About Us

A leading multi-disciplinary measurement and engineering company operating throughout the UK, City Surveys has built its reputation upon the quality, reliability and accuracy of its services.

From primary rail contractors and telecoms providers to utility suppliers and construction firms, our professional team works with you throughout your projects, tailoring both methodologies and deliverables to suit the individual requirements of your sites.

Stretching from major national construction firms and the primary rail contractors to government departments and architectural practices, our client base returns to us time and time again, safe in the knowledge that the service they receive will be second to none.

So…Why use City Surveys? Simple. We deliver real, measurable value to projects throughout the UK and beyond, helping you understand your sites and the information generated from them. No matter the size, value or complexity, with City Surveys your project is in safe hands.


What do we do?

Established in 2003 as a land, engineering and railway surveying firm, City Surveys quickly diversified into structural investigation, geotechnical engineering, utilities mapping and more.

Today City Surveys has a number of specialist departments, each dedicated to a particular range of services or sectors. Whilst not an exhaustive list, we currently provide measurement, modelling and investigation services including…

  • Geo-spatial – Including topographic surveys, 3D laser scanning and modelling, elevations, measured building surveys and more
  • Utilities – Covering ground penetrating radar surveys, electromagnetic surveys, utility plan sourcing and composite CAD drawing production
  • Structures – Including non-intrusive concrete scanning, construction materials testing, dilapidation surveys etc.
  • Geo-environmental – Including ground investigation, environmental risk assessments etc.
  • Transport – Specialist rail and highways surveys including railway technical engineering and more
  • Site Engineering – Covering setting out, machine control, levelling, volume calculations and so on
  • Environment – Focusing on ecology surveys, ecological assessments, tree surveys, noise and vibration assessments and more
  • Monitoring – Includes structural monitoring, railway track monitoring, vibration monitoring, noise monitoring etc.
  • Telecoms – Including telecoms planning, duct and cable installation, reinstatement, utilities mapping, project management, design, as built surveys and more

For more information on our range of services please follow this link.


Need a quote or more information?

A multi-disciplinary measurement and engineering firm, we offer a broad range of services and a truly integrated approach to their implementation. To find our just how we can add value to your projects, why not watch this short video?

Alternatively, if you have a project that you’d like to discuss please don’t hesitate to get in touch. A member of our team will be happy to help.


Quality, safety and the environment

At any one time we can have up to 100 operatives working on our behalf. A regular sight on some of the nation’s largest and most prestigious projects, City Surveys has a constant presence within a truly diverse range of sectors.

With such a large number of people working for us and such a significant exposure to risk, it’s no wonder that health, safety and the environment are of the utmost importance.

Our ISO 9001 Quality Management System, ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management System, RISQS and UVDB accreditations form the core of our business around which all of our activities revolve.


Where are we?

A nationwide organisation, we have three offices strategically placed around the UK in order to provide maximum coverage and superb response times.

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