William Montgomery, Malcolm Hughes Surveyor. Today sees the retirement of William Montgomery, a surveyor at Malcolm Hughes for over thirty years and over forty years in the surveying industry. Below he shares his knowledge of how the industry has developed and what instrumentation was used through the decades.
Following on from last weeks post, here are some more stunning views of the Highlands during another project for client. Photos are courtesy of Vincent O'Kane. To learn more about how Malcolm Hughes can help you, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our services page for more information.
Malcolm Hughes were undertaking topographical and underground utility mapping surveys across a number of small, mostly remote Scottish Water treatment works for the installation of back-up power generators. Both surveys were undertaken to client supplied specifications and also in accordance with our standard survey methodology which follow both RICS Guidance
Ogilvie Group has restructured its surveying businesses to operate under the Malcolm Hughes brand, creating one of the largest companies in the sector. The Group’s other established surveying businesses, Loy Surveys and Longdin and Browning have been merged into Malcolm Hughes. The business will continue to operate from its six
A Stirling manufacturer has gained investment worth almost £37m which will double its capacity and create new jobs. One of our exciting new projects in Scotland recently featured on BBC news – following significant investment, Stirling firm Superglass is currently in the process of doubling its
Malcolm Hughes Land Surveyors have been working on one of the biggest construction projects in the UK, the £600m Mersey Gateway Bridge. We have been working on the project since 2015 and will be on site until March 2018. As engineering surveyors, Malcolm Hughes were involved in the construction of
The SX10 enables the capture of both high-accuracy measurements critical for traditional survey projects and rich point cloud data at 26,600 points per second with a range of up to 600 meters. This means surveyors can include 3D scanning as part of everyday workflows, dramatically increasing productivity for topographic surveys,
Malcolm Hughes surveyors using a trolley mounted laser scanner to produce Structure Gauging profiles. Using this system allows for the capture of large amounts of data in a short space of time – essential when working on the railways. The track geometry cab be included as part of topographical surveys
Matt Parkinson, Survey Manager at Malcolm Hughes Land Surveyors pictured above, recently presented a CPD seminar to an architectural practice in Edinburgh Malcolm Hughes Land Surveyors provide regular CPD presentations across the UK to various organisations. The presentation includes details of all the types of measured surveys that can be
Two Malcolm Hughes Land Surveyors employees have recently successfully qualified as Chartered Land Surveyors. Chris Mackowski and David Newton became chartered surveyors in May following extensive assessment from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Malcolm Hughes is part of the Ogilvie Group, with offices in Glasgow, Livingston, Manchester, Rugby,