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OS maps play a role in the new UK passports

By [email protected] - 7th January 2016 - 16:54

Launched at Shakespeare’s Globe in London, the theme for the new UK passport is ‘Creative United Kingdom’. The latest UK passport design was released with a range of mapping from OS OpenData across the pages. Representing all four countries in the UK, the new designs also incorporate the latest in printing technology to ensure the security of the document remains the top priority. OS maps form a part of the security features, with OS OpenData being used across many of the new passport pages. HM Passport Office has stylized vector maps to fit within the new design, showcasing the area linked to the featured icons. Examples of the maps include the iconic innovations pages including Sir Antony Gormley’s famous Angel of the North.