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 […]

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 […]

SHDF WAVE 2.2: TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES THROUGH SUSTAINABLE HOUSING

Approximately 17% of the UK’s carbon emissions come from housing, making the transition to sustainable and energy-efficient homes an urgent priority. Recognising the need for action, the UK government has introduced the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund. This is a transformative initiative aimed at decarbonising social housing and benefiting communities across the nation. In this article, […]

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 […]

RAAC PANEL SURVEYS AND RENOVATIONS: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

INTRODUCTION In the wake of the recent Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) crisis, the need for comprehensive surveys and renovation plans has never been more pressing. More than 100 schools have been instructed to evaluate buildings made with reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) planks. We, at Spatial Dimensions, are a leading provider of mapping and […]

TRANSFORMING EDUCATIONAL SPACES THROUGH SURVEYING AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

INTRODUCTION In recent years, educational spaces have undergone a remarkable transformation, embracing a more forward-thinking and collaborative approach to design and construction. This shift has been driven by a desire to create spaces that are not only functional and aesthetically pleasing but also sustainable, connected, and capable of enhancing the wellbeing of those who utilise […]

HOW CAN 3D MODELS BENEFIT OUR CLIENTS?: EMBRACING THE POWER OF 3D MODELS IN SURVEYING

INTRODUCTION At Spatial Dimensions, we are passionate about helping our clients and helping them get their projects off to the best start possible! As surveying professionals, we understand the importance of accuracy, efficiency, and collaboration in the design, construction, and maintenance of the built environment. That’s why we have fully embraced the power of 3D […]

CASTLEFIELD VIADUCT: A WINNING COLLABORATION

INTRODUCTION We are thrilled to share the exciting news that our clients, the National Trust and Twelve Architects, have won a prestigious Pineapple Award for their innovative project at Castlefield Viaduct in Manchester. This remarkable achievement highlights the exceptional collaboration between various teams, including Spatial Dimensions, who provided crucial measured survey and topographical survey information to inform the design. […]

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