22 June 2020The UPRN underpinning the Multi Agency Incident Transfer (MAIT) standard
British APCO has been working with the Cabinet Office, Welsh Government and ACPO members from both the emergency services and the commercial sector to look at the problem of exchanging incidents between agency control rooms.
06 June 2020Bridging central and local government with UPRNs to respond to COVID-19
GeoPlace is working with central and devolved governments to include the UPRN in data sent to local authorities to support shielding measures for vulnerable people to COVID-19.
04 June 2020A council's approach to utilising Additional Street Data
In being a Permit scheme authority, the council is able to rely on accurate information from works promoters before carrying out work. This is because, the permit scheme provides a more formal way of booking time/road space on Highways.
19 May 2020
Improving services for citizens with one version of the truth
Designed to share data across the wider public sector, Lle (meaning ‘place’ in the Welsh language), is a hub for data and information related to Wales and the environment.
18 May 2020GeoPlace identifies £4 return on every £1 spent on council address and street information
A GeoPlace commissioned study projects net benefits up to £202 million by 2020 from better use of the address and street data that councils create and maintain
03 April 2020It is more than just partnership working, it is about providing one service
The Partnership between Adur and Worthing councils is proving to be a nationally significant collaboration model, the first one of its kind.
02 April 2020Hackney Council use UPRNs to support vulnerable people
Hackney Council are using the UPRN to identify the most vulnerable people in our communities and to give them the joined-up, practical support they need.
11 February 2020Combining the systems from five established local authorities in Dorset
Dorset combines six authorities: Dorset County Council, East Dorset District, North Dorset District, Purbeck District, West Dorset District, Weymouth & Portland Borough- to become a single unitary authority.
29 October 2019Modernising Electoral Data services in Huntingdonshire
Huntingdonshire District Council have improved internal processes to ensure that the Electoral Register is continuously maintained with new and updated addresses for residential properties.
05 September 2019Ofcom - using UPRNs to help deliver superfast, universal service obligations and mobile coverage
Good communication is vital in our lives. Ofcom makes excellent use of Unique Property Reference Numbers (UPRNs) in AddressBase Premium and AddressBase Islands to ensure its policy analysis is dependable and authoritative.
25 June 2019Nottingham lead the way for smart city technology and renewable energy
Nottingham City Council are pioneering smart cities with their app to manage their district heating system using FME integrated data technology. They have combined their district heating network data with the National Street Gazetteer (NSG) to create a visual resource for safer street works.
25 July 2018GeoPlace Exemplar Award Winner 2016 - Leeds City Council
The Exemplar Award is awarded to the best example or demonstration of local address and/or street datasets providing quantifiable benefit to the citizen/authority/region/nation. This year's winner is Leeds City Council for its project to use local address data to verify population estimates. By using accurate data on the number of residential units, where they are located, and which ones are vacant, a far more accurate population estimate is able to be calculated at any period of time.
04 January 2018Collecting waste from houses in multiple occupation made easy
In 2010, Oxford City Council implemented a new domestic and trade waste recycling software system. This system was designed to be underpinned by the Local Land and Property Gazetteer (LLPG).
04 January 2018The London Borough of Redbridge and how they used the LLPG for their 2016 Ward Boundary Review
The London Borough of Redbridge have used their Local Land and Property Gazetteer (LLPG) matched Electoral Roll to help model submissions for the 2016 Ward Boundary Review.
25 October 2017The Camden Residents Index
In 2013, the London Borough of Camden developed a Residents Index using a Master Data Management (MDM) platform. The Camden Residents Index (CRI) unites information from multiple council data sources to create a single, consistent view of residents across the borough and the council services that they are accessing. The system uses sophisticated probabilistic matching techniques to link records from different business system together to produce a single golden view of the citizen and the household.
09 October 2017Using the UPRN to service customers better in Salford
As with many other local authorities in England and Wales, Salford City Council faces challenges to reduce costs whilst improving levels of customer satisfaction.
09 October 2017Building a Street Naming and Numbering System
For many years Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) Council operated a paper-based Street Naming and Numbering (SNN) system. It became increasingly untenable with the expansion in workload, the need to cut administration costs, and the desire from applicants to apply and pay on line.
21 September 2017Simulating the energy use of buildings in the City of Nottingham - The InSmart project
InSmart -Integrated Smart City Planning is a three year, European funded project which involves four European Cities working in partnership towards a sustainable energy future. The primary objective of the project is to develop sustainable energy action plans for each partner city.
18 January 2017Northumberland makes online reporting easy
Northumberland County Council achieved digital transformation in their online reporting tools aimed at residents. The tool can be used to report street lighting faults; missed bin collections or potholes. The tool has achieved efficiencies for the authority as well as an improved customer experience. All this has been enabled through effective use of existing resources, including the Local Land and Property Gazetteer (LLPG) and the Local Street Gazetteer (LSG).
26 October 2016A council's approach to utilising Additional Street Data
In June 2012, Leeds City Council became a permit scheme authority. The permit scheme is facilitated by the National Street Gazetteer (NSG) and improved by the quality of Additional Street Data (ASD).
14 July 2016Using addresses to transform business in Wiltshire
When Wiltshire County Council became a unitary authority, it inherited Local Land and Property Gazetteers (LLPGs) from its previous four district councils. The LLPG which now holds 250,000 addresses, has been integrated into a number of core business systems allowing the council to benefit from accurate addressing, reduce the duplication of effort and minimise the risk of errors as well as providing consistency for its customers.
14 July 2016A property level view of flood relief in Leeds
In late December, 2015, Leeds City Council faced intense flash flooding within its area. Urgent action was needed to identify all affected buildings. The Business Rates and Council Tax departments needed to identify flooded areas in order to avoid any miscommunication with regards to missed payments and provide mandatory relief. The Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN) became a key driver in the assessment of the entitled relief for all residential and commercial properties.
20 May 2016Confronting the issues: Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) was been involved in a data capture and migration exercise. This was to align its current gazetteer with the National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG) in preparation for the FiReControl initiative.
20 May 2016Kent Highway Services: using GIS for environmental protection
Kent County Council's Highway Services has been using the National Street Gazetteer (NSG) as a base and the Associated Street Data (ASD) as a means to record detailed environmental information.
20 May 2016Nottingham City Council: getting the figures right
Nottingham City carried out an innovative project producing population figures excluding students living in the area. This resulted in more accurate figures and targets and new areas of need being identified.
08 December 2015Linking essential services in Wychavon
The address team at Wychavon District Council carried out an extensive data cleansing exercise of the authority address data. Through the improved data quality, the team can support digital transformation by using the validated address data to link up information across the authority to provide a consistent, joined-up view of data.
29 July 2015Registering land in Oxford City Council
Oxford City Council has a significant land holding portfolio, a large percentage of which were not registered with the Land Registry. This case study describes how Oxford has made their register of property holdings electronic and accessible:
29 July 2015Supporting the electoral process in Northumberland council
Boundary changes and the introduction of the Individual Elector Registration initiative in 2014 led to significant changes in how the elections function was supported by the Information Management team
29 July 2015Protecting vulnerable people in Torfaen
During the Swine Flu epidemic in 2009 Torfaen County Borough Council had an urgent need to identify vulnerable people living in the borough. A system was needed which allowed Emergency Planning, Social Services, and other relevant departments to spatially identify people at risk at short notice.
The NSG ensured minimum disruption to the Olympic Route Network
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Spatial data reveals valuable insights about land use for policy makingView Article
The UPRN underpinning the Multi Agency Incident Transfer (MAIT) standard
British APCO has been working with the Cabinet Office, Welsh Government and ACPO members from both the emergency services and the commercial sector to look at the problem of exchanging incidents between agency control rooms.View Article
Bridging central and local government with UPRNs to respond to COVID-19
GeoPlace is working with central and devolved governments to include the UPRN in data sent to local authorities to support shielding measures for vulnerable people to COVID-19.View Article
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