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Visualising your postcode data on a map – Superhighways

  • Start: 22nd September, 2022 @ 10:00AM
  • End: 22nd September, 2022 @ 12:00PM
  • Online event

Discover free digital tools to add your postcode data on a map to spot trends, show reach and identify gaps.

Do you collect post code data from your beneficiaries or clients?

Are you interested in analysing this geographical data against other internal or external data to spot trends, illustrate your reach or evidence gaps?

This demo and practical online session will introduce free and easy to use tools to help you get started putting your data on a map. The session will run from 10am – 11.45am with the option to stay on till 12.00pm to create your own Google My Map.

Follow up support is available should you need it when creating maps with your own organisational data.

Please also note there are two optional follow on practical sessions in our Hands on series looking at two specific mapping tools:

  • AutoGeoMapper – Thursday 29th September
  • Community Lens – Thursday 6th October

This session will cover

  • An introduction to a range of mapping techniques and use cases in the charity sector
  • BatchGeo demo and practical exercise
  • Google My Maps demo – stay on from 11.45am to create your own (please note you will need a Google account to be able to do this)
  • A quick tour of other tools you can use to create geo maps: Datawrapper, Flourish, PowerBI, AutoGeoMapper (see follow on Hands on session on 29th September) Community Lens (see follow on Hands on session on Thursday 6th October) & the London Datastore Excel Mapping Templates

Is this course for me?

This course is for anyone working in a small charity or community organisation in London, responsible for developing projects, monitoring and evaluating outcomes and designing services. Please note priority will be given to Trust for London funded small charities & community groups in London, but places are available for other groups.

You will need good basic computer skills to participate.

Course format

This is an online interactive live training session. You’ll take part in interactive exercises such as breakout room discussions, polls or chat conversations.

You will be asked to complete individual technical tasks on your PC or laptop. You will not be able to join this training using a mobile device. It’s likely that you will need to either create online accounts or download appropriate software, which we’ll tell you about in advance.


Kate White has managed Superhighways for over 20 years and has extensive experience in supporting small charities and community organisations to be more efficient and effective using digital technology for social impact.