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Surveying Services in Barrow-in-Furness


Barrow Borough Local Plan

The Barrow Borough Council has formulated a new Local Plan intended to steer the Borough’s course until 2031, shaping its future through the introduction of fresh planning policies. This holistic strategy seeks to earmark zones for development, fostering economic vibrancy, and preserving vital areas like natural habitats and public green spaces. Barrow-in-Furness, a storied town in Cumbria celebrated for its maritime and industrial heritage, is witnessing construction projects aligned with these local directives. The key emphasis lies on strategic endeavours aimed at broadening the town’s economic base, especially within the maritime and defence sectors.

Barrow in Furness Feature

Significantly, ongoing construction endeavours are aimed at modernising and expanding shipbuilding facilities, solidifying Barrow’s status as a key player in the naval defence sector.

Additionally, the local strategy for Barrow emphasises urban revitalisation and community advancement. Construction projects entail the rejuvenation of critical urban zones, infrastructure improvements, and the creation of recreational areas. The primary aim is to forge a town that thrives economically while also ensuring a high standard of living for its inhabitants. Local authorities have diligently strived to strike a harmonious equilibrium between preserving Barrow’s industrial heritage and cultivating a sustainable and attractive living environment.

The construction initiatives and local planning strategies in Barrow-in-Furness underscore a resolute commitment to safeguarding its historical importance while embracing a forward-thinking vision for a resilient and dynamic town that caters to the changing needs of its residents and propels ongoing economic advancement.

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Land and Engineering Surveyors


topographical surveys

Site Surveying Services work with a variety of different clients on different projects, and we pride ourselves on delivering accurate, efficient, cost effective surveys ensuring our clients receive the best possible product.


utility mapping

Using the latest equipment, we can provide the location of underground services in either 2D or 3D. We use state of the art Ground Penetrating Radar and Electromagnetic Location to assist your project when service avoidance may be a potential issue on site.



Is there any movement? That is the question that is asked before and during any monitoring scheme.  That is the reason we undertake monitoring, to check for movement.

Setting Out

laser scanning

For mass collection of accurate survey data then nothing beats scanning.  Using 3D laser Scanners the surveyors can capture millions of points per second with the creation of a PointCloud. 

Utility Mapping

volumetric analysis

We specialise in the analysis of a scheme’s volumetrics at any point in time.  Be it Tender, Prestart, Monthly, Weekly, or Final.

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river surveys

By using the latest surveying technology, we have been able to survey watercourses safely and efficiently.
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setting out & site engineering

Bread and butter work for us!  Having a strong relationship with many civil engineering companies we have a very strong team of Site Engineers and Engineering Surveyors working for us. 

Control Network

control network installation

At Site Surveying Services we have vast experience in this field.  Be it a large highway scheme or a private property we can advise on what accuracies are required from your control network depending on what work you are carrying out and the tolerances you are carrying this work out to.

UAV Mapping

uav mapping & aerial surveys

Large areas of ground can be covered capturing the most unbelievable detail which would just be unable to be recorded with traditional methods.  Our clients have really seen the benefit of what UAV surveys bring to the table.

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measured building surveys

From an Industrial Unit through to a Historic House to a Semi Detached House, Site Surveying Services can provide a measured building survey for all.


3d machine control

Machine control systems have been around for years now and Site Surveying Services have been utilising these systems from the very start.  We realised the benefits of these systems early on when working with earthworks contractors.


survey equipment hire

Being a leader in the Surveying and Engineering sector we have a fleet of modern survey equipment at our disposal which is second to none.  We carry the latest GNSS Base Stations, GNSS Rovers, Robotic Total Stations, Laser Scanners, Digital Levels, and Dual Grade Lasers.

Virtual Tour 3D

Virtual Tour 3D

Virtual Tour 3D is an immersive experience which instantly transports your clients to your business, and guides them through your space, creating a seamless and captivating experience.

BIM Model

BIM Model Creation

BIM (Building Information Modelling) model creation in surveying refers to the process of using specialised software to create a 3D digital model of a building or infrastructure project that includes information about the project’s design, construction, and maintenance.