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Measured Surveys,Floor Plans,Elevations, Topographical Surveys

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We can provide Floor plans,  Elevational drawings, or a Topographical survey and all types of Measured Building Survey with varying levels of detailed work – from simple walls, columns, doors and window surveys, to a fully detailed data set including all 3D information including cill & head heights, stair riser and going details, door heights, ceiling heights, beam details, fitted furniture etc.. As part of our measured surveys, the surveyors can also pick up and highlight other information for example: any electrical and data points, sanitary fittings, incoming mains positions, plant, fire fighting and detection equipment, security equipment, signage and so on.

An accurate  topographical survey or land survey is essential to any project that you are considering and can lessen the possibility of costly mistakes or unforeseen issues later on.  The amount and type of topographical survey data that we collect on site is always based on your specification. However, our experienced land surveyors will use their knowledge of planning and development issues and requirements to provide additional information that might be vital for any future design or planning application. We are also able to gather information from any utility companies which can be added to your topographical survey drawings..

We can also provide other additional land surveying services that you may require, for example; underground services tracing ( UPR – Underground Penetrating Radar) and 3D laser scanning enable us to provide you with a one-stop-shop for your surveying requirements.

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Guernsey construction industry future ‘is threatened’

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Off-island tradesmen are a threat to a sustainable construction industry, the president of the Guernsey Building Trades Employers Association has said.

Clive Fenner said: “Local trades people pay their taxes locally and their incomes are recirculated within the local economy.”

He welcomed moves from the Commerce and Employment Department to investigate the “white van man”.

The department will look at the impact on tradesmen and the island exchequer.

‘Paying a premium’

Mr Fenner said visiting tradesmen were less accountable because they were “here today and gone tomorrow” leaving customers no recourse if there were any quality issues with the work.

He said: “Guernsey is not a particularly cheap place to live, rents, mortgages, etc are much, much higher here than they are in the UK.

“So we ought to be expecting to be paying a premium of some sort to help sustain the local economy.”

Mr Fenner said of the visiting tradesmen: “Predominantly these people are coming in from the UK, the construction industry in the UK is actually shrinking and it’s not surprising they are looking to places like Guernsey or further afield to get some sort of income, yet their costs and overheads are minimal by comparison.”