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Online Portal Includes Over 300 Mapping Layers for Property Surveyors 

Online Portal Includes Over 300 Mapping Layers for Property Surveyors 
28 December 2020

thinkWhere has launched a multi-platform online mapping portal for land and property surveyors, valuers and managers.

groundMapper Advance provides access to location data, including more than 300 mapping layers and datasets from organisations such as Ordnance Survey, Environment Agency and Forestry Commission.

This could help to improve project management and reporting in sectors such as land and property, agriculture, forestry, utilities, infrastructure and development.


Library of Location Data


Provided as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) the new groundMapper Advance portal provides enhanced features for creating and managing workflows. The tailor-made maps and land-based reports can be updated and shared with colleagues, contractors and other stakeholders.

“groundMapper is already transforming workflows across a variety of sectors where access to reliable, repeatable and accessible geographic intelligence is vital to clients day-to-day activities,” commented Alan Moore, Chief Executive of thinkWhere.

“groundMapper still provides an unbeatable library of definitive location data available built on open source technology. However, the new Advance portal empowers the user to manage who accesses what data by creating new users, accounts and projects ultimately connecting multiple stakeholders across projects”

The newly released groundMapper offers enhanced tools which make it more intuitive to create and style map outputs and reports. These outputs are easily shared, both internally with stakeholders and externally with clients, contractors and the project team, and are simple to update when required.  Improved search functionality allows quick access to stored information improving project management and improved notifications ensures users are always up to date with new features and content.

groundMapper Advance also lets a user view, query and manipulate a wide range of location data from the hundreds of datasets that include aerial photography, topographic and thematic mapping.  In addition, groundMapper can be used to store, access and share internal datasets making it a single source of location intelligence for a range of applications. groundMapper also automates the reporting and royalty payments for use of external data and allows an organisation to manage user permissions.

Picture: a photograph of a person using the groundMapper Advance system on a handheld tablet 

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 28 December 2020


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