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OSM Defibrillator Mapping Progress in the 'WN' Postal Area

Note: There is currently no licence to use the AED location data from the Ambulance Services in Open Street Map. (Even if there was, many are located only by postcode, so the locations are not always precise.) So you must not make any OpenStreetMap edits based on the circles on the map, or the data in the popups or tables below. The data can be used to inform surveys though.

The blue circles on the map are defibrillator locations from the official lists that haven't been matched to an OSM object. The red, orange and yellow circles are OSM objects that haven't been matched to a defibrillator on an official list (orange for AEDs that may not be available 24/7, yellow for AEDs not generally available for public use, and red for everything else). The green lines represent matches from the official data to OSM objects . For more information see below. Note that there is currently no licence/permission to use the external data directly in OSM, so it can only be used to inform surveys.

The matching works as follows: First we check each Ambulence Service location for an OSM amenity=defibrillator object with a matching postcode, with 2km of the postcode centroid. If any are found the nearest such object is matched. Then we go through all unmatched Ambulence Service locations, and look for any unmatched amenity=defibrillator OSM objects within 150m. If any are found, the hearest is matched. Finally, the previous step is repeated, but with an increased distance limit of 500m. Note that this matching is not perfect, and if there are multiple nearby AEDs, or an EAD is a long way from its postcode centriod, they may not be matched correctly.

Defibrillators not matched to an OSM Object

Postcode Location Locality Ref
WN6 9AQ Appley Bridge CPAD1153
WN6 9AN Appley Bridge CPAD1150
WN4 8LU Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan CPAD1918
WN2 1XW Aspull, Wigan CPAD1568
WN8 9QP Crawford CPAD107
WN4 0SF Garswood CPAD1869
WN7 5PT Hindley Green, Leigh CPAD1936
WN2 3QB Hindley, Wigan CPAD1525
WN7 3PA Lowton, Leigh CPAD1504
WN8 7NF Newburgh CPAD331
WN5 0UU Newtown, Wigan CPAD1522
WN5 8QU Orrell, Wigan CPAD1422
WN5 8UP Orrell, Wigan CPAD1421
WN8 7AS Parbold, Wigan CPAD1213
WN5 0UP Pemberton, Wigan CPAD1426
WN6 8HA Shevington CPAD250
WN6 9JR Shevington CPAD834
WN6 0SQ Shevington Moss CPAD835
WN8 9NN Skelmersdale CPAD254
WN8 8AZ Skelmersdale CPAD482
WN8 9PT Skelmersdale CPAD255
WN8 9TG Skelmersdale CPAD370
WN6 8LR Standish CPAD1745
WN6 0BG Standish CPAD468
WN6 0TB Standish CPAD687
WN6 0TD Standish CPAD469
WN8 0PB Upholland CPAD277
WN5 7JH Upper Billinge, Wigan CPAD1420
WN3 6SB Wigan CPAD292
WN3 5AB Wigan CPAD2013
WN6 9RR Wrightington, Wigan CPAD1154
WN6 9RF Wrightington, Wigan CPAD1152
WN6 9SB Wrightington, Wigan CPAD1662

OSM Objects not matched to a defibrillator on an official lists

OSM Object Ref Location

Note: The entries above are based on a larger bounding box, so will also include unmatched OSM objects from neighbouring postal areas.

Defibrillators matched to an OSM object

Ref Postcode Location OSM Object OSM Location MR Offset
WN8 7HA Parbold n4396819425 22 m

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