Foundation/Local Chapters/OSMUK

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OpenStreetMap United Kingdom (OSMUK) is the Foundation Local Chapter for the UK.
Twitter user@osmuk


Established as non-profit Community Interest Company in 2017. Incorporated as an OSMF Local Chapter at State of the Map 2017

discussion group on for OSMUK discussion (alongside various more general UK#Community channels)

OSMUK web site

Organisation minutes are publicly available.


  • Increase the quality and quantity of data about the UK in OpenStreetMap.
  • Improve and increase the size, skills, toolsets and cohesion of the OpenStreetMap community in the United Kingdom.
  • Promote and facilitate the use of OpenStreetMap data by individuals and organisations in the United Kingdom.
  • Promote and facilitate the release by organisations in the United Kingdom of data that is suitable for use in OpenStreetMap.


As of Feb 2019:

Formation Discussions

  • 2015-12-17 (minutes)(this page did not exist yet)
    • Initial kick off meeting in which we discussed ideas of what the group could focus on, the region it should cover, the temporary name (project name), and volunteers for the initial working group.
  • 2016-01-27 (minutes + Minutes 2016-01-27) (this page at time of meeting)
    • Discussed the objectives and legal structure. Jerry shared early research on Constitution.
  • 2016-03-17 (minutes)
    • Initial discussion on Articles of Association
  • 2016-04-21 (notes)
    • Worked on the Articles of Association including topics related to the AGM and Directors General Authority.

For more recent organisation minutes see