Measured Building Surveys
The team at Sova Surveys are specialists in their field and combine extensive knowledge and sector expertise with a can-do attitude. This means that our building surveyors deliver fast, accurate, and affordable turnaround times for your building survey projects.
We always take huge amounts of pride in our work and on making sure we deliver the highest quality for clients across Bristol, the South West, Bath, London and the UK. We can offer standard specifications or we can customise them to suit your specific needs.
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About measured building surveys
Our measured building surveys are accurate and useful models of a building featuring floor plans, sections and elevations. They include a drawn description of the layout, locations, dimensions and other meaningful aspects of a building.
We capture the measurement for our surveys utilising a variety of both traditional and modern techniques and tools. As well as terrestrial laser scanners, digital photography and GPS satellites, we still make use of tape measures. Our team of surveyors can create a brand new set or drawing, or update existing surveys. We always strive to deliver fast and reliable results.
We carry out surveys on commercial, residential, healthcare and educational buildings – we are happy to take on survey work in any sector. As well as houses, flats, offices and commercial units, we carry out surveys on schools, universities, warehouses, derelict properties, and much more.
With the advances in laser scanning technology, we are also able to scan large objects.
Some examples of the use of this is where we accurately scanned a tree so that a unique bespoke treehouse could be designed for the tree without any alteration to the tree itself.
We also scanned a temperance fountain and created a 3D mesh so that the fountain could be 3D printed.
Measured building surveys (MBS) give architects, interior designers, space planners and construction contractors as-built plans of the project so that they can better plan for the job they are involved in.
These accurate plans (whether they are topographical, floor plans, roof plans, reflective ceiling plans, sections, elevations, sectional elevations, area (gross external, gross internal, net internal), lease plan, heritage, floor flatness or a combination of these) are used in various ways to ease the process of undertaking property development and renovations.
A few examples of where a measured building survey can be used are:
– to give a reliable starting point for your architect to design alterations/renovations from.
– to assist with building and planning applications being submitted.
– checking that building floors meet flatness and regularity specifications.
– documenting building conditions as they currently are.
– checking quality control of construction during and after the process.
We will try our best, but we can’t guarantee to beat the price.
We already aim to keep our prices competitively low and your cheaper quote may be lower due to a less skilled service, or the complete scope of the project is misunderstood.
However, we’re always happy to discuss this with you and see where we can help.
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