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Membership is open to all with an interest in Ordnance Survey maps and mapping, whether as professionals, academics, collectors, historians, enthusiasts or simply users of OS maps. By Ordnance Survey, we really mean Ordnance Surveys - our interests and studies extend to Ireland and Northern Ireland and their respective Surveys, as well as the Ordnance Survey of mainland Great Britain. Why join CCS? The benefits of membership include:

  • You receive Sheetlines three times a year, our colourful and informative journal packed with articles and information about OS maps and mapping, past and present
  • You receive the latest map in the occasional Maps from the Past series, each a high-quality reproduction of a classic, important or rare old Ordnance Survey map
  • You are entitled to a generous discount on CCS publications , an invaluable collection of books produced by the Society of original research into the products and practices of OS
  • You are invited to join visits to interesting establishments connected with national mapping and similar topics, at home and abroad
  • You have the opportunity to meet and discuss topics of interest at local meetings and the annual map-market and AGM
  • You benefit from special deals and discounts offered by OS to CCS members

UK Membership costs from £15 a year and runs from the 1st March each year. Family, overseas and corporate membership is also available. You may join online or by post, see below. 


To join online click on the appropriate category in the table below below.

UK and BFPO£15£17£20
Rest of World£23£25£30


Download and complete the Membership Application Form and send by post to the Membership Secretary at the address shown. To make your subscription go further why not Gift Aid it (UK taxpayers only). Gift Aid brings added income to the Society at no cost to you. Download the Gift Aid Declaration Form and send the completed form to the Membership Secretary at the address shown.