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GIS Analysis & Digital Mapping Services for Farms, Estates and Land

Using the latest digital mapping software and systems, we help rural property owners maximise the potential of their land and manage it in the most efficient way possible.

Digital Mapping for boundary disputes and land management

Maps can quickly go out of date, presenting difficulties in interpretation and potential boundary disputes. For maps to be effective, they should be based on up-to-date information, helping property owners manage their land while protecting their boundaries and interests. 

Using the latest mapping software, our maps are used by farmers, estate owners, developers, homeowners, businesses, local authorities as well as those in involved in the sale, purchase and management of land and property.

Why Knight Frank?

Our mapping team uses the latest technology, data and systems to deliver complex plans accurately and promptly. Our specialist mapping software includes Geographical Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment.

Our services

An accurate map can prove invaluable in a wide range of situations. The following covers a selection of the services we can provide and some of the scenarios where they may be relevant.


  • New boundary plans
  • Sales, leases, acquisitions
  • Land registration, including the compilation of multiple Land Registry maps on one plan
  • Manorial interests, sporting rights
  • Valuations, tax planning
  • Portfolio management
  • Strategic planning

Plans for estate and farm management

  • Land use, areas and schedules
  • Tenancies and occupation details
  • Public rights of way, utilities, wayleaves
  • Agricultural land classifications
  • Environmental constraints
  • Rural Land Registry mapping for agricultural subsidies and environmental payments
  • Shoot plans, woodland management
  • Aerial imagery - bespoke high resolution photography


Boundary audits and site surveys

  • Boundary audits in relation to legal title, identifying anomalies and issues of encroachment
  • Site surveys to capture new land use features
  • Setting out boundaries from predefined plans or as instructed on site
  • Topographical surveys

Consultancy services

  • Guidance on the acquisition and use of mapping software and data, including training and on-going support
  • Interpretation of historic plans

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What our clients say

“I would like to say how excellent the support by Mike McCullough was. The plans that he produced at high speed and at sometimes unsociable hours were first rate.

Knight Frank Client, 2014

“I have found the service you provide to be excellent value – the maps have been produced promptly to a high standard.

Alastair Morrison, Burges Salmon, Solicitor

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