A measured building survey, otherwise known as a building survey, is essential for anyone who intends on making modifications to their building. Fosse Surveying has years of experience conducting measured building surveys to accurately map out a building’s structure. An accurate and up to date blueprint allows you to easily and efficiently map out a cost-effective way to successfully complete your project.
Our top of the range equipment operated by our specialist surveyors can conduct high-quality 2d and 3d scans allowing us to provide the information you need to get the best results. We have experience on a wide variety of projects within Birmingham including housing, schools, retail stores, churches, hospitals, homes, and even heritage sites.
Fosse Surveying uses the latest Leica tool stations, GNSS systems, handheld measuring equipment, and 3D laser scanners to conduct all of our Birmingham Measured Building Surveys. Once we have completed the scan, we can then draw our surveys using AutoCAD allowing us to produce finished drawings in DXF and DWG formats.
Our experience means we can guarantee, no matter what the project, speedy, accurate and appropriately scaled results allowing you to keep within your schedule. We are capable of supplying multiple types of internal and external building survey plans including floor plans, elevations, ceiling plans, and cross-section surveys.
We conduct all Birmingham projects to the standards of the royal institute of chartered surveyors (RICS)
Fosse Surveying has conducted property floor plans on buildings of all sizes. Our reports can be tailored to suit your needs showing anything from basic wall layouts to reporting all fittings, fixtures and electrical components. We can easily conduct both 2d and 3d floor plans to assist you in completing your design easily.
We can conduct detailed elevation drawings for any building, using our high-tech equipment. Our drawings can contain a variety of details from the very basics to full architectural level details allowing us to operate to your requirements. Street scene elevation drawings are often a planning requirement. Fosse Surveying can help you to create a detailed report without any need to enter the building.
Any measured building survey can contain cross-section drawings. By informing us of the cutlines position, we can display all of the relevant section information to ensure the drawings meet your design requirements. Again, the level of detail displayed within the drawing can be altered to suit your needs ranging from very basic designs to designs displaying much more detailed sections, such as cornices and architraves
Drawing a reflected ceiling plan (RCP) shows the ceiling in great detail, similar to a floor plan without any need for ladders or other more invasive methods of surveying. By working with you closely, we can make certain that the ceiling report delivers all of the required detail in the most efficient format so you can finish your project with ease.
Internal structures - beams and columns
The positioning of staircases
Internal and external wall thickness
The positioning of chimneys
Window cill and head heights
The location of electricity and gas meters
Rainwater and drainage pipes
Hazards on or close to the site
An RCP creates an image of your ceiling in a similar orientation of the floor plan. This makes it much easier for you, your construction workers, or your designers and architects to visualise the project and its complexities.
If you are changing the way your home looks, whether it’s a property extension or loft conversion, a property survey can help you to achieve your dream home much more effectively. Plans give you a much more accurate representation of the building allowing you to carefully plan any construction to avoid costly errors.
A building survey will draw out your building giving you an accurate representation of its details and measurements. This allows you to note any differences from the original plan and the actual construction, and to detail features of the building for you to base any further construction on.
A measured building survey usually takes between 1-2 hours but can differ depending on the size of the building and the level of detail needed.
External and Internal building surveys refer to the scanning of a building or structure and creating detailed drawings to help you conduct your work more effectively.
The cost of a building survey depends on the level of detail required for the project and the duration of time spent at the site. For any further information, please get in touch for an exact quote.
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