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Visualising spatial data to support decision-making

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In DLUHC, we are applying innovative techniques with open, publicly accessible data sources to support place-based decision-making. In this post, Elliott Phillips, a Software Engineer, talks about the development of a new tool that allows internal users to browse and visualise data at national and neighbourhood levels across the UK.

Changes to the Energy Performance Certificates open data service

An example of an energy performance certificate

The Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) open data service has been improved incrementally over the years. Another round of improvements has been applied in January 2024 and you can read about it in this post.

Migrating our data from GOV.UK Platform as a Service (PaaS) to Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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An image of birds in flight, each of them carrying a little illustration of a data chart

After learning that GOV.UK’s hosting platform PaaS is being decommissioned, the Energy Performance of Buildings Register team decided to migrate all their hosting to AWS. In this post, Barry, Developer, explains what they did.

Local Digital evaluation study: A snapshot of our initial findings

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In March, we commissioned an independent evaluation of the Local Digital programme to understand the impact and value-for-money of the support we offer to local government. Read some of the interesting findings from our evaluation activities so far.