As one of the fastest growing survey, monitoring and investigation firms in the UK, City Surveys’ engineering teams are regularly working on fascinating projects, meeting new challenges head on and further reinforcing their position as some of the most accomplished professionals in the business.
Within this section you will find a selection of news articles. Feel free to browse through them, learning about our firm, the projects we’re involved in and the people we work for. If while reading you come across something that catches your eye, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
13 August 2013
I talk to City Surveys & Monitoring HR & Quality Manager, Sevim O’Connor, about London, shoes and challenging stereotypes.
12 August 2013
Did you know the residents of a town in West Java believe it is beneficial for their health to lie on the railway tracks that run through their neighbourhood?
Government Plans To Relax Planning Restrictions: Is It A Death-Knell Or Reveille For Our Town Centres?
07 August 2013
A consultation paper from planning minister Nick Boles released today proposes to relax some planning restrictions for the conversion of buildings on brownfield sites. Boles hopes the proposals will make it easier to bring empty or unused buildings back into use.
31 July 2013
A candid interview with one of the newest members of the City Surveys & Monitoring team, Technical Rail Director, Ian Gibson.
27 June 2013
A hill walker from Liverpool who became lost in Snowdonia on Saturday (22nd June) was found safely with the help of a smartphone app.
25 June 2013
Liverpool City Council, Liverpool Football Club and development company Keepmoat have this morning unveiled plans for a £260m regeneration of the Anfield area of the city.
11 June 2013
Ask anyone what instrument they would use to help them determine their direction and they would probably say a compass. It is the oldest navigational tool and has been used for many, many centuries around the world in different forms.
28 May 2013
Deutsche Bahn (DB), Germany’s national railway, is to test drones as a means of combating graffiti vandalism. The drones, each equipped with an infra-red camera to collect evidence, will patrol DB property and hopefully catch vandals in the act.
20 May 2013
The chain has been used to measure distances for thousands of years but it was not until the seventeenth century that it was standarised into a unit of measurement which revolutionised surveying and is still in use today.
15 May 2013
According to a recent survey conducted by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Building Information Modelling (BIM) is dominating the industry’s agenda for 2013.