Cadcorp PostGIS database training assists Wirral Council in migrating spatial data
Press Release, Stevenage, UK, 2nd May 2019

The GIS Officers at Wirral Council use Cadcorp SIS and web mapping applications to deliver geospatial information internally and to the public. PostgreSQL with the PostGIS extension is being used as the spatial database. The Council is migrating its GIS data and sought a 1-day training course to familiarise themselves with operating the database.

Cadcorp delivered its ‘Using PostGIS with Cadcorp SIS’ training course at Wirral Council. The course guides system administrators through the process of managing spatial data, installing and configuring the PostGIS database, and loading data into the desktop GIS and web mapping applications.  The Council’s GIS and IT system administrators attended the course.

”The course really helped us to quickly get to grips with PostGreSQL with the PostGIS extension. What we learned in just one day will be vital as we migrate data from our existing spatial data store.”

-Vikki Chapman, GI and Mapping Officer, Wirral Council


Cadcorp training covers a broad range of GIS and web mapping topics, and provides in-depth coverage of Cadcorp products and development environments. For more information, visit Cadcorp training.

About Wirral Council

The Metropolitan Borough of Wirral is a metropolitan borough of Merseyside, North West England, which occupies the northern part of the Wirral Peninsula. The Metropolitan Borough of Wirral has a population of about 314,000 people living in 143,000 households. It faces Liverpool over the River Mersey to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and the River Dee to the west. To the south it borders the borough of Cheshire West and Chester, in Cheshire. Major towns and villages in the borough include Birkenhead, Wallasey, Bebington, Heswall, Hoylake, Bromborough, Eastham, West Kirby, and the model village of Port Sunlight. To find out more, visit

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