Ordnance Survey Mapping & Data Centre Ordnance Survey A4 Block Plan at 1:500 Scale for Planning Applications

For Planning Applications
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  • 6 copies of A4 paper (1 to keep and 5 for your planning application, supplied flat)
  • 1 copy of A3(flat)
  • 1 copy of A2 (rolled)
  • 1 copy of A1 (rolled)
  • 1 copy of A0 (rolled)
  • Emailed PDF of the same paper sizes (if choosing PDF, please select 'COLLECT IN STORE' for delivery).

Choose from Portrait or Landscape

Choose from full colour or black and white

Block Plans are required by the local planning authorities when you are extending your home or wish to carry out small building projects. This Block Plan can be address-centred and will provide you with plan at a scale of 1:500. This Block Plan is available either in full colour or in black and white.

At this scale, the amount of ground covered by the maps is quite small so for this reason, we offer this item in a range of paper sizes:

  • A4 Ground Coverage - 80 x 80m
  • A3 Ground Coverage - 123 x 161m
  • A2 Ground Coverage - 185 x 248m
  • A1 Ground Coverage - 272 x 371m
  • A0 Ground Coverage - 395 x 545m

You may chose to have your block plan supplied in paper format or emailed as a PDF.  If you chose the A4 size in paper, you will receive 6 copies of the plan, for larger paper sizes, you will receive a single copy of the plan and the larger plans are provided rolled.

Plans are usually generated on the same working day as the order and dispatched on the same day subject to our postal cut off. If you would like a preview of the plan, please select this option when purchasing and we will email the preview to you for approval before final production of the plan.

Please note that this item is not available for addresses in Northern Ireland.

VAT on non-electronically supplied PDF: all PDFs are supplied manually and, therefore, the VAT rules for electronic services do not apply. If you are a consumer, there is no VAT charged on this item regardless of the format you chose to receive it in. However, if you are a business, VAT is chargeable on the PDF version of this item; before your PDF can be generated or emailed to you, we must invoice you separately, and receive payment of, the VAT at the current rate.

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