Just read through a short discussion about differences in street names in OSM and 'OS Locator', and problems caused by differences in names given The classic problem is where the road street sign says something like 'Dukes Drive' but OS locator states Duke's Drive. Noticed that common view was OSM mapped what was on the ground, so road sign name was added.
Having come across roads where road names differ on adjacent roads signs, I'm not too sure road signs can be 100% relied on, but OS also clearly make mistakes. Has anyone heard of how this problem is dealt with by authorities (eg councils) as they seem to rely on OS as a definitive source for mapping data. Jason
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