A DAY IN THE LIFE: SURVEYOR

A DAY IN THE LIFE: SURVEYOR

Have you ever wondered what a typical day looks like for a Geospatial surveyor? Well, strap in and get ready for a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the life of a surveyor at Spatial Dimensions! We will take you through the various tasks and activities that make up a surveyor’s day. So, let’s dive right in! WHERE […]

ANTONIO PAYA CAMINO BECOMES A QUALIFIED RICS PROFESSIONAL

ANTONIO’S STORY We’re pleased to announce that our BIM Coordinator, Antonio Paya Camino, is now a RICS-qualified professional! The qualification entitles Antonio to use the designation ‘AssocRICS’. This is another fantastic achievement for Antonio adding to his impressive list of qualifications in Architecture and Engineering. Since joining us in 2021, he has embodied the Spatial […]

THE VITAL IMPORTANCE OF MONITORING SURVEYS ON HERITAGE BUILDINGS

INTRODUCTION At Spatial Dimensions, we understand the significance of heritage buildings and the need to preserve their historical and cultural value. Monitoring surveys play a crucial role in safeguarding these precious structures, ensuring their structural integrity and longevity. In this article, we will explore the importance of monitoring surveys in detail, highlighting their role in […]

HOW CAN TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEYS HELP WITH PLANNING PERMISSION?

INTRODUCTION When it comes to obtaining planning permission for construction projects, having accurate and detailed information about the land is crucial. This is where topographical surveys, also known as topo surveys, play a vital role. A topographical survey provides essential data about the physical features and contours of a site, which can greatly aid in […]

PLANNING APPLICATION FEES INCREASE – WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

INTRODUCTION Before we start, what is a planning application fee? A planning application fee refers to the payment required when submitting a planning application to the relevant authority. They are set by the government throughout England and detailed in the Town and Country Planning Regulations 2012. This fee covers the cost associated with processing and […]

THE EVOLUTION OF SUSTAINABILITY IN CONSTRUCTION AND THE VITAL ROLE OF SURVEYORS

INTRODUCTION Sustainability has been at the forefront of the construction industry for several years now, and the urgency to create healthier and greener spaces continues to grow. This can be seen through a number of our retrofit projects, as well as government-funded schemes like the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF). In the last few years, […]

THE POWER OF RETROFITS: ENHANCING SUSTAINABILITY & EFFICIENCY IN UK CONSTRUCTION

INTRODUCTION In an era of increasing environmental awareness and the need for energy efficiency, retrofits have emerged as a transformative solution within the UK construction industry. By upgrading existing buildings to modern standards, retrofits offer numerous benefits that go beyond sustainability. At Spatial Dimensions, we are passionate about helping our clients create spaces that everybody […]

CONSTRUCTION VERIFICATION – WHAT IS IT? HOW CAN IT HELP WITH GATEWAY 3?

Construction verification isn’t a new phenomenon. However, the introduction of the Building Safety Act 2022 means buildings higher than 18 metres or 7 stories are required to follow legislation to aid the quality of construction work. The final step of this process, Gateway 3 became active in October 2023. Gateway 3 acts as the final […]

INTRODUCING GATEWAY 3 WITHIN THE BUILDING SAFETY ACT

This month, the next step of the Building Safety Act will be made part of active legislation.  Gateway 3 is an important stage that will require transparent building information, along with evidence of the build to support the application. Gateway 3 specifically looks at the completion of building works. Throughout this article, we will look […]

SURVEY CONTROL: ENSURING ACCURACY AND CONSISTENCY IN GEOSPATIAL SURVEYING

Here at Spatial Dimensions, we pride ourselves on being geomatic surveyors and laser scanning experts, delivering top-notch measured building surveys, laser scan surveys, and underground utilities surveys. We truly believe in the power of survey control to ensure accuracy, consistency, and reliability in all our projects! WHAT IS A SURVEY CONTROL? Simply put, survey control forms […]

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