Experienced GIS users can access a number of new services and geographic data in a number of forms.
Interactive viewer – Compass
You can view maps and data in your browser using the links below. There are a number of specialised versions, used for viewing different datasets. Each of these viewers contain only a subset of the data available directly via the OGC standards listed lower down on this page.
A viewer containing maps of Warwickshire dating back to the late 19th century. It includes current and recent aerial photography, and current Ordnance Survey mapping.
We have created a viewer which allows easy access to all our spatial data, released under the EU INSPIRE directive.
Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO’s)
A viewer for Warwickshire Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs), including both current and past TROs.
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Standards
You can access the technical data files through various viewers, using:
- Web Map Service (WMS) – http://maps.warwickshire.gov.uk/gs/ows
- Web Feature Service (WFS) – http://maps.warwickshire.gov.uk/gs/ows
- Tile Map Service (TMS) – http://maps.warwickshire.gov.uk/gs/gwc/service/tms/1.0.0
- Web Map Tile Services (WMTS) – http://maps.warwickshire.gov.uk/gs/gwc/service/wmts?REQUEST=GetCapabilities
Free and standards compliant viewers include:
We don’t provide support for these applications, but there are many tutorials available online. For example, a QGIS tutorial for using WMS.
Download – Download KML file (25Kb)
URL – http://maps.warwickshire.gov.uk/misc/All_WMS_External_Layers.kml
KML files are used by Google Earth and similar software. This file contains a link to every layer that is served via WMS from our public systems – it is updated nightly to reflect any changes in our services.
Data released on our Compass interactive map viewer, and OGC services is released under the following licenses.
Warwickshire County Council data
Data that we own is released under the Open Government License v2.
If you use this data, please attribute it with the following statement:
Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v2.0.
Historical maps are available under their own, specific terms and conditions.
Ordnance Survey data
Some Ordnance Survey data is Crown Copyright.
Ordnance Survey derived data is licensed under the “Public Sector INSPIRE WMS End User Licence”.