Currently if you want to walk in the countryside you are obliged to buy an OS map or application. This should not be necessary in order to plan a walk...
The Homes Energy Efficiency Database (HEED) website currently says:
All academic papers produced where the majority of funding was provided by the taxpayer should be made freely available to all as PDF files.
Now that the Met Office has automated a lot of its data collection, I have the impression that amateurs are being cut adrift.
This application idea, solves a variety of problems for customers, self employed businesses, HMRC and small claims courts.