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Exemplar Awards 2020

Great work deserves recognition. At #GeoPlace2020, we will be highlighting the excellent work being done by our Custodians through the Exemplar Awards.



New GeoPlace website services area - launched today

We are delighted to announce that today we are launching a new part of our website offering significant upgrades to our online services.



Bath and North East Somerset Council collects an extra £320,000 in business rates from data matching

Councils using the UPRN to transform service provision and save money



Giving residents 24/7 access to council services in Salford

Salford Council want to provide and promote a quicker, easier, better online way to council services and in light of this, have introduced an ‘Intelligent Information Provision’ concept. This concept is designed to use data they have in existing systems to allow them to gain insight into customer needs and where possible encourage them to go online. As an example, they have information in two data sets; CRM and the use of a profiling product. Both of these data sets are underpinned and connected by the Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN).



GeoPlace consultation on Data Entry Conventions and Best Practice for Addresses and Data Transfer Format 7.3 for Addresses

GeoPlace is conducting a consultation with all Authority Custodians, SNN Officers and DCA ABICS users on the following documents



Decommission of OS Address Infrastructure

Since the formation of GeoPlace in 2010, we have been continually working to evolve and improve. We are proud of the work we do and the way that we do it and last week we gained further accreditation of this.



Linking internal systems within your authority

There are considerable financial and service provision benefits for local authorities who have a high number of linkages between their Local Land and Property Gazetteer (LLPG) and other council systems. This document outlines some on the benefits and factors to take into consideration.



Huntingdonshire’s use of Cambridgeshire County Councils Public Right of Way data

Through the use of Cambridgeshire County Council’s Public Right of Way data, Huntingdonshire District Council saw improvements in internal systems and was able to identify premises not previously recorded, generating an income of £50K.