Making progress with the popular FTTx high level network planning application from Softelnet. All the spreadsheet reports are now presented in an xlsx file. installing the correct version of openpyxl was the breakthrough required, including a few tweaks to the report writer. Currently working on developing the selection of demand points to produce a useable […]
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Using the Environment Agency Flood Zone 2 & 3 Web Map Service to display flood risk in Stevenage Town Centre. The two Flood Zone Layers – Zone 2 and Zone 3, are served to this map directly from the Environment Agency Data Portal as WMS layers.
The map below uses the freely available sample data from Ordnance Survey. Including MasterMap, AddressBasePlus for Royal Mail postal addresses, where matched to a UPRN. And Code-Point for Post Codes. OpenStreetMap provides extractable building polygons, although the building data has large gaps in some towns and as such can only be relied upon to produce […]
An interactive map of the controlled parking zones (CPZ) and allotments in Bedford City Centre. The Parking Zone polygons in the map were digitised from Bedford Borough Council’s PDFs, using the roadline as the approximate boundary of each zone. Controlled Parking Zone PDFs can be downloaded here: Zone A MapZone C MapZone D MapZone E […]
Using KSAVI’s Geospatial Network Inventory Free Demo software to create an example FTTP network across Exeter city centre.
Planning FTTH Networks Linking houses to hub points on adjacent roads – Having spoken to professionals about designing planning fibre networks, I wanted to explore the task using QGIS. (Spoiler: And then I discovered Ksavi’s – Geospatial Network Inventory – Fiber optic network planning and design.) Using QGIS example Fibre to the Home (FTTH) networks were […]
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.
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 […]
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