Experts in Place

We enable users of our services to discover, catalogue, share and collaborate on place based data with unparalleled ease through cloud solutions and our team’s expertise



We offer Enterprise GIS based on open source technology. 



Our Professional Services help you solve your business challenges by creating, integrating and supporting geospatial technology in the cloud and integrating with your business systems.


How we work

Our mission is to enable users of our services to discover, catalogue, share and collaborate on place based data with unparalleled ease through cloud based software and our team’s expertise.

We use open source foundations to create and deliver world class geospatial products and solutions, helping our customers provide services efficiently through the power of geography.

Working collaboratively with our customers using Agile methodologies ensures our products are based on functional requirements and target user need to maximise benefit. 

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New course alert!

Our three new one-day courses: Introduction to GIS, PostGIS Essentials and SQL for Postgres/PostGIS

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Supported technologies

We offer training, mentoring and support across a range of OSGeo technologies, including

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Our products

Our pioneering product iShare is a sophisticated end to end Enterprise Geographic Intelligence platform.
Visit our product pages to learn more about iShare, Data Discovery & Enterprise Metadata and Astun Data Services.

iShare is built on Open Source foundations and has a modular architecture with out of the box integrations to desktop GIS systems and line of business back office systems.

Complemented by Astun Data Services, our comprehensive Web Mapping API, and our Enterprise Data Catalogue tool we have the solution components to bring GeoSpatial data to life in your organisation and partner ecosystems.



Including a Spatial Data Warehouse, Intranet & Internet GIS, Problem Reporting, Inspire compliance & Base Mapping Data Services.

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Data Discovery & Enterprise Metadata

Data Discoverability

Our 4-step Data Discoverability process will make your data easier to identify, manage and share via search engines, portals, catalogues and GIS systems.

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Astun Data Services

Astun Data Services

A cost effective and resource free alternative to translating, storing, updating and serving Base Mapping Data to internal and external users.

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Our architecture

Our application architecture is modular allowing you to choose the components that fulfil your business needs.

Our offering

Sample use cases

Our software is used in public facing services and back office systems underpinning service delivery across the public sector, housing and transport sectors.

Elected members

Elected Members



Refuse & waste

Refuse & Waste

Council Tax

Council Tax

Planning Applications

Planning Applications

Community Safety

Community Safety

 Estates Management

Estates Management

Grounds Maintenance

Grounds Maintenance

Professional services and open source GIS training

Our product portfolio forms the foundations of our value proposition with our Experts in Place, providing a range of consulting services to ensure the value of place is maximized in your organisation.

Custom Cloud Solutions

Custom Geospatial Software Development

Our Experts in Place will help you design and manage a bespoke geospatial cloud hosted application targeted to your needs.



We provide AGI Certified training courses on key OSGeo software applications ensuring you can own, operate and make the most of the technology. 

Open Source Support

Open Source Support

Our Experts in Place have over 250 years cumulative experience in the geospatial industry, providing you with invaluable support for you and your business.

Who we help

We work with a diverse range of clients from Local Government, Central Government, Emergency Services, Transport and Housing.

Scottish Government
Ynys Mon
Cleveland Police
Essex County Council

Why choose Astun?

At our core, we’re a technology company specialising in geospatial solutions. We now predominantly provide our product as secure, cloud hosted solutions.

Cloud based Software & Data

Not just a “service” – we simplify the deployment & ongoing management of the solutions by a simple, subscription based model backed up by our enterprise grade support on Amazon Web Services.

Implementing OSGeo in the Cloud

We support products ensuring they are optimised and secure. Additionally we provide core development / issue resolution for products such as QGIS, GeoServer, GeoNetwork, MapProxy etc.

Ensuring Secure Cloud Solutions

Security is paramount including Virtual Private Clouds following the UK Government Cyber Essentials Plus. Access to solutions can be achieved with federated security such as ADFS, Okta, Azure AD etc.

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