Formby Surveys & Geoterra Form Strategic Partnership
Formby Surveys and Geoterra have formed a strategic partnership with Chartered Land Surveyors and Geospatial Engineers, Geoterra Ltd to enhance our specialist surveying services that we offer to our clients. If you’re not familiar with Geoterra, they are a fully integrated survey solution for land, engineering and architectural projects above ground and below surface including… Continue reading
Formby Surveys attend Northern Powerhouse Dinner
Formby Surveys recently hosted a client table in conjunction with Geoterra and MBS Survey Software at the Northern Powerhouse Dinner, held at the Midland Hotel in Manchester. The dinner was part of the inaugural Northern Powerhouse Conference held on 24th-25th February which presented a unique opportunity to look at the commercial potential of the North… Continue reading
Formby Surveys in London
Formby Surveys made the decision to open our London office in November 2015 and started trading in the capital on the 1st January 2016. We made the decision to acquire a London office based upon the volume of work that was coming from the south and because more than 30% of our annual turnover came… Continue reading
Formby Surveys co-host MIPIM 2016 “Yes Oui Cannes” event
We were very pleased to be asked to co-host this years’ MIPIM Yes Oui Cannes reception in London on 24th February 2016. The annual event, is designed to create a friendly and relaxed environment where key players in the UK property industry can meet, reconnect and generate new business, before heading down to Cannes for… Continue reading
What does the NCTech iStar Camera offer?
This high resolution camera has a simple, efficient interface for capturing superb quality imagery in a variety of environments and allows for fast, accurate data capture with a setup time of seconds. What can the NCTech iStar be used for? The unit has been integrated into our rapidly expanding 3D department and we aim to… Continue reading
The Benefits of 3D Modelling for Design Teams
We understand the challenges of architects and design teams. 3D modelling can provide a solution to those challenges. Here are the benefits of 3D modelling for architects and design teams: Help to avoid mistakes – To help to avoid mistakes our surveyors will take extensive photographs over the site and neighbouring buildings so we can… Continue reading
MIPIM 2015 in Cannes, France
For the 2nd year in a row, it was decided that once again I would venture to Cannes in the South of France for MIPIM 2015, the world’s largest property conference held in March each year, over 4 “diary-crammed” days. What is MIPIM? The event organisers, Reed MIDEM, held the 1st MIPIM (Le marché international… Continue reading
What is 3D Laser Scanning?
High Definition 3D Laser Scanning (HDS) is an exciting and expanding technology based around rapid, non-contact, non-destructive, data capture that measures the shape of physical objects using line of sight lasers, to create “3D point clouds” of data. It is the most rapid method of recording any site, building or object in true 3D, providing… Continue reading