What is a Topographic Survey for?

A topographic survey is essentially a survey that collects data regarding the elevation points on a plot of land that is earmarked for development. The collected data also contains information regarding both the natural and man-made features of the land and is used to help both the planning and construction stages of the project. Regardless of whether you need the services of a specialist team for a topographic survey in Dorking or elsewhere in the south east of England, there are people that can assist.

The information gathered is generally used by the following specialists, there may be more that use the results of the survey in order to fulfil their respect roles, but the ones mentioned below are the main ones.

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Building Contractors

If you need more information about the services offered by topographic survey companies, you can always give them a call and they will happily answer any questions you may have. Generally speaking, companies that carry out topographic surveys can also help with Boundary Surveys, As Built Surveys, Route Surveys and Hydraulic Surveys.

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If you are planning any form of development work that exceeds a certain area, the chances are that you will need a topographic survey carried out. The specialists who you contact for this job will be able to explain the process in easy to understand terms and also be transparent about their pricing structure. They may also be able to provide other associated services that are central to your project and will be happy to arrange a quotation based on that.