Get accurate topographical surveys in the UK

Receive reliable topographical surveys to map your site and its features for your development project. We carry out topographical surveys for architects, designers, property professionals and building contractors.

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Topographic surveys

Receive accurate topographical surveys for large, complex projects

Mapping your site and its features is normally the first stage of any development project, which is why it is important to cost your topographic survey into your project.

When you commission your topographical survey from us, you are always guaranteed to receive an accurate measured survey completed correctly the first time, which you can trust due to our 35 years of experience.

With nationwide coverage and five regional offices, we have the scale of resources and capacity to respond and deliver large, complex projects or multiple site survey programmes.

Collaboratively working with survey experts to avoid unwanted data & high costs

Starting with early-stage detailed discussions, we provide practical advice and support based on 35 years of experience. We develop your site survey brief to ensure the resulting topographical survey quote meets your specific technical requirements and contains the relevant information for your project. By openly sharing their knowledge, you’ll get the right technical advice you need with our surveying experts.

We ensure you receive the correct survey for the work you are undertaking; safeguarding against unnecessary costs for collecting unwanted data or for the need to commission expensive additional surveys to obtain missing data.

Avoid project delays with the latest technology to get fast, accurate results

Our topographic surveyors are equipped with the latest GPS, Total Station and laser scanning measuring instruments. They employ both traditional surveying techniques and the latest laser technologies.

Adhering to professional quality standards, we work to:

  • RICS and TSA professional codes
  • An ethos of “always right first time”
  • BS 1192 for BIM-ready survey services
  • Our own exacting ISO 9001 quality standards

You can always trust the information you receive, which is why we have established long term relationships with so many of our clients.

Topographical data delivered straight to your desktop in many digital formats

Our surveyors prepare your survey data in a 2D or 3D CAD format which can be incorporated into a BIM model if required. All survey data is delivered directly to your desktop, ready for you to start work.

Our in-house team is able to provide your topographic information in a number of digital formats including GIS, .shp, .tab, .bds and other file formats.

We also import other digital information supplied by you, by migrating this information from pdf to CAD format. The completed OS data maps are supplied to you in a CAD file format, scaled to suit your requirements and containing your corporate branding if desired.

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The model is very impressive and we can now be more confident with on-site works.

David Harrison Design and Drawing Office Manager, Nusteel Structures

Extensive measured survey of Salisbury Maltings

This 2.12 hectare site survey including a large supermarket and 26 units as well as the 18th-century historic mill, was delivered as a 3D Revit model together with 2D plans.

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Why you should commission your topographic survey from us

With over 35 years of experience and nationwide coverage, there are several benefits of commissioning your topographic survey from us. These include:

  • An efficient high-quality consultative service
  • A fixed price competitive topographic survey quote
  • Practical impartial advice from experienced professional surveyors
  • A survey solution tailored to your specific technical and programme requirements
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Bespoke site plans for contractors and project managers

Our in-house cartographer creates bespoke site plans for contractors and project managers. Working either from client supplied maps or purchased Ordnance Survey maps, we capture the level of detail you require including physical features such as transport networks, buildings, physical boundaries, political boundaries and access routes.

Complementary services to help complete your project

Working with our partners, we can:

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