Timeline

Early History                                                            Our history begins with the birth of Phyllis Pearsal’s parents. 1879 Alexander Grosz born in Csurog, Austria-Hungary (now part… Read More

History

80 years of Geographers’ A-Z Map Company Ltd. Although the history of A-Z spans 80 years, the story of the company began in 1900 when a young Hungarian, Alexander Gross moved to London seeking his fortune (and avoiding conscription). Alexander founded Geographia in 1908, and produced a series of… Read More
A-Z History of London

The A-Z History of London

To celebrate the launch of Philip Parker’s new book, The A to Z History of London, here are 10 facts about London that you might not know. Interested in learning more about the history of London? Buy the… Read More

Revisiting an old map of London

Earlier this year we were contacted by Russell from Melbourne, Australia who offered to send us an old A-Z map from the 1950s. Of course, we were delighted to hear from him and were relieved when it arrived safely. We quickly realised that this Central London map was slightly different… Read More

A-Z Puzzle Book

Do you have the knowledge? Find out how well you know Britain’s streets in this A-Z quiz. History Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh, Scotland Historic castle On a prominent volcanic rock, at the head of The Royal Mile, and overlooking the old and new towns of Scotland’s capital, sits Edinburgh Castle. There… Read More
Jigsaw Pieces

National Jigsaw Day 2018 – London map puzzles

National Jigsaw Day 2018 is on Saturday 3rd November so we’ve brought out this online jigsaw puzzle for you to have a go at again. It’s just for fun, but can you beat our time of 58 seconds? For those of you that found it too easy, take a… Read More

National Parks Week 2018 – win 7 national parks maps

National Parks Week 2018 takes place from 23rd to 29th July 2018 There are numerous special events scheduled for National Parks Week 2018. We’re celebrating with a competition to win some of our Adventure series maps—read on to find out how to enter. With 15 National Parks spread all across… Read More
London football clubs map

London Football Clubs

London is home to fabulous historical landmarks, large urban parks and 13 top professional football clubs. It comes as no surprise that football is the city’s most popular sport. The growth in popularity of the sport has resulted in strong local allegiances to London football clubs,… Read More

Christmas Map Names Quiz

As it’s Christmas, why not have a go at our Christmas Map Names Quiz! There are 12 questions, all featuring a Christmas related area of mapping. How many can you get right? Christmas Map Names Quiz Created by A-Z Maps on Dec 22, 2015 Your item will be… Read More

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