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Technology at the heart of infrastructure

TerraQuest provides digital-first thinking, data-driven, interoperable solutions that can quickly and effectively adapt to the latest legislative and technological changes, seamlessly via the cloud to any device anywhere.

Built-in security and compliance

Our centralised authentication service allows authorisation and management of our entire product suite underpinned with Microsoft's own Azure AD B2C technology offering conditional access and multifactor authentication secure data.

Our Planning Portal service is the national submission platform for all local authorities in England & Wales

250,000+ Applications submitted each year

175,000+ Building control applications yearly

2.5m Page views each month

Improving planning application processing

We know planning departments are under time and budget pressure. We also know that streamlining the channels customers use to submit planning applications can save time and money. One of the best ways to do this is to reduce the amount of emailed planning applications that your local authority receives.

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Land & Property Portal

Create efficiencies & reduce risk with integrated GEO-Data

With a wealth of experience in data capture and database creation, TerraQuest have developed a proprietary GIS-based land acquisition and recording system.

Maintain a full audit log of site visits, and both telephone and written enquiries, that is updated on a continual basis. All incoming documents e.g. official copies, filed plans, land interest questionnaires, confirmation schedules etc, are scanned and linked to its respective records.

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What makes TerraQuest different

Our mission is to shape the future of land, planning and data technology with solutions that are universally accessible and useful to all. Always in the pursuit of continuous improvement, we strive to deliver the best possible products for our users. This is only possible by empowering our expert team to deliver data and technology solutions for both public and private sector organisations.

Terraquest's land referencing services for national grid

Land Referencing for National Grid - Case Study

East Anglia GREEN is a proposal by National Grid Electricity Transmission to reinforce the high voltage power network in East Anglia by constructing:

  • A new 400Kv overhead line – Between Norwich and Bramford
  • A new 400Kv overhead line – Between Bramford and Tilbury
  • A new 400Kv substation – To facilitate the connection of North Falls and Five Estuaries offshore wind farm projects

This is being constructed to help meet the governments 2030 and 2050 carbon targets and will help achieve the government’s offshore wind ambition of 40GW by 2030. TerraQuest were appointed to provide Land Referencing services and related services to support the East Anglia GREEN project...

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Land Referencing for Atkins/Highways England - Case Study

TerraQuest provide contracted land referencing and survey access services to Atkins in support of the programme of schemes comprising the Highways England Regional Investment Programme (RIP). TerraQuest support RIP schemes in the South-East, Midlands and North regions, including M25 Junction 25 Improvement, M25 Junction 28 Improvement, M25 Junction 10/A3 Wisley Interchange, A2 Bean and Ebbsfleet Junctions Improvements, A64 Hopgrove Improvement and A45, A46 and A50 Improvements. Services include:

  • Full land referencing service including initial desktop research, site visits and issue of
    questionnaires to all parties with land interests
  • Basic desktop referencing, verifying parties and addresses through comprehensive research


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Last chance for Planning Officer support following Planning Skills Delivery Fund announcement

The UK Government announced its Planning Skills Delivery Fund (PSDF) allocation to Local Planning Authorities in England at the end of 2023, supporting authorities in their efforts to clear backlogs of planning applications.

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TerraQuest's KeyChain Platform Awarded Trusted Product Maintainability v15.0 Certification

TerraQuest (TQ), a leading provider of innovative data management solutions, was proudly awarded the SIG/TÜViT certification for Trusted Product Maintainability for the TQ KeyChain Platform. Software Improvement Group (SIG) was a key partner in improving the quality and security of TerraQuest's flagship Land and Property Planning Portal.

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