OGC Web Services

OGC web services and database query services with all the support you need

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Instant access, always up to date, managed for you.

Our all new OGC web services and database query services help you to solve problems and differentiate your products with lower costs and less hassle.

Let us handle the technology so that you can focus on your business. Our OGC web services and database query services give you more consistency business-wide, more flexibility, and improved access to a wide range of datasets ... without the disruption of setting up a new team or system.

Best of all, Emapsite’s suite of OGC web services enables teams to collaborate with confidence, by accessing the widest range of datasets using the same trusted data sources, 24/7.

 > Access our secure geo-cloud platform

> Easy to set up – excellent customer support

> Public sector access via the G-Cloud

> Reduce your IT overheads

> Reduce data licence administration

> Increase value, insights, and ROI in analysis



Emapsite's OGC web services and database query services have the power to transform your business’s decision making processes.

- Get unlimited access to licensed datasets from household names such as Ordnance Survey, HM Land Registry and Environment Agency

- Get access to datasets maintained and verified by specialist publishers – bespoke datasets managed on your behalf, combined insights from in-house datasets.

- All services are delivered from the emapsite secure geo-cloud platform, reducing IT overheads and minimising the burden of administering data licences.

- Guaranteed quality and currency of data, reducing the risk of errors and increasing the value of your own datasets.

See how it works for you by applying for a free Web Service trial for your organisation.

Our Services

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Compliant Services

WMS serves and consumes dynamic maps online.

- See OS layers in a consistently styled ‘stack’, compare them for context.

- Use geo-referenced, pre-rendered maps on your website, in a customer's app or in your GIS.

WMTS serves and consumes digital maps using cached image tiles.

- Get spatially referenced data using tile images that have predefined content, extent, and resolution.

- WMTS enhances performance in apps that handle many simultaneous requests.

WFS enables direct access to geographic information (points, lines, polygons and text) at a granular level.

- Discover insights and stream vector data into your own apps.

- Rapidly retrieve features (or values of feature properties), from the underlying data store.


Database query services

Via Emapsite’s APIs, you can tap into a vast information store without needing to maintain the underlying data.

Because we handle the technology behind the scenes, and guarantee to keep the data up-to-date, you can relax. Use our database query services to reduce your IT overheads – and to help your teams get better results, faster.



Which web service is right for me?

 OGC Compliant  Yes  Yes  Yes
 Returns A single geo-referenced image rendered at multiple scales in a GIS Pre-rendered tileset at specific scales. The requested selection of features including geometry and attribute values. 
Use the service for Zoom though the most detailed mapping, ideal for a small business enterprise Scales infinitely and produces a faster map service Querying a dataset and retrieving features and feature definition for analysis (property names and types). 

Why use Emapsite's online services?

Emapsite is the trusted source for an extensive range of reliable mapping data. We’re also a leading provider of spatially enabled business intelligence products.

  • Our online services give you a competitive advantage – you won’t have to manage the datasets, which means your people can focus on building your business.
  • Our new web services platform is faster than other leading suppliers
  • Your teams will work with greater consistency and have more confidence in the underlying data that supports your results.
  • In addition, all of our services use geofencing to ensure you can consume your existing licensed data with confidence.
  • Your teams will always have access to our brand new customer-facing technical support site.

Plus, our cross-sector experience lets us help your teams to innovate with user-friendly products and insights that deliver a competitive advantage for you and your clients.

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