledge Hub - where you go to work together


The Knowledge Hub is a professional online networking place where members exchange knowledge to improve public services and produce social value. As the UK's largest platform for public service collaboration Knowledge Hub helps members and communities to freely connect, share knowledge, develop initiatives and share expertise in a secure environment.

Discover knowledge to help you do your job

  • Keep up to date with current thinking

  • Enhance your skills and expertise

  • Compare and share information and data

Connect with people like you and experts to network with

  • Develop and retain specialist knowledge

  • Share what works with others

  • Network and collaborate with peers

Save time and money

  • Have global conversations from your desk

  • Save hours of research time by learning from others

  • Pool resources

Generate and incubate ideas to drive improvement

  • Inspire innovation

  • Create new ways of working

  • Learn from leaders in your field

Raise your profile and that of your organisation

  • Get in touch with new and existing colleagues

  • Build relationships

  • Develop customer insight

Earn CPD points

  • The Royal Geographical Society offer CPD points to members of the GeoPlace Authority Contacts Knowledge Hub who actively participate

  • This is applicable to all Chartered Geographers or those seeking to gain Chartered Geographer status



GeoPlace Knowledge Hub groups

GeoPlace facilitates a number of Groups on the Knowledge Hub Platform including:

GeoPlace Authority Contacts Group

This group has been set up and is facilitated by GeoPlace. It is a forum for mutual support, sharing information, and disseminating best practice about the creation and maintenance of local authority address and street data. Membership is restricted to the following DCA role holders:

  • Principal contact

  • Address Custodian and additional Address Custodian

  • Street Custodian and additional Street Custodian

  • SNN Officer (Street Naming and Numbering Officer)

However, if you can ask one of these role holders to nominate you to join the Khub, we may be able to give you access.


Other relevant Knowledge Hub groups

There are a number of other groups on the Khub which may be of interest.  Some of these include:

HAUC and NSG Communities Group

This community is for all members of the Highway Authorities and Utilities Committee (UK) [HAUC(UK)] and the NSG community to aid communication and knowledge sharing between the two communities.

Streets Data Discussion Group

The Streets Data Discussion Group is an open Group for anyone with an interest in streets and street data to share information and access the community's pool of knowledge by asking peers questions or offering best practice advice regarding street data.

London SNN Working Group

A working group set up to address SNN matters in the London area. The group is made up of Street Naming and Numbering officers in the London area

Local Geospatial Information Community

The Local Geospatial Information Community invites contributions from local geographic information practioners and managers to share their expertise, best practice, issues and comments about geographic information and related policies and initiatives within the local government community.

Inspire Directive and UK Location Programme

INSPIRE is a European wide technical standards framework to enable the access, publishing and sharing of location information. The UK Location Programme is implementing INSPIRE across the UK while the LGA is supporting local authorities in finding solutions for implementing INSPIRE locally. This Groups is for geographic information practioners in local government to learn about INSPIRE and share best practice.