Open Data Portal
Open Data is data that can be freely used, reused and distributed by anyone without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control.
Open Data is an important component of accountable and transparent government. It creates community engagement opportunities and empowers community members to establish civic innovations using City data. It improves service delivery, creating efficiencies by removing data request processes and making data readily available.
Your open licence to the datasets
Giving City credit
You may not use any trade-mark, official mark, official emblem or logo of the City, or any of its other means of promotion or publicity, without the City's prior written consent nor in any event to represent or imply an association or affiliation with the City.
Please contact us with your comments or suggestions on this release or future release of open data. We welcome your feedback and input.
Your open licence to the data sets
Giving City credit
Compliance with law - your responsibility
You assume sole responsibility for your use and reproduction of the data sets and for complying with all applicable laws and industry standards.
No warranty with data sets
You get no warranties, none of any kind. By this, we mean, for example (but without limiting the total intended scope of the preceding sentence), (1) that while reasonable efforts have been made in preparing these data sets for use by you, the City cannot give any promises as to the completeness, currency, or accuracy of the data sets nor that access will be continuous, (2) the City cannot make any promise that the data sets are free and clear of any possible third party copyright, moral rights, or other claim, (3) the data sets have been modified from their original source, as data initially generated by the City for its internal uses, and (4) all data visualizations on maps are approximate and include only records that can be mapped. You accept these data sets on an "as-is, where is" basis and agree to use them at your own risk.
Exclusion of liability
You agree that you will not and cannot sue the City for anything, which the City does or does not do (even if intentional or negligent) in connection with the data sets and your use or inability to use them. Without limiting the general scope of the preceding sentence, this means that the City and its agents are not liable on any legal theory or basis for any direct, incidental, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary, or consequential damages or losses, including without limitation, loss of revenue or anticipated profits, loss of goodwill, loss of business, loss of data, computer failure or malfunction, or any other damages or losses.
Cancellation for non-compliance
You may not publicly represent or imply that the City is participating in, or has sponsored, approved, or endorsed the manner or purpose of, your use or reproduction of these data sets.
You may not use any trademark, official mark, official emblem or logo, of the City, or any of its other references or means of promotion or publicity without the City’s prior written consent nor in any event to represent or imply an association or affiliation with the City.
Governing law and jurisdiction from which data sets are published
Frequently asked questions
What is open data?
The purpose of the Open Data London initiative is to remove barriers to accessing information created or managed by government institutions, while respecting privacy, legal and other considerations.
Are there any limitations in my use of the data?
- users are free to re-use the data
- recognition should be given to the City of London.
Are Point X and Y latitude and longitude coordinates?
No Point X and Point Y are Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) coordinates. Latitude and longitude is geographic coordinate system. The City uses a projected coordinate system.