One Scotland Mapping Agreement

The Spatial Information Service (SIS) represents local government’s interests in the One Scotland Mapping Agreement (OSMA). This allows the whole of the Scottish public sector to access and use Ordnance Survey (and other organisations) geospatial data products for their own business purposes.

SIS ensures that the OSMA community has access to local government’s geospatial data and address information via the Spatial Hub and One Scotland Gazetteer.

OSMA is funded by member organisations who contribute an agreed percentage. The current OSMA terms runs until 2023.

Up-to-date address information

OSMA members have access via either the One Scotland Gazetteer or Ordnance Survey’s Addressbase Product

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics

Based on data from OS products. Used to support decision-making on public sector spending.

Major infrastructure

Transport Scotland relies on OS mapping for planning initiatives like the Queensferry Crossing.

Scotland’s environment management

Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Scottish Natural Heritage use OS products.

Supporting multi-million pound services

Local government uses OSMA products to support services like school transport and road maintenance.

Emergency services

Depend on OS products for all command and control operations, operational planning and crime pattern analysis.

Will Hensman - Spatial Information Project Manager (Land & Property)