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Ogilvie trial Trimble SX10 at The Hill House

Ogilvie Geomatics recently completed a range of topographic, elevational and utility surveys at The Hill House in Helensburgh, using a Trimble SX10 which was kindly loaned to us by Survey Solutions Scotland. The SX10 is a next generation survey instrument which combines both high-speed 3D laser scanning and high-accuracy total station measurements. This type of survey would normally require two different instruments to carry this work out.

Read more: Ogilvie trial Trimble SX10 at The Hill House

Ogilvie produce structure profiles on Britain's railways

Ogilvie Geomatics 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 or pre/post tamping surveys.

Deliverables to Clients include SCO files,  3D point clouds and DXF files.

Ogilvie Geomatics carry out track surveys for various Clients across the UK.

Malcolm Hughes staff achieve Chartered Surveyors status


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 Geomatics Group, with offices in Sale and Livingston. The directors of both Malcolm Hughes and Ogilvie would like to pass on their congratulations to both for this achievement. 

Ogilvie Geomatics invests in the ongoing training and development process to support managers and staff to aspire to and achieve Professional status with RICS and other Institutions.

Ogilvie Geomatics, alongside its subsidiaries Loy Surveys and Longdin and Browning, is one of the UK's leading independent surveying companies, operating throughout the UK.

CPD seminars to your business

Matt Parkinson, Survey Manager at Malcolm Hughes Land Surveyors and Alasdair Bain , Director at Loy Surveys recently presented a CPD seminar to an architectural practise in Edinburgh

Ogilvie Geomatics provide regular CPD presentations across the UK to various organisations.

The presentation includes details of all the types of measured surveys that can be provided, current technology in use and information about Laser scanning, mobile mapping, point clouds, 3D modelling and PAS128 Utility surveying. These are a one hour engaging and educational discussion.

If any of your contacts are interested in a similar CPD session please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vote for Team UnLimbited to win Shed of the Year!

Team UnLimbited, the charity set up by an Ogilvie Geomatics employee to provide free prosthetics to children, has been nominated for a unique award. Channel 4 has shortlisted the shed in which Ogilvie Technician Stephen Davies 3D prints the prosthetics for its ‘Shed of the Year’.

The shed, in the garden of Stephen’s Swansea home, has been nominated in the Workshop/Studio category and needs your help to get to the final, where a panel of judges will pick a winner and be crowned Shed of the Year on Channel 4.

You can vote for Stephen and Team UnLimbited’s shed here.

Click here to learn more about the fantastic work that Team UnLimbited do.



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