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IMPORTANCE OF TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEYS

February is the beginning of Topographical Survey season a long established industry event that runs until the end of Autumn.

In recently, the introduction of new digital surveying techniques has taken some of the importance off traditional surveying practices. But Total Station based Topographical surveys remain fundamentally important and here are just a few reasons why,

  • They are desined for surveying natural landscapes.
  • They produce precision surface measurement.
  • Their data is checked to guarantee survey accuracy.
  • Traverse are calculated for closing error.
  • They really shine in dense vegetation and woodland settings.
  • They establise ground control stations vital for construction setting out.
  • They can be based to an OS Datum.

WHEN TO REQUEST A TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY

Topographical Surveys are employed for the following reasons;

  • Green Field – Agricultural Land, Development Land, Country Estates
  • Brown Field – Industrial Parks, Retail Parks, Commercial Estates
  • Protected Land  – National Parks, AONB, SSSI, Conservation Land
  • Domestic Surveys – Garden Development, Construction Surveys
  • Volumetric Surveys – Quarries, Stock Piles, Earthworks
  • Hydrographic Surveys – Streams, Rivers, Lakes
  • Arboriculture Surveys – Woodlands, Thickets, Specific Trees
  • Ecological Surveys – Biodiversity & Environmental Research
  • Utility Surveys – Mapping Drainage Systems & Services.

WHAT INFORMATION YOU NEED TO GIVE FOR AN TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY

We like to make things simple, all we need is the following;

  • A project brief that explains the topographical survey objectives.
  • A red line mark up plan that defines the topographical survey extents.

OBTAIN A COMPETITIVE QUOTATION

You can request a quotation for you topogrphical survey through the following ways

  • By sending us an email [email protected]
  • By website portal www.micsurveysltd.co.uk/contact/
  • By phonin us 07500585502