The new Leica BLK360 – Game Changer?

Yesterday, myself and a few colleagues attended the Leica Geosystems UK HDS Symposium, held a Luton Hoo Hotel near Luton.  The annual event is organised to showcase ground-breaking improvements to Leica’s HDS Scanning & Imagery portfolio of hardware and software, as well as serving as a platform for their user-base to meet and discuss the… Continue reading

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We have a new London office 

We’ve had a London office for just over a year now, and it’s been great being situated in the heart of the capital.  Since establishing the office last January, we’ve met some great people, started working with new clients and have continually made efforts to enhance our presence in and around London. With that said,… Continue reading

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What’s going to happen to Liverpool City Centre?

Since being named Capital of Culture in 2008, Liverpool has been an area of continual growth and development over the last decade.   There have been numerous, significant developments in the city centre, including Liverpool One, Mann Island, Princes Dock and the Echo Arena and Convention Centre, encouraging tourists from all over the world to… Continue reading

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CICES North West host Survey4BIM

The CICES North West region recently hosted a CPD event at their offices in Sale, presented by the cross-industry Survey4Bim group. The speakers were Survey4BIM committee members, Simon Navin (Ordnance Survey) and Mark Lawton (Skanska) who explained the history and reasons behind the group as well as detailing the Big 5 Challenges in achieving BIM… Continue reading

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Formby Surveys have invested in UAV technology

Formby Surveys make continual efforts to stay at the forefront of surveying technology by integrating new equipment that will improve our service offering wherever possible. It’s no secret that, in recent years, UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) have become incredibly popular, being adopted by aerial photographers to capture impressive video footage of cityscapes, measuring wildlife in… Continue reading

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