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Bluesky Aerial Photos Help Darlington Council Map out Economic Growth

By [email protected] - 24th January 2018 - 09:55

High-resolution aerial photography from Bluesky is helping Darlington Borough Council produce plans of Council owned land, in order to promote growth and development in the North East of England authority. Primarily used by the Estates and Property Section of the Economic Growth Group, the Bluesky imagery helps locate and identify previously undeveloped land parcels, producing maps for acquisitions and disposals, right to buy and tenancy agreements. Used in combination with GPS surveying, the Bluesky photomaps provide comprehensive ground detail, are up to date and accurately match the Councilâs Ordnance Survey mapping. Darlington Council currently uses the Bluesky data to map out proposed developments, including land ownership and potential restricting constraints â from Conservation Areas to Civil Aviation restrictions. The data also helps identify underground features, evidenced by earthworks or ground disturbance, and grid locations can be extrapolated from a variety of other sources, including Highways data, architectsâ plans and the Land Registry.