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Euro 2016 starts on June 10th plus some important rule changes

Euro 2016 kicks off at the Stade de France on Friday June 10 with hosts France taking on Romania with an 8.00pm kick off. Wales are the first of the home nations to play when they kick off at 5.00pm the following day against Slovakia which is followed at 8.00pm with England’s first game against […]

Happy Birthday Trig Points

Trig Points are 80 years old, enough to justify Jeremy Vine having a feature of it on his Radio 2 talk show!  Although no longer in use, they were the base upon which an accurate map base of England, Scotland and Wales was constructed. The network of concrete pillar triangulation points was built and measured […]

Ordering Your Own ‘Map on Demand’ Just Got Easier!

Do you ever need a map centered on your location?  Maybe a postcode map showing sales areas? An Ordnance Survey Map with footpaths and bridleways? Or are you going to France or USA on holiday or trekking the Australian outback?  Any of these and many more options are available to you from Global Mapping’s new website, click on this link to visit the new Maps […]

Ordering your own Map on Demand just got easier!

Do you ever need a map centered on your location?  Maybe a postcode map showing sales areas? An Ordnance Survey Map with footpaths and bridleways? Or are you going to France or USA on holiday or trekking the Australian outback?  Any of these and many more options are available to you from Global Mapping’s new […]

Updated Landranger Series Launched by Ordnance Survey

Updated Landranger Series Launched by Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey have relaunched their popular Explorer Maps. These are the purple coloured covers with mapping at 1:50,000, these are less detailed than the Explorer maps but have the advantage of covering a larger area on each sheet. http://www.globalmapping.uk.com/maps/ordnance-survey/explorer The price has increased to £8.99 for paper maps or £14.99 for laminated but this is […]

All You Ever Wanted To Know About World Globes

GLOBES In order to create a flat map of the Earth it is necessary to employ a mathematical formula, or map projection, which inherently introduces distortions over large areas. Many projections have been created to show the world as a whole or in parts with properties appropriate to the topic being mapped. For example, a […]

The Best Travel Maps Available from Global Mapping

With Christmas now consigned to the memory banks thoughts turn to holidays and where to travel to, which interesting exotic country do you fancy? Of course, to get the most from any visit, taking a map with you is top of the list, ideal for planning your visit, and once there, getting around and making […]

Good Luck to Major Tim Peake as he starts his space adventure

Good Luck to Major Tim Peake as he starts his space adventure @astro_timpeake How many people have David Bowie’s Space Oddity going through their heads? “Ground control to Major Tim, can you hear me Major Tim?” 🙂 Principia Mission was launched this morning from Kazakhstan and will have Britain’s first astronaut aboard the International Space […]

New website launch with online shopping options

New website launch with online shopping options

Global Mapping’s exciting new website has just been launched and can be viewed at www.globalmapping.uk.com. Our old website had been with us since we started but with Google changing its search criteria it became a necessity to have a new mobile friendly website designed. We worked with NextByte Technologies who we have worked with in […]