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10km Busway Survey completed

10km Luton to Dunstable Busway Survey by Terrain Surveys Terrain Surveys completed a detailed measured survey of Luton Dunstable Busway – a 10km dedicated bus route between Luton and Dunstable, which continues to Houghton Regis on the road network. To support Luton Borough Council’s plans for extensive maintenance work on the former railway line, Terrain Surveys used traditional land surveying techniques to measure the busway surface, curbs, positions of street…

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British Gas Works, surveyed by Terrain Surveys

28,270 sq m Former British Gas Works Surveyed

The former British Gas Works site at Albert Road in New Barnet has been surveyed by Terrain Surveys working for Rund Partnership on behalf of One Housing Group. The gas works had been demolished in the 1970s with the exception of one gas storage unit which has since been decommissioned. In 2009, Terrain produced a detailed topographical survey of the former gas works site and existing infrastructure. In early 2016,…

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3D CAD Model Jamaica Road

3D Survey Model by Terrain Surveys

3D Survey Model by Terrain Surveys Enables Vertical Extension of Landmark Building at 2 Jamaica Road Terrain Surveys were approached by PHD Associates to produce a 3D Survey model to help in converting 2 Jamaica Road – a landmark building, originally built in 1887, nestled between 2 taller buildings in the heart of London. The conversion of this building into Hop Studios apartments would involve removing the existing roof and…

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3D Laser Scanning of House

How 3D laser scanning supports the building design process

  3D laser scanning surveys have become an indispensable tool for use in building construction. This method of measurement allows designers and project managers to rapidly acquire building data in three dimensions reliably and with low processing time. 3D laser scanning digitally captures the shape of physical objects using laser to accurately capture position of millions of points on the surface of an object. This produces a ‘pointcloud’ showing the…

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NIA Floor Plan

Are Your Measurements Correct?

  From 1st January 2016 all office building measurements should be being completed in line with the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS): Office Buildings. The way properties across the world are measured varies dramatically and this makes it difficult to accurately compare space.  Research suggests that, depending on the method used, a property’s floor area can deviate by nearly 24% – showing the need for an international standard. What is…

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Terrain Surveys 3D Laser Scanning

Terrain Surveys 3D Laser Scanning Brings 19th Century Simon Community Building into the 21st Century

Terrain Surveys 3D Laser Scanning completed a full measured building survey and produced 3D pointcloud data files of the 19th century Simon Community building in Camden, ready for a major refurbishment project. 129 Malden Road, Camden is the very heart of the Simon Community.  It was the first residential property opened by the charity dedicated to alleviating the isolation of people sleeping rough.  The five story terrace building currently provides…

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3D Laser Scanning Nightingale Estate

Terrain Survey Tower Block and Two Hectare Nightingale Estate in Hackney

Terrain Surveys have completed topographical and measured building surveys of two hectares of the Nightingale Estate, working for the London Borough of Hackney. 3D laser scanning of existing buildings and infrastructure was carried out to support design of the final phase of the estate’s redevelopment. The regeneration is part of the council’s 2,760 home estate regeneration programme; one of London’s largest schemes for building homes for social renting, shared ownership…

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Topographical Surveys & Measured Surveys by Terrain Surveys

Cygnet Health Care Commission measured surveys by Terrain Surveys

Terrain Surveys are undertaking a series of detailed measured surveys for Cygnet Health Care, one of the UK’s largest independent providers of mental health and social care services with 19 properties throughout the UK. At Cygnet’s Tabley House, an 18th Century Palladian manor on the outskirts of Knutsford in Cheshire, Terrain carried out a 3D laser scan, generating a pointcloud to capture all internal and external features of the building.…

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3D Laser Scanning by Terrain Surveys

Terrain Use 3D Laser Scanning to Survey Three Hillingdon Schools

  Terrain Surveys have completed measured 3D laser scanning surveys for three Hillingdon schools – Hillside Primary, Newnham Primary and Warrender School as part of the Department for Education’s Primary School Expansion Programme. Detailed floor plans and elevations were produced from 3D laser scannned  pointcloud files for each of the individual school buildings. This non-contact, accurate and efficient method of surveying digitally captures the shape of physical objects. Once the pointcloud…

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3D BIM Revit Model

3D BIM Revit Model of 40,000sqm Edward Woods Estate in Hammersmith

3D BIM Revit Model Edward Woods Estate near Shepherds Bush in London has seen significant investment over the last six years to regenerate the area. Following major refurbishment to improve energy efficiency and extend the life of the buildings, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham plans to upgrade the car parks, lighting and landscaping around the 40,000m2 neighbourhood. To provide accurate plans of the existing buildings and landscape, Terrain Surveys…

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