UKBORDERS (originally United Kingdom Boundary Outline and Reference Database for Education and Research Study) provides access to digitised boundary datasets and geographic look-up tables corresponding to the geography of the UK. A range of geographic boundaries are available, including Census, Electoral, Administrative and Postal areas. Uses of the data may include the mapping of census variables, the use of census boundaries in GIS operations and the linkage of census and non-census data. Datasets may be downloaded in one of many common GIS formats.
UKBORDERS makes available Digital Boundary Data for the following types of geographical area:
UKBORDERS contains the following facilities:
UKBORDERS digital boundary data for Great Britain contains data valid from 1840 to the present day. A full list which provides more extensive dates and a complete list of all available boundary types is available from the EDINA UKBORDERS website.
Digital Boundary Data may be downloaded from the UKBORDERS website in one of many common GIS file formats, including: