Category Archives: Surveying

Surveying Services

CGD Ltd is a chartered land surveying company monitored and regulated by the RICS and we adhere to their ethical and professional standards.

We provide professional measurement services using the latest surveying technology and CAD software to meet the exacting requirements of our clients.

2D or not 2D: that is the question

It’s not just about creating Revit models!! (Other softwares are available)

I was recently talking to a client who didn’t realise that all the survey data that CGD collects is 3 dimensional. Whether it is a Topographic or building survey all data collected is 3D information. When a client asks us to produce floor plans, elevations or sections we are producing 2D information from the 3D data. When asked to produce a topographic survey showing only 2D information with the levels annotated we are removing some of the intelligence of the information collected. Continue reading 2D or not 2D: that is the question

Knowing me, knowing you…. Aha

Knowing me, knowing you…. Aha

Scene Webshare… Connecting you directly to your project. (Click here to see our example)

The adoption of laser scanning technology for survey measurement has brought about the ability to capture huge amounts of field data more quickly and accurately. One of the great advantages of point clouds is that they are three-dimensional allowing the data to be visualised interactively using 3D fly-throughs or panoramic views. Continue reading Knowing me, knowing you…. Aha

Paying attention to details is our strength

The Devil is in the detail…… Attention to detail is our strength

Case Study

2-6 Cornhill / 1-3 Westgate Ipswich

Project Overview/Requirements

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.

Continue reading Paying attention to details is our strength

CGD Ltd… so much more than just Chartered Surveying services

Part 1 – Introduction

This is the first of a number of blogs which will introduce you to the services provided by CGD Ltd. You may think that you know what a Chartered Land Surveying practice does but I am sure you will not be aware of all the things CGD Ltd can do for you.

CGD Ltd does provide the standard services that you would expect from a Chartered Land Surveying practice; Topographic Surveys, Measured Building surveys, Flood Risk analysis work, Environmental Borehole monitoring to name but a few. But we do so much more.  This list below indicates more of what we do. If you can’t wait to find out about one or more of these then please contact us.

  1. Data handling and conversion.
  2. 2D and 3D CAD and Revit modelling
  3. Civil 3D
  4. GIS services
  5. Visualisation and rendering
  6. Boundary Dispute and Expert witness
  7. Microstation (DGN)