Welcome to Malcolm Hughes – part of the Ogilvie Group – expert surveyors of land, buildings, highways and rail.

With years of knowledge, expertise, innovation and investment behind us, along with a great team and the top technology, we’re in the best possible position to offer you a superior surveying service.




Mersey Gateway Bridge
2015 – 2018

Malcolm Hughes took part in the construction of this internationally-acclaimed landmark structure that links Liverpool, north Cheshire and the North West to the national motorway network.

Belfast Transport Hub

The Malcolm Hughes team was invited to undertake a thorough examination of Belfast city centre’s rail environment, comprising several complicated junctions and multiple railway lines.


“MHLS always provide a very personal service and, from talking with our design team, it is apparent that MHLS deliver good quality outputs/drawings. What’s more, MHLS typically deliver these on time and to the agreed fee.”
Simon Swan, Senior Project Manager, EC Harris LLP
“During a very challenging period of seven months’ night work, you performed well and were able to meet the programme with no defects. A very professional outfit.”
Mike Gwyn, Project Manager – Infrastructure, Morgan Sindall
“A high-quality, very professional, cost-competitive and fast response service from Malcolm Hughes. Excellent communications with all departments within the company. We have tried many survey companies in the past and MHLS has consistently proved to be the best at meeting our needs.”
Meb Merali, Forecourt Designer, BP Oil
“I have been impressed by the thoroughness of your underground drainage surveys in conjunction with topographical surveys.”
John Thomas, Regional Director, Clarke Bond
“The service provided was thorough, essentially met programme, was competitive and well carried out at all stages. I will have no qualms in using yourselves again and have no qualms in recommending you to our clients when such survey services are required.”
Glen Robinson, Glen Robinson Associates (Architects)
“Thank you for your professional and proactive approach in the face of several scope changes and other challenges to complete this task in a reasonable time, with minimum fuss, without any safety issues whatsoever and to the agreed budget. This has been noted at the highest level and we are looking forward to working with you again in the very near future.”
Siva Guruparan, Technical Director, Jacobs Engineering UK Ltd.

“We would happily use Malcolm Hughes again and recommend them for survey work of network rail infrastructure.”

Manousos Syngellakis | Engineer | WSP

“Staff were professional, reliable, highly competent and a valued team member throughout the duration of their contract. I would have no hesitation in using Malcolm Hughes in the future.”

John Edelsten, Project Manager, BAM Nuttall Limited
“Excellent, friendly, efficient service.”
Allan Pringle, MD, NB Surveys Limited

“Thank you for your assistance in delivering your service at Wymondley at short notice allowing us to assist our client meet project timescales. Your help was very much appreciated. When the opportunity arises shall use your service again and when have the opportunity I shall recommend you to our project contacts”

Tony Musson | Director | Acaster Safety Management

“We have a longstanding relationship and have enjoyed a consistent, high-quality, cost-effective service from MHLS”

Mathew Smalley | SMR Architects