This Geodata pack provides a number of files associated with the Classification of Multidimensional Open Data of Urban Morphology (MODUM). The MODUM classification is a national classification for England and Wales at the Output Area level (2011 Census Geography). It describes the typology of neighbourhoods based on a number of built environment and urban morphology attributes, such as street & railway network, green spaces, retail access and historic buildings, calculated from open data sources.
More details about the data and methodology can be found in an open access academic paper - see the citation below.
Alexiou, A., Singleton, A., and Longley, P.A., 2016. A Classification of Multidimensional Open Data of Urban Morphology. Built Environment, Volume 42:3, pp. 382-395.
ESRC Consumer Data Research Centre; Contains National Statistics data Crown copyright and database right 2015; Contains Ordnance Survey data Crown copyright and database right 2015; Historic England 2015. Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright an
Economic and Social Research Council (ES/L003546/1; 1390251)
Data and Resources
Cluster labels per Output Area Code in CSV format
- MODUM CLUSTER CENTRESxlsx
A table with the classification cluster centres in excel format.
- MODUM_EW_2016 shapefilezip
A ZIP file containing an ESRI shapefile version of the classification using...
- MODUM CLUSTER PROFILESpdf
A pdf describing the cluster profiles, including pen-portraits and attribute...
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