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Ordnance Survey

The university holds a copyright licence that allows limited copying of Ordnance Survey (OS) maps and Ordnance Survey based mapping eg A-Z, Goad Plans, George Philip's, Estate Publications and GI Barnett's. Copies can only be made for educational, research or teaching purposes.

The licence permits reproduction and use of material for internal use. You may

  • copy maps
  • use digital mapping
  • show up to ten 200cm2 bitmap images on college website
  • copy mapping as a location map in a prospectus or brochure.


Each reproduction must carry an aknowledgement as follows:

If smaller than A4

© Crown copyright Licence Number ED100018222

If larger than A4:

Reproduced from the ...(1) Ordnance Survey ... (2) map with the permission of Ordnance Survey on behalf of The Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office, © Crown copyright ...(3)
Licence number ED 100018222

where (1) = the year of publication
where (2) = the name and scale of the map e.g. Landranger 1:50,000 scale
where (3) = Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton

Where maps are older than 50 years

Copyright restrictions no longer apply but you are advised to use the following acknowledgement:

Reproduced from ... (year of publication) Ordnance Survey map. 

Page last updated on Friday 10 January 2014 at 10.37am.


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