School of Built and Natural Environment
University of Central Lancashire
Approx. 13,000 maps, of which about 6,000 are current mapping of Great Britain. They include OS complete coverage at 1:25,000 and 1:50,000 and smaller; and geological, land use, soils and other thematic maps. Larger scales are biased towards Lancashire; as is the historical collection.
Foreign mapping at 1:50,000 and smaller, both topographic and thematic, with a bias towards Africa (east), USA (west) and parts of Europe, especially France, Netherlands, Switzerland and Spain. A small number for other areas.
Some historical air photographs, and slides of Lancashire.
Kirkham Building, Preston PR1 2HE
Intended mainly for members of the university.
Otherwise, access by prior arrangement.
Photocopying subject to copyright