A-Z Maps blog

This is the home of ramblings from the inside of the iconic brand that is A-Z. On our blog you will find out how to get from A to Z and a lot more in between.

A-Z Map Updates

A-Z Scotland Regional Road Atlas release

With the summer holidays well underway, are you starting to plan your next visit to Scotland? or do you currently live in Scotland and need a handy glove box sized map that covers the whole country? We are thrilled to introduce our very first A-Z Scotland Regional Road Atlas, which includes our easy… Read More
Bude - South West Coast Path

Adventure Atlas Series – South West Coast Path – Shawn

Here at A-Z, we have been working closely with people who enjoy walking. Not professionals, just people who enjoy a leisurely walk in their spare time. Rather than keeping this to ourselves, we have decided to create a guest blog series to share their adventures. You can use these articles to… Read More

Bournemouth Marathon 2016 training update 2016 – Phil

After three fairly relaxed months after Christmas and that silly, alcohol fuelled decision to take part in the marathon, I suddenly realised the size of the task in front of me. I found myself spending every available moment frantically researching training programmes, dietary requirements, running gear and stretching techniques. Completely… Read More

How Are A-Z Maps Updated?

One of A-Z’s biggest challenges is keeping our maps up-to-date. Maps need to be an accurate representation of the real world but, as Heraclitus said, change is the only constant. Some changes are very obvious like a new bypass, housing estate or hospital. However, there are many more small changes… Read More

How will the Olympics change the face of London?

In 2005 Reuters described the plot of land in East London that is now known throughout the world as the Olympic Park, as a “patch of polluted wasteland”. What was once a derelict piece of industrial wasteland is now a state-of-the-art sporting complex. Now including The Olympic Stadium, an Aquatics… Read More

London A-Z Map Jigsaw

It’s been around 8 months since the London A-Z map jigsaw completely sold out from our website – but at long last, we are so excited to announce that they will soon be back in stock and available to order! With a new box design and a slight increase in area, the much loved… Read More
A-Z Great Britain Road Atlas 2020

New A-Z Road Atlases – how they are updated?

A-Z Road Atlases are highly acclaimed and have regularly won awards after independent reviews of the category. In recent Auto Express group tests, A-Z Road Atlases won the ‘best buy’ award 4 times. While last year, an A-Z Road Atlas was the category winner when road atlases were reviewed by… 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

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