A recent project caused us a bit of a conundrum because the client specified that they wanted a flattened/unfolded elevation due to it having a curved facade. Continue reading Eye catching hatching!
Following a road traffic accident, we were recently asked to survey a busy stretch of the A4 dual carriageway in West London. Continue reading Laser scanning assists with accident investigation
Whaling Stations of South Georgia
We were recently tasked to produce some plans showing ex-whaling stations with their key features which are on South Georgia and the Sandwich Islands. Continue reading Whaling Stations of South Georgia
Sir Sidney Nolan was born in Australia on 22nd April 1917 and he became one of the leading artists of the 20th century.
The Sidney Nolan Trust was established at The Rodd, near Presteigne, in 1985. Sidney Nolan had wanted to to create a place in a country setting for his own paintings and also for music. Continue reading The Rodd
The Devil is in the detail…… Attention to detail is our strength
2-6 Cornhill / 1-3 Westgate Ipswich
2-6 Cornhill / 1-3 Westgate Ipswich is a former department store believed to have been constructed circa late 1800’s/early 1900’s. Floors are arranged over Basement to 2nd Floor level.
Case study: Coughton Court (for National Trust)
CGD Ltd in collaboration with the client Poole Phillips Architects, carried out a 3D topographic and measured building survey of part of Coughton Court (a National Trust property). Continue reading 3D laser scanning helping to preserve our heritage
Chiltern Railways Transport and Works Act (TWA) Order Bicester to Oxford Improvements
Working alongside Ardent Management Ltd to create the main Chiltern TWA plans, CGD Ltd imported Ordnance Survey ‘polygon plus’ data using AutoCAD Map 3D. This data provides Land Registry Title boundary information with ownership information attached as ‘object’ data.
Continue reading Case Study – GIS Services
Giant black pear tree sculpture
The Worcestershire Pear Tree is to be the subject of a major landmark sculpture, which is intended to be sited beside the County’s chief motorway, the M5. It will stand 21 metres high and be of steel construction. One metre higher than the Angel of the North. The model has been approved and preparations are in hand.
How CGD Ltd were involved;
To create a conceptual render of how the proposed Worcestershire Pear Tree will look.
Emma Carless “I work for CGD Ltd as CAD Technician and I used AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 to create this model from start to finish.” Emma also created the fly through using AutoCAD Civil 2011.
…quoted Neil Carey, who runs Northwick-based CGD Ltd, which has helped create images of the sculpture, said: “We gave our time to it freely because we’re right behind it. It would be a real boost for Worcestershire.”
BBC Mapping Exercise
BBC asks CGD Ltd to help in GPS mapping experiment. (Image taken from Google Earth) Continue reading BBC Mapping Exercise
London Cable Car for the 2012 Olympics
Transport for London (TfL) and the Mayor have announced that work on a cable car across the Thames will start this summer ready for the 2012 Olympics next summer. Continue reading London Cable Car for the 2012 Olympics