How to Obtain Location Plans for Planning Applications

Any maps required for use with a planning application must be obtained from an authorised vendor.  The Council is not able to supply Ordnance Survey maps direct to the public.

Online Sources

The following lists sources for buying maps online  Other online mapping services may also be available.  If obtaining maps from other sources, please ensure that they are appropriate for their intended use as site location plans. Land Registry plans are not suitable.

Local Sources of Maps

Bollington Print Shop
The Old Stables, Queen Street, Bollington, Macclesfield,
Tel. 01625 574828

Stanfords
39 Spring Gardens, Manchester, M2 2BG
Tel. 0161 831 0250

Copyright Licences

Businesses possessing the appropriate licences are able to copy maps for their own purposes. Ordnance Survey issues Copyright Licences to enable architects and other professionals to copy original mapping that they have purchased from OS map agents for the purpose of planning applications. Copyright Licences can be obtained from the Copyright Licensing Department, Ordnance Survey, Romsey Road, Southampton SO16 4GU. These can also be applied for online - Ordnance Survey Copyright Licensing.

All map extracts should clearly show an authorised copier’s licence number together with the appropriate copyright acknowledgements.

Contact us



0300 123 5014

Development Management
Cheshire East Council
PO Box 606
Municipal Buildings
Crewe
Cheshire
CW1 9HP


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