How does the C-ALS® laser scanner improve our subsurface scanning services?
The C-ALS (Cavity Auto-scanning Laser System) is a unique and remarkable specialist surveying instrument that enables the laser scanning of subsurface voids and cavities to be geo-referenced accurately and efficiently. Working at depths in excess of 50m, the C-ALS system can be applied to a multitude of applications in mining, quarrying, civil engineering and building… Continue reading
North West Regional Construction Awards 2016
As you’ve probably heard from our numerous social media updates and last week’s blog post last, we were shortlisted for the ‘SME of the Year’ Award at this year’s North West Regional Construction Awards. The event celebrated the achievements of the region’s best and most innovative construction projects, companies and individuals at its 10th annual… Continue reading
Our Operations Manager has received a promotion!
Since we bought the business in 2007, like any other business, we’ve seen employees come and go. Whether our previous employees have moved on to similar jobs, changed career paths entirely or moved out of Liverpool and pursued work elsewhere. On the other hand, we have had some employees stay with us from day one,… Continue reading
Liverpool’s next big opportunity?
Within Liverpool’s regional commercial property and construction sector, it’s not that often you see a presentation which showcases a vision that could be the start of something that triggers significant change, opportunity and investment for many years to come. Well, yesterday I did! As part of the International Festival for Business currently being held at… Continue reading
London Real Estate Forum 2016 Round-up
The London Real Estate Forum in a premier annual event for London’s development sector. Hosted at Berkeley Square, in the heart of Mayfair, the event delivers two days of debate, deals and networking in a great location. This year, our MD Andy Roberts was one of the event’s many attendees, experiencing an unrivalled insight into… Continue reading
Our new website is live!
Well, if you haven’t already noticed, we’ve recently launched our new website! We’ve been working on it over the last 3-4 months, ever since our Marketing Coordinator, Luke Stamper was appointed. The previous website served us well but we realised we needed something new, something more informative and something that our clients could easily engage… Continue reading
GEO Business 2016
In recent years, GEO Business has become one of the most important shows in the geospatial calendar. This year, over 3000 visitors were expected to attend the event that has rightfully gained remarkable traction and success in the industry. The event, held in London’s Business Design Centre, consisted of a two day conference, international exhibition,… Continue reading
Formby Surveys Shortlisted for North West Regional Construction Award
I’m delighted to announce that Formby Surveys has been shortlisted for the ‘SME of the Year’ award at this year’s North West Regional Construction Awards. The Awards provide a great opportunity for the North West built environment sector to celebrate outstanding examples of excellence, innovation and best practice. We decided to enter the ‘SME of… Continue reading
Formby Surveys’ Scan to BIM Services
Have you heard about Scan to BIM but aren’t really sure what it involves? Well, read on… Scan to BIM is a workflow which starts with survey-grade as-built 3D laser scan data (collected using a 3D terrestrial or mobile high definition laser scanner) detailing building structures (internal or external), and infrastructure assets. From the resultant… Continue reading
MIPIM 2016 Review
So, what Cannes we take from this year’s MIPIM? MIPIM is a property event that causes an annual surge of suited and booted property professionals to descend upon one of the most popular hotspots in the South of France, Cannes. The picturesque town, normally filled with yacht enthusiasts, beach goers, expensive hotel fanatics, and the… Continue reading