About us

We enable our customers to succeed in capturing, understanding and optimising their space by delivering high quality and insightful services and solutions

CADS directors, Aaron Wright and Guy Moates

Collaboration is at the heart of what we do. Forging close, long term relationships means we can respond to our clients in the most effective way.

Aaron Wright & Guy Moates | CADS Directors


CADS Company values

CADS provides a comprehensive range of data-driven software and services to capture, manage and optimise space, whether you are a retailer, architect, contractor, public sector or commercial client.

From our offices in Great Yarmouth, Leeds, Wolverhampton and Edinburgh, we work collaboratively with clients across the UK and internationally to create profitable spaces that work. We take time to understand the challenges our clients are facing to ensure our software, services and survey data deliver value both for the initial project and the longer term.

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We are straightforward and fair.
We are open and honest.
We trust people and are trustworthy in return.


We continually look for new ways of improving our software & services, so they are more valuable to our customers and create a competitive advantage for our business.


We are one company, one team. We work together, building relationships to create the best solution for our customers. We share good ideas and build on others’ contributions.

Who we work with

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Retail space planning expertise

We make your retail space work harder, helping you create profitable store layouts more effectively by surveying, planning and optimising your space, whether for a single project or as an ongoing resource.

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Using our intuitive AutoCAD-based retail space planning software, integrated with your planograms and sales data, we will give you the tools you need to create profitable store layouts across your retail estate.

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Professional surveying services

From accurate measurement on site to delivery of a complex 3D Revit model or 2D floor plans, sections and elevations, our surveyors will ensure your survey specification will deliver your project data requirements.

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CAD drawing services

We also offer a comprehensive range of drawing services in 2D and 3D CAD, predominantly using AutoCAD and Revit. We tailor our services to your specific requirements, offering a professional, flexible UK resource.

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English Housing Survey helpline

Since 2012 CADS has played a key role in fulfilling the Government-commissioned English Housing Survey. This long-running survey records details about the condition of the country’s housing stock

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Meet the team

The Management behind CADS

Guy Moates of CADS

As a Director of the business, Guy works closely with CADS retail customers to implement best practice in macro space planning including optimising installations of our StoreSpace® software. As an AutoCAD expert, Guy's areas of specialism include space planning, data and project management.


Guy Moates


Aaron Wright of CADS

In his roles of Finance Director and Company Secretary, Aaron is primarily responsible for managing the finances of CADS and Prosper together with ensuring the business fulfils its compliance obligations. Alongside the other Directors, Aaron is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the business.


Aaron Wright


Clare Montgomery

As Marketing Manager for CADS and subsidiary Prosper, Clare is responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies to build brand awareness, develop customer engagement and generate new business enquiries. Clare also oversees the StoreSpace deployments and customer success programme.


Clare Montgomery

Marketing Manager

Philip Nelson of CADS

Heading up software development & support, Philip leads the technical future direction of our StoreSpace® and StoreView® applications. Phil has a wealth of worldwide project delivery and retail experience on a variety of platforms and development languages.


Philip Nelson

Information Services Manager

Andy Murray of CADS

Andy has a dual role at CADS with responsibility for the project management of our StoreView® and drawing services, as well as the company's HSEQ and ISO 9001 accreditation and management procedures.


Andy Murray

HSEQ & Project Manager

Pete Humm of CADS

Pete Humm is responsible for managing the Retail Planning teams in our Gt Yarmouth, Leeds and Wolverhampton offices. He works closely with our clients' store planners and store development teams to ensure projects are successfully delivered to time and to budget.


Pete Humm

Retail Services Manager

Steve Moore of EHS

Steve leads a team of regional managers, responsible for 150 surveyors working on the English Housing Survey for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. The team has extensive experience of the survey and its development, delivering survey data for approx. 6200 dwellings each year.


Steve Moore

Regional Manager Housing Survey

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