thinkWhere is an independent, highly innovative geographic information services company.

thinkWhere empowers all geospatial users and non-GIS specialists to view, share, and understand location data to make informed business decisions, faster.   

Combining deep domain expertise and a collaborative style of working, thinkWhere has developed a suite of products and services that transform the way organisations use geographic data.

From its origin as a shared service of UK public authorities which wanted a better way to manage their location data, thinkWhere has grown to become one of Britain’s most trusted sources of location intelligence. Specialising in cloud and open source geospatial technologies, today the company serves over 7,500 registered users and iconic institutions like the British Library.

How they can help you

thinkWhere offers the entire OS commercial product portfolio at highly competitive prices. Data can be licensed either as digital files or as Data Services. In addition to commercial OS products, it also provides access to all OS open data products via Data Services.

With a unique online platform which brings together geospatial datasets in a single place, OS data can be readily accessed, analysed and shared. By making geographic intelligence easier to understand, complex projects become simpler to manage and collective decisions are made faster. thinkWhere enables organisations to free up time, money and resources allowing them to focus on their own innovation and growth.

thinkWhere offers:

  • Digital data licensing
  • Data as a Service (OS commercial and open data products)
  • Data Consultancy / Geospatial Strategy
  • Data Services through online geospatial solutions developed by thinkWhere (groundMapper and Location Centre)
  • QGIS Training and Support – to help customers get the most from using their data

In addition, as an approved supplier of Planning Application location plans in Scotland, OS Mastermap digital data is available in digital “print” or download formats via

thinkWhere primarily serves customers in the following sectors: land and property, asset management, environmental, infrastructure, forestry and public sector. thinkWhere can accommodate the needs of customers and projects of any size. Service cost is dependent on the service and outputs being provided. 


"With thinkWhere, we know we’re working with the leading-edge technical experts in the geographic information field. Their skillset is unique, and their experience and knowledge are second to none."

Gary Donaldson, Business Development Manager, Millar & Bryce

"thinkWhere has high levels of expertise in geographic information, they provide excellent products and they take customer service very seriously."

Dan Campanile, Associate GIS Manager, Galbraith

"From the initial discovery exercise, through to project deliverables, we have been encouraged by thinkWhere’s ability to understand what our business requires and the flexibility to deliver a comprehensive system fit. We are excited to have a system that is future proof, allows our staff to use their time more efficiently and can be used to capture data more accurately."

Eddie Addis, Tilhill Regional Manager, South Scotland