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Surveying Equipment Companies in the UK

Types and Uses of Surveying Equipment

No part of the built environment could exist without surveyors and their equipment. Surveying has been practised for millennia and is essential in the planning and execution of just about every type of construction. Determining boundaries, distances, angles and changes in ground levels, are just some of the many roles of a surveyor.surveying.jpg

As with most professions, the right tools can make life much easier and lead to greater accuracy. Surveying equipment can range from a simple tape measure or twine to mark a straight line, to the most complex scanners and GPS equipment.

A popular image of surveying equipment is a surveyor operating a theodolite – a type of movable telescope – set on a tripod. Theodolites are combined with triangulation to measure horizontal and vertical angles and generally require two people. They are still in common use, although are gradually being upgraded to total stations, which have an added electronic measuring device. Modern total stations can greatly increase efficiency and in some cases connect to satellite positioning systems.SouthSurveylogo.jpg

Featured Company – South Survey

With many years experience and a team that understands the construction industry, South Survey Ltd is the ideal placeSurveystation2.jpg to go for a wide range of surveying equipment. The company stocks optical and electronic equipment from all the leading brand names, at competitive prices. Staff understand that one product does not fit every application requirement, and will carefully listen to a customer’s specific needs before giving informed advice on the right choice.

The list of quality brands supplied includes Leica, Spectra, Navcom, Bosch, CadProfi, Seco, Micro Survey, Avonguard, CST/Berger, Vivax metrotech and GstarCad among others. All surveying equipment comes with a warranty and has been developed by surveyors with many years’ site experience. Next day delivery is available throughout mainland UK. If a particular product is not listed on the website, the South Survey team will endeavour to source it.

Some second hand equipment is available and certain instruments can be hired.

South Survey’s range of packages includes software for surveying and mapping, along with data collectors.

For full details of South Survey’s products and services, visit the website.

  • South Survey supply an extensive range of surveying and measuring equipment for the construction industry. We recognise that everyone has different...

  • Survey Express Services is an online showroom for surveying, laser levels and site safety equipment. But we are not just online we operate through a...

  • Trimble are a market leader and renowed for its GPS, laser, optics, and positioning hardware, software, and services in construction


Where to buy surveying equipment

  • South Survey Ltd - 21 Deanfield Court, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1QS, 01200 429870
  • Survey Express Services - 218 - 220 Brownhill Road, London, Greater London, SE6 1AT, 020 8697 2725
  • Trimble - Trimble Navigation Europe Ltd., Osborn Way, Trimble House, Meridian Office Park Hook, Hampshire, RG27 9HX, 01256 760150

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