Getmapping PLC

Getmapping is dedicated to making geographic data more accessible and affordable to any level of user, through an innovative range of data capture, manipulation, hosting, streaming and analytical services.

Meet the Partner

Getmapping plc is a leading provider of global geospatial survey solutions, a pioneer in capturing aerial photography and data of GB.

Getmapping was the first company to collect aerial photography of Great Britain in 1999 and is the only company to have continuously maintained the imagery layer at a 3-year currency ever since.

For more than 20 years the company has provided aerial imagery, LiDAR, digital mapping, web-based services and related services. In 2017 it added mobile mapping to its list of competencies.

Getmapping continues to pioneer the provision of aerial imagery and LiDAR survey services to a wide range of clients, including projects for Central and Local Government, utilities, infrastructure and civil engineering clients.

How they can help you

Getmapping’s core services include:

  • Vertical aerial photography (including unparalleled experience in undertaking national capture programs)
  • Oblique aerial photography
  • Photogrammetric services (digital surface models, digital terrain models, digital mapping services)
  • Aerial LiDAR surveys
  • Mobile mapping surveys
  • Data hosting and streaming services (WMS, WFS, WMTS)

As one of the premier companies globally for capturing and processing aerial data, Getmapping also maintains a strong research and development arm. Its R&D Team constantly test new developments in hardware and software and trial them alongside its existing production flowline without interrupting current production projects.

Getmapping has been an Ordnance Survey Licensed Partner since 2009 and provides a full range of Ordnance Survey mapping, addressing products and data delivery solutions. It offers on-demand data supply for specific areas, hosting and access through its managed data services (WMS/WMTS/WFS), and enables users to access data through its own online platform which also has address search functionality.

Getmapping primarily serves customers in public sector (Local & Central Government), land and property, asset management, insurance, transport and planning.

Getmapping provides solutions to businesses of all sizes from start-ups through to corporate enterprises. It tailors its solutions dependent on individual business requirements.

Costs vary according to customer requirements.

Their partnership with OS

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We work together to help customers extract the value of our world class location data through innovative geospatial services and solutions.


"In summary, the service provided by Getmapping under All Wales Mapping Services Framework has allowed us to provide an economical, fast, resilient mapping service that has saved many hours of menial work, freeing up staff to do more value work."

Kevin Williams, IT Consultant, Neath Port Talbot Local Authority

"Instant access to high quality Aerial Imagery and digital mapping via Getmapping’s WMS feed has been a real bonus for the National Trust. It has delivered benefits across all areas of the Trust from central teams through to those involved in regional projects. Getmapping is always responsive to our data needs."

Ian Dawes, Conservation Information Manager, The National Trust