Getmapping is a leading supplier of aerial surveys in the UK and Africa using the latest survey equipment and processing software

Surveys - Aerial Imagery

Getmapping is a market leader in the capture, processing and delivery of high resolution, high quality vertical aerial imagery.  

Our survey services include equipment hire through to full aerial survey data capture and processing. We offer tailor made solutions to meet your specific needs. 

  • RICS compliant
  • Fast turnaround times
  • Flight planning and ATC permissions
  • State of the art large and medium format cameras
  • Time specific capture such as low tide
  • Up to 2cm GSD depending on aircraft and air traffic control suitability
  • Image, height and mapping processing capabilities  
  • Data delivery options including hosting, streaming and GIS solutions


  • Central and Local Government tenders
  • Infrastructure and forest mapping
  • Planning
  • Mine surveying
  • Civil engineering and construction
  • Architects and planners
  • Environmental assessments
  • Precision farming
  • Height creation
  • 3D modelling
  • Education and academic studies
  • Marketing and media


Getmapping's aerial imagery surveys are tailored to your specific requirements.

  • Frames and exterior orientation parameters
  • Large format UltraCam Eagle camera systems with infrared capability
  • UltraCam Eagles available with either 100mm or 210mm lens to enable capture in the most difficult of air spaces due to air traffic control restrictions
  • Visionmap A3 RGB camera available for rapid capture
  • IGI DigiCam 60mp camera
  • Rollei 60mp Camera
  • IGI & Applanix IMU / INS for high accuracy with SOMAG stabilised mounts
  • Orthorectification and true orthorectification
  • Height creation DSM/DTM and contours
  • 2D / 3D Photogrammetric Mapping  1:100 to 1:50:000
  • Image, height and mapping processing capabilities through UltraMap and ISAT/GXP softwares
  • We can also provide unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) surveys, these are ideal for small site surveys such as golf courses and forestry plantations, and they can capture high resolution aerial imagery and derived data such as height and colour infrared data

The of 5cm vertical aerial imagery survey we commissioned from Getmapping has underpinned our efforts to deliver efficiences and savings. Getmapping were easy to communicate with and made every effort to understand our requirements.

Luke Chittock GIS Manager, London Borough of Bromley

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