Measured Building Survey

Complex mapping is what we do best. Our total stations are used for data capture to provide you with line drawings for streetscapes and architectural definition, while our 3D laser scanner is more suitable for complex, photogrammetric end requirements.

Measured building surveys have a variety of end uses from refurbishment and redevelopment changes, through to use in sale, letting or land registry. They provide accurate layouts for facilities management or can form the basis for interior design or fitout plans. An external elevation drawing provides a precise, integrated view of a new design, planning or space management, or it can present measured data of neighbouring buildings, to continue the architectural integrity of a streetscape.

Key Benefits

  • Precision measured building surveys provide you with a record of what currently exists, to update and enhance what is already there
  • We have experience and wide-ranging expertise in accurate internal and external area measurement
  • With a range of equipment, from total stations to laser scanners, our team can meet your specific requirements
  • With a data-capture speed of one million points per second, the point cloud the scanner creates can be presented as a raw data-capture file, a 2D line drawing or a 3D model, in either a DXF or AutoCAD file, or as a paper plan
  • Working at height is rarely required, as our scanners can provide HDR imaging to a distance of 270m


  • 2D or 3D elevations through to 3D models
  • External elevations
  • Floor plans
  • Roof plans
  • Sections
  • Window and door openings
  • Features of buildings
  • Pipework, including waste and water downpipes

The work Powers carried out at Lancaster Canal Quarter has enabled us to develop a consistent brief for future developers to work to, which will ensure that the character of the site remains intact.

Helen Buckle Senior Urban Designer, PlanitIE

Get in touch

Need a quote or some more information? Call 01928 734 473 or send us a message via the form.

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