August 01, 2007 is Mapping Britain with a new online map service

A new player in the local search and online mapping services has emerged over in the UK at Using data from the Ordnance Survey and GetMapping (imagery) provides a fun, interactive mapping service enabling users to search and locate addresses and POIs in Britain. The map service is visually appealing, fast, and the panning is very smooth making it a pretty fun experience. Some details about the service from the developers... has republished all of its street maps after exclusively redrawing every UK map to incorporate the latest Ordnance Survey data and ensure street labeling was in an easy to read format. is unique on the internet for labeling 100% of UK streets (typically rival sites name 70-80%) and so uses hand drawn labeling particularly for crowded, historic cities with many street names in close proximity. a new Journey Planner including a fully interactive travel map and 'real route' directions that accurately navigate around major landmarks and highlight the major distances in your journey; particularly important on unfamiliar routes. Finally, users are invited to link to their address simply by locating an address then clicking the link to this map option. See

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