Jun 4, 2014 -- UK Local Authorities using advanced Gazetteer Management Software from GGP Systems have been some of the top achievers at a recent awards ceremony that celebrated good practice in the management of municipal records. Top ranked authorities using the GGP software for managing street data included Blackpool Council and Salford City Council, with South Northamptonshire Council, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council and Tamworth Borough Council amongst nine authorities recognised as having the best land and property records.
Following an exhaustive assessment process led by GeoPlace, who create and maintain the National Address Gazetteer and National Street Gazetteer, The main Awards were presented at the ceremony in Manchester last month. Notable successes amongst GGP users were Ribble Valley Borough Council winning the award ‘Most Improved Address Data’ and Wyre Forest District Council who won ‘Best Address Data in West Midlands Region’.
Other councils using GGP software winning ‘Gold Achievement Awards’ were Boston Borough Council, Cannock Chase District Council, East Devon and North Devon District Councils, Wyre Forest District Council and Runnymede Borough Council.
Tim Maxwell, Managing Director of GGP Systems commented, “The GeoPlace Exemplar Awards are designed to showcase the innovation and value local authorities can achieve by managing and utilising their address and street information efficiently and effectively. Supporting our clients and working alongside them in this valuable role is central to both us, and them, and we are delighted to be able to congratulate all awards winners on their success.”
GGP GMS (Gazetteer Management Software) has been specifically developed to ensure a consistent, up to date and accurate base for all property based information within an organisation. GGP GMS also manages the import and export of data between the local authority databases and the NLPG, the national hub, and the complete product suite was one of the first two software solutions to receive accreditation for address data transfer (DTF 7.3), is fully compliant with BS7666 and users of GGP software regularly achieve recognition at the national NLPG Exemplar Awards
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