DataCutter Datasets

Point of Interest (POI)

The most detailed point dataset listing the locations of over 4 million different places, with precise co-ordinates allowing them to be accurately placed on a map. The data is available under the following groups Accommodation, Eating, Drinking, Commercial Services, Attractions, Sport, Entertainment, Education, Health, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Production, Retail and Transport. Data is supplied as a CSV file

PT Network

The most comprehensive supply of digital timetables data showing full trip information for rail, bus, coach, ferry, tram, tube and other minor modes of transport. The data is available from 2015 as a quarterly snapshot and can be used to drive public transport travel times or working out stop frequency information. The data is supplied as a CIF or TXC file, which can be read by software like TRACC.

Bus route Lines

A digitized visual dataset showing all the bus route lines for Great Britain. This data can be sorted by operator, route and further queried to find out route frequencies. The data is provided as a SHAPE file. For technical details please click here.


This is the most detailed public transport stop data consisting of almost 500,000 stop locations. This shows every stop in Great Britain. The data includes the stop co-ordinate and is provided as a CSV file.

Road Network

Digital polyline road networks supplied by Ordnance Survey that can be used to route. This data is available as free opensource data through to premium datasets. This data will work in a GIS/Mapping system and is provided as either a Shapefile or GML file. See below:

Meridian 2: A basic free road network that can be used commercially as a base road network, which contains all major roads and most minor roads; provided as a shapefile.

OpenRoads: The most detailed freely available dataset on the market containing all major and minor roads consisting of over 4 million links, which can be used commercially; provided as a shapefile.

OS Highways Rrami: A highly-detailed and accurate road network showing all the curves and kinks in the road. It contains all road types as well as comprehensive information on one-way streets, over a million banned turns, time and vehicle based restrictions. This is available to the public sector for free with a PSGA licence or can be purchased in small chunks via DataCutter; provided as a GML file.

OS Highways Paths: The most accurate and authoritative footpath and cyclepath network that links back into the OS Highways Rrami network. This contains thousands of km’s of path data in Great Britain and is the definitive network for walking and cycling travel times. This is also available for free to the public sector with a PSGA licence or to be purchased in DataCutter; supplied as GML file and requires the OS Highways Rrami to provide a complete network.


Census statistics help paint a picture of the nation and how we live. They provide a detailed snapshot of the population and its characteristics, and underpin funding allocation to provide public services. The population of England & Wales on Census Day, 27 March 2011, was 56,075,912. This is available at output area level covering 500 households giving the most accurate freely available demographic dataset in Great Britain.