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Mobile CAD Surveying Swing into Action at Wentworth Golf Club.

January 12th, 2016 Comments off

wentworthMobile CAD Surveying have today commenced the Measured Survey at Wentworth Golf Club. The commission is for a comprehensive Building Survey of all the main club house and leisure facilities ahead of a planned refurbishment contract.

The 19th century house the “Wentworths” (now the club house) was the home for the brother-in-law of the Duke of Wellington. It was purchased in 1850 by exiled Spanish marquis and count Ramon Cabreraand his heiress wife. After his death, his wife, née Catherine Anne Vaughn-Richards, bought up the surrounding lands under The Cabrera Trust to safeguard the meadows, brooks and the trees planted from her travels on the continent with her gentrified husband to form what has become the heart of the Wentworth Estate.

In 1912, builder W.G. Tarrant had started developing St George’s Hill, Weybridge – a development of houses based on minimum 1-acre plots based around a golf course. In 1922 Tarrant acquired the development rights for the Wentworth Estate, getting Harry Colt to develop a golf course around “Wentworth” house. Tarrant developed the large houses on the estate to a similar Surrey formula used at St George’s Hill. Development of Wentworth Estate ground to a halt due to the Great Depression in the late 1920s. In 1931 when the banks asked for repayment of a large debenture, Tarrant was forced to declare bankruptcy. The ownership of the land passed to Wentworth Estates Ltd, which came under the control of Sir Lindsay Parkinson & Co Ltd

Today Wentworth is the headquarters of the PGA European Tour  and each year it hosts the Tour’s BMW PGA Championship. It was the venue of the 1953 Ryder Cup and of the HSBC World Match Play Championship from 1964 until 2007.

The club is surrounded by and entwined with the Wentworth Estate, one of the most expensive private estates in the London suburbs, which was built at the same time, where many top golfers and other celebrities have homes. One of them is Ernie Els, who became the club’s “world-wide touring professional” in 2005. Over the winter of 2005-06 Els, who is developing a golf course design practice, made alterations to the West Course, lengthening it by 310 yards (280 m) and adding 30 bunkers.

Wentworth also boasts a Tennis & Health Club. The Wentworth Tennis and Health Club consists of a gymnasium, dance studio, health spa, ozone swimming pool and jacuzzi, crèche facilities, changing rooms, and a café. The extensive facility was completed in 1997 for £9 million by Architects Broadway Malyan.

In 2004 the club was purchased by fashion industry entrepreneur Richard Caring for £130 million and in 2014, the club was sold to Beijing-based Reignwood Investments for £135m.

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Record Breaking Results with Fast Turn around Measured Surveys

November 23rd, 2015 Comments off

trinity squareMobile CAD Surveying the measured building specialists were recently asked to provide floor plans and elevational drawings of a large office building in Hounslow, c.113,000sq ft. They turned round their quote and started on site within 7 days, completing the full survey just over a week later. Most projects are a rush these days, but they didn’t realise that Galliard Homes, the developer was ready to launch and market the site immediately even though completion was still two years away. It turns out that they were very successful and sold all 228 apartments within 3 hours of the doors opening. Mobile CAD Surveying Solutions are proud to be associated with this development and happy that their efforts to turn the project around so fast helped the client achieve record breaking results.

For fast turnaround measured building surveys

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Plans lodged for £1bn ‘Harrods’ of Bayswater in London

November 20th, 2015 Comments off

London’s Whiteleys shopping centre is set to get a new lease of life after ambitious plans to restore the Grade II-listed building were submitted to Westminster Council.

A joint venture between a Meyer Bergman-advised investment fund and Warrior Group is seeking to deliver a £1bn redevelopment of the once grand department store in Bayswater.

The Foster + Partners designed mixed-use scheme, which will incorporate the iconic central dome, will see 500,000-plus sq ft built behind the existing 1911 facade.

This will include construction of more than 100 homes, a mixture of apartments and townhouses. These will be arranged around an inner courtyard with new shops, a boutique hotel, gym and basement cinema.

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Exterior of the existing building will be retained although it will be extended up with two extra floors

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A new public courtyard will be at the heart of the new scheme

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A hotel is planned to boost footfall and bring the leisure and retail scheme to life

The scheme will open onto Queensway, which is planned to undergo a £50m revamp scheduled to begin in early 2016.

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Architects of London

November 2nd, 2015 Comments off

An interactive visual resource which showcases London’s finest and most-recognised architects and their respective buildings.

London is gifted with a diverse range of architectural styles thanks in part to the age of the England’s capital but mostly owing to the talented pool of architects whose skills and creativity has helped shape the city’s skyline.
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To celebrate the collective talents of these architects and the ever-changing built landscape of London, Gregory Phillips has created a visual resource of iconic buildings called Architects of London.

Visitors can navigate the guide using the left-hand side scrollable panel which features a choice selection of architects. Click on the architect to preview their iconic London building along with a concise summary of style, information on the architect and location details.

The aim is for the resource to be democratic; users can submit their favourite architects (and buildings) via the submission form on the Standings page. They can star their favourite buildings; doing so will count as a vote towards the construction. The total number of votes can be seen on the Standings page also.

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London Skyline – A Surveyors View

August 4th, 2015 Comments off

Mobile CAD Surveying Solutions Ltd the measured building survey specialists, have recently completed a major commission for a Full Building Plans, Elevations, Topographical Survey in Union Street, London. The final output will include a Revit model, but it was the view that stole their attention – Breathtaking skyline of London.

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Measured Building Surveys Nationwide

June 2nd, 2015 Comments off

Mobile CAD Surveying are renowned for carrying out specialist surveying projects to all types of buildings around the UK and for many blue chip clients and are adding to their portfolio of clients and surveying services all the time, they have recently launched a new website to better compliment their growing business, so mobcad is now live!

For all types of measured building surveying and for whatever reason, big or small they will be happy to help.

A few reasons to use MobCad:-

  • Short lead in times usually less than 7 days
  • Short drawing turn around times (plans can be emailed from site if required)
  • Revit surveys
  • Any size of project undertaken
  • Full references from Charter Standard Architects on request.
  • Quotations issued within 24hrs
  • Survey teams to cover all the UK
  • Specialist London based survey teams.
  • Use the latest Laser Scanning, Reflectorless Total Stations and Disto laser measures to produce drawings ‘live on site, in real time’  using the latest in German surveying software.

For any type of surveying requirement, floor plans, elevations, topographical surveys, underground service traces,
3D laser scanning or Revit 3D modelling visit, 360 Panaoramic photos and much more www.mobcad.co.uk 

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New surveying website launched

May 11th, 2015 Comments off

New website screenshot for LinkedinMobile CAD Surveying the Measured Building Surveying specialists have launched a new website this week to show off some of their recent work and surveying services.

The Company are well known for carrying out specialist surveying projects and schedules of buildings to all types of premises around the UK and abroad for many blue chip clients and adding to their portfolio of clients and surveying services all the time, though it about time they launch a new website to better compliment their growing business, so mobcad is now launched.

If you need any type of building surveying for whatever reason, they will be happy to help.

A few reasons to use Mobile CAD Surveying Solutions Ltd:-

  • Short lead in times usually less than 7 days
  • Short drawing turn around times (plans can be emailed from site if required)
  • Revit surveys
  • Any size of project undertaken
  • Full references from Charter Standard Architects on request.
  • Quotations issued within 24hrs
  • Survey teams to cover all the UK
  • Specialist London based survey teams.
  • Use the latest Laser Scanning, Reflectorless Total Stations and Disto laser measures to produce drawings live on site, in real time,  using the latest in German surveying software.

For any type of surveying requirement, floor plans, elevations, topographical surveys, underground service traces,
3D laser scanning or Revit 3D modelling visit, 360 Panaoramic photos and much more www.mobcad.co.uk 

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Measured Surveys Nationwide

October 21st, 2014 Comments off

Measured surveys Nationwide and into Europe!

logowhitebackgroundMobile CAD Surveying Solutions Ltd  can accommodate either a simple single property floor plan for a domestic or private customer to a complete schedule of buildings including whatever type of data collection the customer requires for a commercial customer. If you are an Architects or Surveyor and you require fast turn around building surveys, please give us a try! we currently work for dozens of architects and designers around the UK, where they haven’t the capacity or staff to handle their own surveys or where they just require someone to make sure the job is done right and first time.

Currently we are working on many Commercial surveys around the country, with a number of domestic and Dimensional Property Surveys around the UK and into Europe.  So if you require any type of Measured Building Survey then please contact us.

We can provide Floor plans,  Elevational drawings, or a Topographical survey also Underground Utility Traces 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..

360D Panoramic Photography – We can also provide a 360 degree photographic record of your project to aid with design/construction – Sample – user name and password is  stanley

The ‘as built’ documentation provided by the company is highly detail oriented, every project can be accompanied by 360 degrees photographs to provide better understanding of the plans. Photographs give clients instant visuals which help in picturing the plan in a much better fashion.

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

for more information, please visit:-

Mobile CAD Surveying+

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ERP and CAD – the perfect pairing

July 15th, 2014 Comments off

ERP and CAD – the perfect pairing

Enterprise Resource Planning known as ERP, and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are perfect partners because they complement each other’s basic features and functions allowing for a fully integrated approach in industries such as construction, engineering and architecture.

What are CAD and ERP’s basic functions?

CAD programmes provide early-on solutions for the planning and execution phase of a project. The main industries using CAD include construction, engineering and architecture.

Enterprise Resource Planning is focused on the commercial and administrative needs of a company with some aspects addressing the planning and managerial sections. ERP provides an overview of the business as a whole, allowing for complete visibility across different functions and aspects of a business. It can successfully track the workflow of departments/sections, producing a single reporting system to analyse statistical information. In real-time, ERP brings together the various sections of a business from HR, Finance and Accounts, Marketing and Sales, Supply Chain, CRM and Project Management- all of which can be customised for individual client needs, tailoring solutions to companies.

By joining the design aspect with workflow and statistical data, companies and clients benefit from projects that are delivered on time and are more cost effective.

Integrated systems that benefit the whole process from start to finish

Once CAD has been used, ERP steps in to strengthen the relationship between the phases providing the company, whether they are for example a small-business bathroom supply and fit, to a large multi-national construction firm, with the overall picture in real time. This includes the consideration of supplying or buying more stock and ERP can report the impact on cash flow and staffing.

This clearly benefits the company by reducing costs and minimizing risk of error by identifying discrepancies in any size of project, no matter how complex. Benefits to the CAD user allows them to edit data and check the various requirements of any subsequent change which then automatically updates the CAD and ERP databases. The system integration ensures the end-customer receives an excellent service and outcome whilst keeping both the company and client abreast of any changes to lead time and cost implications.

A working example

The simple example that follows is from a medium sized construction firm and it highlights the need for CAD and ERP to become integral systems in the aforementioned industries where CAD is predominantly used.

CAD is used to design an office space; the client then requires further rooms and a change to the layout and an increase of toilet facilities. The CAD user provides the design solution and because the company’s systems are integrated with ERP, the CAD user is able to update the lead-time and expected costs that are then relayed in real time to the client, whilst simultaneously updating the databases from the various sections involved in the new design. The combination of CAD and ERP means that the project, although substantially altered, is delivered on time, with minimum disruption and the risk of error greatly reduced.

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Measured Building Surveys Nationwide and Europe

July 8th, 2014 Comments off

logowhitebackground (Small)Measured surveys Nationwide and Europe!

Mobile CAD Surveying Solutions Ltd  can accommodate either a simple single property floor plan for a domestic or private customer to a complete schedule of buildings including whatever type of data collection the customer requires for a commercial customer. If you are an Architects or Surveyor and you require fast turn around building surveys, please give us a try! we currently work for dozens of architects and designers around the UK, where they haven’t the capacity or staff to handle their own surveys or where they just require someone to make sure the job is done right and first time.

Currently we are working on many Commercial surveys around the country, with a number of domestic and Dimensional Property Surveys around the UK and into Europe.  So if you require any type of Measured Building Survey then please contact us.

We can provide Floor plans,  Elevational drawings, or a Topographical survey also Underground Utility Traces 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..

360D Panoramic Photography – We can also provide a 360 degree photographic record of your project to aid with design/construction – Sample – user name and password is  stanley

The ‘as built’ documentation provided by the company is highly detail oriented, every project can be accompanied by 360 degrees photographs to provide better understanding of the plans. Photographs give clients instant visuals which help in picturing the plan in a much better fashion.

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

for more information, please visit:-

Mobile CAD Surveying+

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