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  • Climate Research Unit - HadSST2

    Offsite — About The datasets have been developed in conjunction with Hadley Centre of the UK Met Office. Hosted by the Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia. From website: > sea surface temperature anomalies from Rainer et al (2006) Data is from 1961 to 2008. Format Available for download in Zipped ASCII or NetCDF (see [project ...
  • List of all UK local authorities

    Offsite — About Complete list of all UK local authorities with web URLs. Openness/re-use Public domain. Notes Currently out of date since local government reorganisation on 1 Apr 2009. I’ll sort it out soonest.
  • Economic and Social Data Service

    Offsite — Description “The Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS) is a national data service providing access and support for an extensive range of key economic and social data, both quantitative and qualitative, spanning many disciplines and themes. ESDS provides an integrated service offering enhanced support for the secondary use of data across the research, learning and ...
  • UK - Free The Postcode

    Offsite — About Overview: > The postcode database – which turns a postcode to a latitude/longitude and back – is not free in the UK. In fact, it’s very expensive. The Post Office owns it and sells it to various companies that make use of it for things like insurance or parcel tracking. There are however many people who’d like to use it for non-profit purposes. Say you want to ...
  • FreeBMD (Births, Marriages and Deaths)

    Offsite — Description From front page: “FreeBMD is an ongoing project, the aim of which is to transcribe the Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales, and to provide free Internet access to the transcribed records.” Openness: NOT OPEN 1. License: access for personal research purposes only. Full T&C below. 2. Access: single searches ...
  • Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) Central Postcode Directory (CPD)

    Offsite — About From [FAQ on NINIS website](http://www.ninis.nisra.gov.uk/mapxtreme/FAQ.asp): > Can I obtain a copy of the lookup table which links postcodes to geographic areas? > Yes – The Northern Ireland Central Postcode Directory (CPD) lists all postcodes and the geographic areas they are allocated to. The CPD is available for download in either Access 2000 or Text file ...
  • A Vision of Britain Through Time

    Offsite — Description “A vision of Britain between 1801 and 2001. Including maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions.” More focused on re-organising the data for access by locality than on enabling downloading of the raw data but have clearly put significant time and energy into data extraction. Specifically they have: An [administrative ...
  • National Digital Archive of Datasets (NDAD)

    Offsite — About > The National Digital Archive of Datasets (NDAD) preserves and provides online access to archived digital datasets and documents from UK central government departments. Our collection spans 40 years of recent history, with the earliest available dataset dating back to about 1963. Openness/re-use The ...
  • UK National Health Service Choices web services

    Offsite — The NHS web services support business-to-business syndication of content over the internet. NHS Choices has created a set of web services to allow approved partners to interact with the service, free of charge. The web services return NHS Choices content in a form that can be easily integrated into a website or application. NHS intends to make most of the data and ...
  • Word Frequencies in Written & Spoken English from British National Corpus (100M-word)

    Offsite — by Geoffrey Leech, Paul Rayson, Andrew Wilson Overview Download word lists Books of English word frequencies have in the past suffered from severe limitations of sample size and breadth. They have also tended to be restricted to word forms alone. Most importantly, almost all have dealt only with written language. This book overcomes these limitations. It is derived from ...
  • Volume of Retail Sales in Great Britain: Social Trends 33

    Offsite — The volume of retail sales in Great Britain has increased steadily over the last decade and this continued in 2001 when the annual average increased by 6 per cent in comparison to 2000. Retail sales follow a strong seasonal pattern and peak in December of each year. The weekly average in December 2001 was just over a third higher than the average for the year as a whole. ...
  • What public data is already available?

  • BBC Backstage: Feeds & APIs

    Offsite — BBC TV and radio data, programme catalogue information, search API and more. Available for non-commercial use with attribution.
  • Notices from the London Gazette

    Offsite — All notices published in the London Gazette, the UK government’s official journal and newspaper of record, in XML from February 2007 to May 2008.
  • UK Neighbourhood Statistics API

    Offsite — SOAP-based API from the UK Office of National Statistics for accessing data about UK neighborhoods. Includes data on the 2001 Census, Access to Services, Community Well-Being/Social Environment, Crime and Safety, Economic Deprivation, Education, Skills and Training, Health and Care, Housing, Indicators, Indices of Deprivation, People and Society, Physical Environment and ...
  • Open Economics Data Store

    Offsite — Collection of datasets on current and historical topics in economics. CSV format.
  • Parliament Parser

    Offsite — Structured data about Members of British Parliament.
  • The Public Whip Data: British MP Voting Records

    Offsite — Data for British MP votes for each division, attendance and rebelliousness rates. In .txt, .dat, XML and text dumps of MySQL tables.
  • TheyWorkForYou API

    Offsite — Query the ["TheyWorkForYou.com ":http://datamob.org/interfaces/show/theyworkforyou-com] database on the activities of Members of British Parliament.
  • UK Data Archive

    Offsite — Large collection of data on social sciences and humanities topics in the UK.