TerraQuest Solutions Ltd

TerraQuest is an established provider of land and property research, data capture, transformation & management and GIS technology solutions – delivered through portals, development planning and administrative business process solutions to both the public and private sector.

Meet the Partner

TerraQuest provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to the public and private sectors. their online services include digital mapping, land and property portals and the National Planning Portals for England, Wales and Northern Ireland and pre-employment & security checks. Online access to Ordnance Survey maps is provided including maps for planning applications, and secure portals accessing additional GI data which transform data insight and data management services.

How they can help you

TerraQuest’s core services include the integration of OS data. These solutions include:

  • ReQuestaPlan – an OS mapping tool for the creation of site block and location plans for planning permission. ReQuestaPlan enables users to populate the red-line boundary over OS datasets to identify properties and areas.
  • Land Referencing Portal – the mapping solution for land acquisition projects. It is a web-GIS tool, empowering users to analyse and interact with geospatial data and get actionable insights.
  • As an OS data reseller, TerraQuest can also supply a wide range of bespoke services which involves OS datasets, including digitisation & transformation services – digitising, archiving and indexing services for all organisations who are looking to digitise and transform their processes.
  • Pre-Employment & Security Checks – basic, standard and enhanced DBS checks via the pre-emoloyment system, AuthentiQuest.
  • Planning Services – additional planning support for local planning authorities. TerraQuest offers a team of trained technicians to validate all types of planning applications and/or provide planning capacity to assist with the evaluation & determination of planning applications.
  • Planning Portal – the national portal for the submission of planning and building control applications. The Planning Portal has been operated by TerraQuest since 2015.

TerraQuest specialises in a number of areas and industries, including planning, Local Government, Commercial, Built Environment, Healthcare, Industrial, Rail, Aviation, Utilities, Energy, Highways, Mixed-Retail Developments, Regeneration, Sport & Hospitality, and Education.

TerraQuest’s solutions are suitable for organisations of all types and sizes.

Costs of services vary depending on the type of solution and outcome required. An initial ‘fact-finding’ and requirements discussion will help TerraQuest produce the best and most appropriate proposal for specific needs.

Their partnership with OS

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We’re strategically important to each other and work closely together to be world leaders in geospatial services; creating location insight for positive impact. Together we deliver value to a range of customers across multiple sectors by sharing expertise and a working towards a shared vision for the future.


"I wish to thank the TerraQuest team for the hard work and expertise that have gone to making Crossrail’s acquisition programme a success."

Land & Property Director, Crossrail

"We have been so successful in doing this that I honestly can’t remember the last time I had to create one for a customer! One of the reasons the customers are managing to do this for themselves is because TerraQuest's ReQuestaPlan service is so user friendly and they never have any issues using it at all."

Paula Holmes, Customer Service Adviser East Devon District Council