Measured Building Surveys

Introduction to Measured Building Surveys

What is a measured Building Survey?

A Measured Building Survey with SolidPoint provides a detailed and precise representation of your building’s structure, capturing every structural element and architectural feature should you require it. It is an indispensable tool for gaining comprehensive insight into your building’s architecture and is foundational for any construction or renovation project.

Why Choose a SolidPoint Measured Survey?

At SolidPoint, we utilise innovative on-site methodologies to conduct your Survey. Our state-of-the-art laser scanning technology guarantees faster, detailed, and more accurate data collection compared to traditional surveying methods, ensuring an exhaustive presentation of every aspect of your building.

Tailored Surveying Solutions with SolidPoint

We understand that each project has unique needs and budgets. Our diverse surveying equipment is adaptable, capable of capturing detailed information about walls, beams, doors, and windows, aligned with your specific requirements. With SolidPoint, opt for a detailed exploration of every aspect of your building or a focused, cost-effective survey targeting specific elements. Our commitment is to provide you with the exact level of insight you need, assisting in making well-informed decisions for your varied project demands.

If you want to push your project output to the next level, then why not consider utilising Building Information Modelling (BIM) on your next project. This is where we can bring unparalleled value and will ensure you have a reliable and accurate BIM-Ready Survey to start your next design.

Adherence to RICS Code of Measuring Practice

At SolidPoint, we diligently adhere to the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Code of Measuring Practice, 6th edition, ensuring that our surveys meet the highest standards of professionalism and accuracy. This adherence confirms that all measurements, evaluations, and reports are conducted and compiled with the utmost precision and reliability, providing you with confidence and peace of mind in all your building projects.

Our advanced laser scanning technology, detailed point clouds, and a range of tailored services ensure that SolidPoint’s Full Measured Building Surveys stand as a beacon of quality, reliability, and precision in the industry.

Included in every project:

At SolidPoint, consistency, excellence, and transparency are our commitments for every project. Here’s what you can expect included in every Measured Building Survey:

  • Personalised Consultation: Understand your unique requirements, goals, and budget to tailor the project to your needs.

  • Detailed Project Plan: Clear and concise project planning detailing scope, timeline, and deliverables, ensuring you stay informed and engaged throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Flexibility and Adaptability: Adapt the surveying process to your specific requirements, from detailed surveys to more focused, cost-effective approaches.

  • Accurate and Reliable Data: Empower your decisions with accurate and reliable data from our surveys for successful project execution.

  • Consistent Support: Unwavering support from the SolidPoint team at every step, ensuring smooth and successful project completion.

Floor Plans:

Using both traditional and modern techniques, we produce high-quality floor plans tailored to your needs. These will help with space planning and to help redesign the function of your building.  


We can provide standalone sections or as part of a complete measured building survey to demonstrate the structure throughout the building.


Capturing Architectural details to suit you needs, helping demonstrate the existing state at a scale perfect to suit planning applications and to aid as a perfect visual aid for the “before” of a renovation.
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What are the benefits of a measured building survey?

A Measured Building Survey conducted by SolidPoint offers a plethora of benefits, playing a crucial role in various stages of property management, development, and renovation projects. Here’s how you stand to gain:

  • Accurate Information: Obtain precise and reliable data about the building’s structure, layout, and architectural features, ensuring the foundation of your project is robust and informed.

  • Risk Mitigation: By revealing the exact details of the building, including potential hidden issues, mitigate risks and avoid unexpected complications or costs during your project’s execution.

  • Project Planning: A detailed Survey aids in effective project planning, helping you make informed decisions, and allocate resources efficiently, ensuring the timely and cost-effective completion of your project.

  • Compliance with Regulations: Ensure your projects adhere to the relevant building codes, standards, and regulations, as a SolidPoint survey complies with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice, 6th edition.

  • Informed Renovation or Extension: For renovation or extension projects, acquire a clear understanding of the building’s existing conditions and constraints, enabling you to design and plan effectively, aligning with the building’s structure and features.

  • Cost Efficiency: With accurate data and detailed insights, streamline your project, reducing the need for costly adjustments or corrections, contributing to overall cost efficiency.

  • Enhanced Communication: Visual representations, like floor plans and elevations from the survey, enhance communication within your project team, ensuring everyone is on the same page, and reducing chances of misunderstandings or errors.

Quick Turnaround

We employ state-of-the-art technology that allows a quick turn around from the site work to data delivery.

Cost Saving

Due to the increased levels of accuracy, there is often little need for correction or re-working. Saving you both time and money.

High Accuracy

The 2D drawings, 3D Models or Building Information Models (BIM) we supply, can be completed to the highest level of accuracy and detail.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on Measured Building Surveys

What is a Measured Building Survey?

A Measured Building Survey is a detailed and accurate representation of a building’s structural and architectural features. It can include floor plans, elevations, cross-sections, and more, capturing every detail of the building’s interior and exterior.

Why do I need a Measured Building Survey?

Such surveys provide crucial insights for property professionals, architects, and developers. They are essential for renovations, extensions, property sales, and lease plans, ensuring projects are based on accurate and up-to-date information about the building.

How is a Measured Building Survey conducted?

At SolidPoint, we utilise the latest laser scanning technology to create detailed point clouds, ensuring high accuracy. The gathered data is then converted into 2D drawings, 3D models, or Building Information Models (BIM) as required.

How long does a survey take?

The duration depends on the size and complexity of the building. A small residential property might take a few hours, while larger commercial properties could require several days. We always strive for a fast turnaround, ensuring your project timeline remains on track.

Is a Measured Building Survey disruptive?

Our advanced laser scanning methods minimise disruption and are completely safe and risk-free around people. There’s no need for extensive scaffolding or access equipment, allowing most building functions to continue as usual during the survey.

What standards do SolidPoint surveys adhere to?

SolidPoint’s Measured Building Surveys strictly adhere to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice, 6th edition, ensuring that our surveys meet the highest standards of professionalism and accuracy.

What will I receive at the end of the survey?

You’ll receive detailed outputs tailored to your needs, which can include floor plans, elevations, sections, point clouds, 3D models, and more. All data is presented in easy-to-understand formats, ready for immediate use.

Can older or historic buildings be surveyed?

Absolutely! Our technology is non-invasive and ideal for capturing the intricacies of historic structures, ensuring that their unique features and details are documented with precision.

How Can SolidPoint Help Your Project?

At SolidPoint, we are passionate about providing accurate and efficiently collected data for our clients and have worked on numerous projects across the UK. If you are looking to employ drone surveying in your next project, please don’t hesitate to Get in touch with a member of our friendly team to discuss your requirements.

Alternatively, you can call us on  01332 898350  or email us at for more information on our services. We look forward to hearing from you!

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