Products

Explore the products produced by various organisations and individuals using open data from Data Mill North. If you have a product you would like us to showcase, please drop us a line.

The Things Network – Indicative Coverage

Produced by: Bradford Data & Information Team

The Bradford Data & Information Team has made available a visual guide to Things Network coverage. Initially this includes Bradford, Calderdale and Manchester.

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Leeds Adult Learning

Produced by: Leeds Adult Learning

Leeds Adult Learning offers a range of first step courses for adults. Courses take place across the city in a variety of different venues. Whether you are looking to learn a new skill, help your child or develop your skills to find work there will be a course for you. Many courses are free, subject to personal circumstances.

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Leeds Cycling Dashboard

Produced by: Rob Harrand

Based partly on cycling datasets hosted on the Data Mill North, this interactive application provides a visual representation of cycling in Leeds: cycling routes, cycling bays and cycling accidents.

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Leeds Public Health Dashboard

Produced by: Rob Harrand

The Leeds Public Health Dashboard provides the user with an interactive tool to easily view information about a variety of health-related factors affecting the city. Just choose your preferred indicators and click on ‘Display Points’ to see the results plotted on the map.

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The Urban Data Platform

Produced by: European Commission

The Urban Data Platform is a joint initiative of the Directorate General Joint Research Centre and the Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission. It aims to provide access to information on the status and trends of European cities and their surrounding regions.

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Bradford District Dashboard

Produced by: Will Ridley-Ellis, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

This District Dashboard is currently in beta. The main section titles have links to underlying dashboards. We would really appreciate any feedback. Please email feedback to Will Ridley-Ellis

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Leeds Bins

Produced by: Tom Forth, Imactivate

The Leeds Bins app allows you to easily obtain bin collection information in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Input your address to see your Black, Green and Brown bin collection dates for the next four weeks.

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Careview

Produced by: Radek Rudnicki

Careview is an age friendly application that addresses the missing link in the current services systems. It helps to spot and report signs of social isolation in our communities and neighbourhoods. Careview was developed during the Age Friendly Innovation Lab in Leeds in 2015/2016.

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NE Map Data Viewer

Produced by: The North East Open Data Community

The NE map data view allows the user to easily view information about North East in a easy to use way, from Caravan Parks in Durham to Cycle Parking in Newcastle and more.

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3D Maps of Leeds

Produced by: Parallel

Produced by: Parallel Find out more: Leeds Schools 3D Map Parallel offer a range of interactive 3D maps and exploratory exercises investigating the capabilities of data-driven Mapbox GL JS vector maps and the new 3D rendering capability. You can view from a range of maps including school locations in Leeds, population densities, fuel poverty, flood risk … Read More »

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Safe Places

Produced by: Safe Places Organisation CIC

This free-to-use smart phone app automatically locates the nearest member registered Safe Place and directs you there step by step no matter where you are in the UK.

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Meter Explorer

Produced by: Tom Forth, Imactivate

You can explore electricity use at over 200 buildings managed by the Leeds City Council. Up to five years at data is available at up to 30-minute resolution.

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Schools Energy Explorer

Produced by: Tom Forth, Imactivate

Compare energy use at your school with other local schools over a period of up to five years.

Each schools energy use is normalised to the number of pupils, and is represented as the equivalent number of kettles that could be boiled with that amount of energy.

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Leeds City Assets

Produced by: ODI Leeds, Leeds Data City

Whether it is a piece of data, an annual event or a job vacancy, Leeds Data City is creating a place to discover the great assets Leeds has to offer.

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Cycling Casualty Map

Produced by: Liam Bolton, Student Data Labs

Using data sourced from Leeds City Council via the Data Mill North, you can now explore and derive insight into where cycling casualties resulting from road traffic accidents occurred in Leeds (2009-2015).

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Pedestrian Casualty Map

Produced by: Liam Bolton, Student Data Labs

Using data sourced from Leeds City Council via the Data Mill North, you can now explore and derive insight into where pedestrian casualties resulting from road traffic accidents occurred in Leeds (2009-2015).

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GSOH – Great Sense of Home!

Produced by: Rich Daley, Fish Percolator

Based on the popular dating website theme, If you are planning on moving house, GSOH can help you explore your options in a city.

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Social Housing Picker

Produced by: Tom Forth, ODI Associate

Leeds City Council hosted a Housing Innovation with a focus on helping customers make well informed choices when placing bids on council housing. Here, Tom has created an easy-to-use and intuitive visualisation of how long customers are likely to have to wait in various wards around Leeds.

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Leeds Libraries IT Usage

Produced by: Libraries Hacked

Using library data published on the Data Mill North, Libraries Hacked has produced a useful and interesting web chart using the Highcharts tool, showing the amount of IT usage across the libraries in Leeds over the years.

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Streetwise Life

Produced by: Doorda Ltd

This is a website which was created using data from the Data Mill North and other sources showing local information such as NHS hospital locations, accidents, planning applications and restaurants.

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ViaggiArt

Produced by: Altrama

This is a visitor app created by Italian company Altrama. Using data from the Data Mill North they have created a free interactive app which guides visitors around the city.

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Leeds Empties

Produced by: Tom Forth, ODI Associate

Leeds Empties are a social enterprise in Leeds concerned with filling empty homes. They use data from the Data Mill North to show how their work is contributing to the number of empty homes reducing in the city.

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Accident Analysis

Produced by: Liam Bolton, ODI Associate

Independent of the council, people are using data from the Data Mill North to provide real insight. We blog, tweet and promote this work where we can. Liam Bolton has analysed data published on the Data Mill to show the accident ‘hot spots’ in Leeds

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Dashboard

Produced by: Hebe Works/Leeds City Council

Working with Hebe Works, a local digital SME, the council has created the Leeds City Dashboard. This is a product which has been created to make the data published on the Data Mill North and elsewhere more accessible. It is already available and will be formally launched in 2016.

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Leeds Art Crawl

Produced by: Wet Genes

The council didn’t have a comprehensive list of art across the city. It commissioned a small SME to design a crowdsourcing solution. Using Twitter and with GPS switched on, citizens are encouraged to take a picture of the art and tweet using #artcrawl. This has created a dataset which is published on the Data Mill North. Other councils have seen the potential of this prototype e.g. understand the location of trees or potholes.

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