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About Me
OSM Logo Alux submits data to OpenStreetMap under the name Alux
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg This user hails from the United Kingdom
Herts Stag This user is based in Hertfordshire
JOSM Alux submits data to OpenStreetMap using JOSM.
Potlatch Alux submits data to OpenStreetMap using Potlatch.
Tux-linux logo.svg Alux uses a Linux-based computer.
Archlinux-icon-crystal-64.svg Alux uses a Arch-based computer.
Firefox This user prefers Mozilla Firefox.
Go Do Some Mapping Alux
prefers to go outside and map.
en This user is a native speaker of English.
de-1 Dieser Benutzer hat grundlegende Deutschkenntnisse.

My mapping

Public domain
All my contributions to OpenStreetMap are released into the public domain. This applies worldwide.
In case this is not legally possible, I grant anyone the right to use my contributions for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.

My contributions so far, I'm focusing my mapping around Tanners Wood at the moment.

The area is is in the Three Rivers District of Hertfordshire, it covers parts of Abbots Langley, Kings Langley and Leavesden

OpenStreetMap images (and underlying map data) are freely available under the OpenStreetMap License

Areas of interest

Place Area Wiki Notes
Tanners Wood Area 5945512 (XML, Potlatch2, iD, JOSM, history) Tanners Wood The place that got me into OSM
Tring Park Area 36438621 (XML, Potlatch2, iD, JOSM, history) Tring Park A park in tring!
Twinwood Events Area 207009366 (XML, Potlatch2, iD, JOSM, history) Twinwood Events Twinwood Festival Site
Warner Bros. Studios, Leavesden Area 116820422 (XML, Potlatch2, iD, JOSM, history) Warner Bros. Studios One for Harry Potter fans

Public Rights of Way

UK local councils has datasets, KMLs and GeoJSONs for public rights of ways. Hertforshire ESRI Shapefiles

Rjw64's notes on PRoWs

Web version of the Definitive Map of Hertfordshire

District Council Wikipedia

Other Links

Census data


User:Alux/Collaboration_with_Wikivoyage - Currently working on



User:Alux/dog_waste_bin - Don't ask!



My Hardware


  • Raspberry Pi

Phone / GPS

  • HTC Sensation

My software

  • Arch
  • Awesome
  • JOSM