Marina Update to Openstreet Maps

Using the neat and intuitive Openstreetmap.org map editor, I have updated OpenstreetMap.org displaying the excavated and now filled marina basin. The Sibson Marina basin is now connected to and navigable from the River Nene. The depth of the entrance and the basin is between 3 and 6 m.

Marina Mooring Features

The Sibson Marina Project is progressing well. The basin has been excavated, clay lined and will soon be filled. The map composition below shows the details of the mooring arrangements and approximate position of the anchor blocks and additional bouys. There is space for up to 27 main mooring blocks (green dots) at 10 m […]

Flood Risk Analysis – Central Bedford

After the May 27 2018 flooding events in Birmingham and Northampton in the UK, I considered Zone 2 and Zone 3 flood risk in central Bedford. I live in Bedford close to the river, but it seems I’m safe, for now. Data Sources OS OpenData Products Environment Agency Flood Zone Data Projection: British National Grid

Digitising & Classifying Buildings

I’ve been busy this year… I work in a team that digitises and classifies buildings in towns and cities across the UK. We classify residential, commercial and industrial buildings, according to age, type and construction, and plan to have to ‘lion’s share’ completed within the next few months. I checked my production stats today and […]