Useful Maps

Map gallery

The Map Gallery provides access to a range of maps displaying geographic data that is created and maintained by the Royal Borough of Kingston.

The maps are organised under various categories: General, Education, Highways, Planning, Environmental Health, Borough Valuers. You can scroll through the categories or click on the required category at the top of the screen to quickly scroll to the required maps.

The ‘Home’ key returns to the Kingston website home page.

 

General tools available on all maps


Map Gallery return icon
Returns to the main Map Gallery.

New map icon

Allows another map to be opened in a new tab at exactly the same location. This can be useful if the map has been zoomed into a specific area and you want to examine multiple features in that area. For more information watch our video guide.video icon


Address search icon
Provides an address search facility. Once an address has been selected, the map will zoom to the selected location.

 

General tools available on some maps

Map legend icon

Toggles the map legend on and off.

Google streetview icon

Provides access to Google streetview and toggles between streetview and map display. For more information watch our video guide.video icon

 

Additional tools available on the Borough Map

Address search icon

Provides an address search facility as described above. However, once an address has been selected, you can click the
Show on map icon
button which will zoom the map to the selected location or you can click the
More info icon

button which will open a new tab displaying the ‘In my area’ page from the website, which has lots of information about the selected address. For more information watch our video guide.video icon


More info icon 2
You can click on a property on the map and the address of the selected property is displayed. The ‘Show on map’ button and ‘More Info’ buttons (described above) are also displayed and may be selected.

Historic map icon

Allows a range of historic maps to be toggled on and off (Please note that some maps only cover parts of the borough - areas that are not covered will appear blank). For more information watch our video guide.video icon


Layer switch icon

When the a historic mapping layer is displayed, this tool enable you to swipe between current and historic layer (thereby comparing current and historic geography side by side). This is achieved by dragging the boundary line between the two layers. For more information watch our video guide.video icon


Aerial photography icon

Allows a range of historic aerial photography to be toggled on and off. The ‘Map Overlay’ option (within the legend) also allows the current mapping layer to be overlaid on the aerial photography and toggled on and off. For more information watch our video guide.video icon


Measuring icon
Provides the facility to measure areas, lines, and points. When selected, a window appears with the following options available:


Polygon measure icon

By default, the area (polygon) measurement option is selected. An area can be measured on the map by clicking once for each point of the required polygon and double clicking on the final point. The measurement is then displayed in the selected units. The units can be changed using the dropdown. For more information watch our video guide.video icon


Distance measuring icon

Select this tool to measure distances between two points - click once at a start point and at any intermediate points and then double click at the final point. The measurement is then displayed in the selected units. The units can be changed using the dropdown. For more information watch our video guide.video icon


Coordinates icon

Select this tool to find out the coordinates of a point - simply click anywhere on the map. The coordinates are then displayed in the selected units. The units can be changed using the dropdown. For more information watch our video guide.video icon