Topographical Surveys

Topographical Surveys are essential for a vast array of construction, renovation, engineering and land management projects.

Topographical surveys, also known as land surveys (or, more colloquially, a topo survey) are used by professionals in the design and planning stage of a project. Topographical surveys are an indispensable tool for professionals and are vital in reducing the risk of costly mistakes caused by unforeseen issues.  

Topographical survey plans are delivered digitally, in CAD format, and will show all features (both natural and man-made) such as buildings, boundaries, service covers and site levels within a specified area. All such details can be delivered in either 2D or 3D, depending on the needs of the client.

Terrain Surveys boasts extensive experience in undertaking topographical surveys of varying sizes and complexities, ranging from garden surveys for landscape architects to large inner-city estates for local authorities. We proudly work across a multitude of sectors, offering topographical surveys and other measured survey solutions throughout the UK, for sectors such as education and healthcare sites to the more leisurely environments such as golf clubs and even wildlife parks!

Our experience, paired with the very latest in topographical survey equipment and technologies, means we are well-placed to provide a thorough, accurate and reliable topographical survey, allowing you to progress with your project confidently.


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Why Choose Terrain Surveys For Your Topographical Survey?

Established in 2004, for nearly two decades Terrain Surveys have delivered thousands of topographical surveys for clients throughout the UK. Many of our clients, which range from architects and garden designers to local authorities and multi-discipline firms view Terrain Surveys as their 'surveyor of choice' for both topographical surveys and other measured survey solutions.

We are proud members of The Survey Association (TSA) and are an Approved Development Partner at the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) we are also, amongst other accreditations, pleased to be ISO:1009-accredited and hold Constructionline Gold membership.

Instructing a Topographical Survey

We appreciate that a topographical survey is unique to each site and we therefore invite you to contact us and our team will carefully review your requirements. Once received, we will  provide you with a bespoke quotation which will be returned within 48-hours.

Whenever you instruct a topographical survey, an experienced surveyor is on-hand throughout the process to assist with any queries you may have regarding the survey. 

Our Head Office in Welwyn, Hertfordshire enables us to undertake topographical surveys for clients across London and the South East, and our regional offices in Birmingham, Bristol and Sussex ensure Terrain Surveys are well-placed to deliver topographical surveys and other measured survey solutions to clients throughout the UK.

If you have a project which could benefit from a topographical survey, please call us on 01438 841300 or email [email protected]. Alternatively, fill out the contact form and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss your requirements.


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If you would like to discuss a project please contact our team

Welwyn Office +44(0)1438 841300
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Midlands Office +44(0)1788 877262
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