Time for a different overview of Chester .
Data can be used to map the city in all sorts of ways.
From flooding to tweets to accidents on the roads. Take a look below:
Chester in 1500
We might have the best one first here.
The Mapping Medieval Chester Project produced this amazing overview of what the city looked like 500 years ago.
It brought together a team including literary specialists, historical geographers and historians to explore Chester's identity.
You can find their full work here .
The Ordnance Survey recently revealed its map of the UK's greenspaces.
Chester's public parks like Grosvenor Park and Caldy Valley are clearly visible as well as aspects such as school playing fields.
Each point represents a crash on the roads reported to the police in 2016.
Slight collisions have a yellow marker, red for serious and black for crashes which proved to be fatal.
This map shows the location of every tweet which had a location attached.
You can make out the denser areas along Watergate Street/Eastgate Street and Northgate Street/Bridge Street which form the central cross.
Crime data is publicly available at police.uk.
The above image shows the areas of Chester where crimes were reported in April 2017.
We have some fantastic schools in the area and here they all are.
It helps show just how many schools are needed to support a city of Chester's size.
This map shows the areas of the city which have been hit by flooding and to what depth.
The River Dee catchment is obviously the area most affected but it also shows its tributaries as well as the River Gowy.
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