Brighton and Hove
|Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom|
|latitude: 50.8453, longitude: -0.1306|
|Browse map of Brighton and Hove 50°50′43″ N, 0°07′50″ W|
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This map includes the City of Brighton and Hove and is defined in OSM as relation 114085
The natural boundaries of this conurbation are the sea to the South, the South Downs to the East (to Falmer Rd, and including Woodingdean), the South Downs to the North (the A27 effectively), and River Adur on the West. The original northern boundary was south of Patcham but was extended after World War I to prevent pollution to the water table from shack dwellings.
An area of the city centre has all the building outlines drawn in. Clearly this can be expanded. There's also rich POI data which has been input during the various waves of mapping parties. This will require some maintenance. See something out-of-date? Edit the map!
Events and history
|name=*||Name of the station.|
|capacity=*||Number of parking spaces available.|
|network=*||Name of the station network "btnbikeshare"|
|operator=*||Name of the operating company (optional). example : JCDecaux in Paris for Vélib'|
|01||Brighton Station South||node/5071947695||10|
|03||New England Quarter||node/5053168942||15|
|04||London Rd Baker St||node/5072840926||10|
|05||North Laine Whitecross St||node/5072849169||9|
|10||Brighton Palace Pier||node/5072857733||13|
|11||North St Barclays||node/5072860851||12|
|13||Kings Road Odeon||node/5072861657||9|
|14||Seafront Grand Hotel||node/5072866573||13|
|16||Seafront Peace Statue||node/5072871233||13|
|19||Sussex County Cricket Ground||node/5072875588||9|
|21||Hove Town Hall||node/5072882195||13|
|29||The Level (South)||node/5072883316||9|
|31||St Georges Rd Eaton Place||node/5072894965||9|
|39||Lewes Rd Triangle||node/5072899663||23|
|46||St James St||node/5072913797||9|
|49||Hove Park, Old Shoreham Road||node/5072917953||14|
|50||The Level North||node/5072919480||11|
|51||St Annes Well Gardens||node/5072922558||10|
|01d||Upper Gloucester Road / Surrey Street||node/5071955472||8|
2011 Mapping Party
This was in response this tweet and this article on the Guardian blog re Skobbler's navigation app lack POIs in Brighton
Photos on Flickr (tag osmbrightonmappingparty2011)
The project to map Brighton was taken up by User:Mikel in 2006/7 who was a Brighton resident at the time, and instigated a flurry of activity, enthusiasm and events.
Animated GIF of the initial mapping 2006/7. Mappers started from the Brighton core and extended out in each direction.
There was a number of workshops and presentations took place:
- Presentation at Bar Camp Brighton
- Presentation at University of Sussex
- My Brighton and Hove article on OSM in the New England Quarter
- Sussex Geek Dinner, January 17th
- Mikel gave a presentation at the Running Stitch Pecha Cucha Slides (6 MB) Running Stitch Pecha Cucha words
- The Big Issue profiled OpenStreetMap, with a bit on Brighton.
- We held an OpenStreetMap Workshop on September 9. Brighton Workshop
- Podcast with Jeremy Keith, pre-Brighton Workshop.
"Launch" event 2007
There was also big "launch" event back in 2007, launching OpenStreetMap Brighton at the Brighthelm Centre, November 29th 2007.