Guildford 14th July 2022 – Basemap today announced that it has signed a £3.2 Million contract with Ordnance Survey (OS) to provide data for The Public Sector Geospatial Agreement.
PSGA is a contract between the Geospatial Commission, on behalf of the public sector in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ordnance Survey and it provides the route for public sector members to access, use and share location data.
Basemap were successful in a Tender process to provide Great Britain average speed and speed limit data to the 5,000 plus members of the PSGA, enhancing the existing product range available to the public sector helping them to make quicker decisions without the barrier to purchase this comprehensive dataset
Basemap’s Speed Limit data is the most detailed dataset for roads in Great Britain and its Average Speed data offers 100% coverage across all of Great Britain’s roads.
“We are delighted to win this contract,” said Mark Gallagher, chief executive officer. “Our datasets, produced with the help of our partners, are the most accurate available. From 1st April 2023 PSGA members will be able to access the Speed data free of charge through Ordnance Survey. Other businesses are able to purchase this data immediately.”
Andrew Hanley – OS Supplier Management & Sourcing Lead said, “At OS we continually work on new processes for data capture to make sure our products contain the most up to date information. It is vital our customers have access to reliable and trusted location data to support their own products, services and decision making. The new agreement to use Basemap’s dataset across the roads in Great Britain will be of great benefit to a range of customers who use highway and road data, including the delivery and haulage industry, public transport providers and the emergency services.”