Cost-effective sharing of map data across the whole Local Authority

  • Ensure all staff have access to the same map data
  • Give key GIS tools to all staff
  • Enable greater integration between departments
  • Vastly reduce GIS data management tasks
  • Receive regular software updates automatically
  • Promote devolved activities by sharing data to Parish Online

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District Online

District Online is a fully-hosted online GIS application that allows Local Authorities to share map data across all departments. Built on modern open source technology it is adaptable and feature rich and is regularly updated based on feedback from existing clients, making it fit for purpose and focussed.

  • Unlimited user licence and no usage limit so GIS staff can share GIS capabilities across areas of the business
  • Provides a host of automatically updated map datasets including the Ordnance Survey PSMA stack for the whole of Great Britain, as well as Getmapping aerial photography and hundreds of PSI datasets
  • Full AddressBase Premium for the whole of Great Britain
  • Can be configured to share specific map layers to the public with the INSPIRE Cloud publisher or Public Map interactive embeddable maps, or to Local Councils through Parish Online
  • Data sync nightly provding an automated data upload
  • Annotation and data creation tools
  • Built-in editing tools and permissions allow staff to maintain map layers without needing desktop GIS software or training
  • Self-service Admin Panel
  • Over 99.9% service uptime
  • Modules including TravelTime, Street Layer and INSPIRE Cloud
  • Customised branding, homepage, interface and print logos


Getmapping offer a number of extra features that you can add-on to your District Online subsription

  • Public Map – Publish maps from District Online onto your website as interactive maps. Share maps containing various aspects of the Local Authority, including tree preservation orders, gritting routes and planning consultations. There is no limit to the number of Public Map instances you can create
  • Street Layer – View street-level panoramic imagery within District Online. Street Layer surveys can be commissioned to ensure staff can view up-to-date, high resolution, time-stamped imagery and can include pedestrianised areas and private sites
  • Travel Time – An essential tool for planners and highways management, produce highly accurate travel times from a location for driving, public transport, cycling and walking


District Online is a subscription service and charged based on the population size of your Council

  • District Online can be purchased as an annual subscription so requires no capital expenditure
  • Pricing is calculated based on the size of the District, City, Borough, County or Unitary Authority and the range of modules, services and bolt-ons that are required
  • This is typically between £8,000 and £38,000 per annum
  • We are open to quote multiple Local Authorities as one entity if they wish to enter a shared service partnership
  • To get a quick quote and a free 3 month trial please contact us

We have over 250 people using District Online. It is stable and proving popular with our users. They like the speed and the fact that it is easy to learn.

Martin Laker GIS Officer Bath & North East Somerset Council

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