HCC Spatial Data Metadata

Datasets held and published by the GIS Team.
These pages have been designed primarily for internal staff use; not all datasets are available to the public. Please see the individual pages for ownership and other information relevant to that data; and enquires should be directed to named contacts in the first instance.
For Third Party datasets included below, unless you are a member of HCC staff, support cannot be provided.

Hertfordshire County Council - Data Derived From OS Mapping

HCC Community Information

HCC Adult Care Services

HCC Children's Services

HCC Environment and Sustainable Growth

HCC Highways

HCC Property

Hertfordshire Environmental Records Centre

Data maintained on behalf of the county council

District Designations

These datasets have been shared with HCC solely for internal use

Aerial Photography

Only viewable on internal systems

Ordnance Survey - Licenced Data

Ordnance Survey - Open Data

British Geological Society

Licenced for specific named users

  • BGS Geology Data
  • BGS Minerals Data

Environment Agency

Forestry Commission

  • Forestry Commission's National Inventory of Woods and Trees*

Historic England

ONS - Office of National Statistics

  • Built Up Areas
  • Census 2001 Geographies
  • Census 2011 Geographies
  • Census 2021 Geographies

Natural England


Socio-Demographic Data - Acorn

Woodland Trust

  • Woodland Trust Accessable Woods*


*Please contact: gis@hertfordshire.gov.uk