UK OS VectorMap Local Reader

The UK OS VectorMap® Local Reader allows FME to read and write files in the OS VectorMap Local format.


OS VectorMap Local is a customizable vector mapping product developed by the Ordnance Survey. It enables users to fully customize the style and content of the mapping to suit their needs for viewing between scales of 1:3000 to 1:20000 .

The OS VectorMap Local dataset is supplied in Geography Markup Language (GML) v2.1.2. which is an OpenGIS® Implementation Specification.

More information on OS VectorMap Local is available on the Ordnance Survey website.

Reader Overview

The reader supports GML datasets in the OS VectorMap Local Format.

Coordinate Systems

This format uses the British National Grid (OSGB36) coordinate system.