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What we do

Developments, feasibility studies and most on site works require some sort of utility survey to establish the location of assets such as pipes and cables. The first step in utility location is to write to the utility affected by your project and request a plan of their apparatus. If your company follows:

  • British Standards Institution PAS 128, Specification for underground utility detection, verification and location
  • HSG47 Avoiding danger from underground services
  • The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

You could spend several weeks writing many individual letters to various utilities chasing up payments to these utilities and waiting on potential missing plans. This is time consuming, frustrating and not a good use of your time. Groundwise offers a Utility Search service where we take over the management of the collation of utility maps and information on the location on utility apparatus, a fundamental part of structural, engineering and feasibility studies. Our client’s time is then free to carry out more cost effective work.

Here at Groundwise we nurture professional relationships with all major utility providers, this enables us to provide our clients with a prompt and efficient Utility Search service.  We can also provide additional site investigation information such as environmental reports.

If there are other factors you would like to discuss and cannot see them on our web page please call or email us.

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Latest Case Studies

British Museum

Northwest Development of the British Museum for Arup Great Russell Street, London. The site is typical of the type of work Groundwise are asked to carry out. Our scope from Arup was “detail...

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The Environment Agency

Online Utility Report service for The Environment Agency Wanlip, Leicestershire. The Environment Agency have used our Utility Search service since 2007 and we have processed many hundreds of their...

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Towcester, Buckinghamshire

Desktop mapping drawing at site near Towcester, Buckinghamshire. The idea of a Desktop Mapping drawing is to make the interpretation of the maps and plans of any given site, easier for our clients....

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