Aspect Land & Hydrographic Surveys Ltd are the UK’s leading independent coastal survey company, with extensive experience and a proven track record in providing high-resolution hydrographic surveys.


Aspect Land & Hydrographic Surveys Ltd carry out highly detailed topographic, measured building, BIM, river cross-sections, GPR & utilities mapping, mobile laser scanning & GPS surveys throughout the UK and abroad.


Our experience includes Offshore Renewable Energy sites, Offshore Oil & Gas, Ports & Harbours, Pipeline and Cable routes and high resolution surveys for engineering developments & structures.

Utility Mapping

Aspect Land & Hydrographic Surveys Ltd have been undertaking utility mapping for 10 years and we have adopted emerging technologies to ensure that we remain at the forefront of service provision.

Environmental Survey

With professional registrations including Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv), our experience ensures the highest standards of quality assurance, working to internationally recognised and approved survey practices.

UAV Surveys

For us, the UAV is an addition to our existing portfolio of equipment used to provide survey information to clients and we are incorporating this technology into our established professional services.


Our oceanographic services include current monitoring over short or long periods with hull or seabed mounted ADCP, single point impellor meters, electromagnetic current sensors or even traditional logship.

LiDAR Mapping

We own and operate UAV mounted LiDAR and mobile LiDAR mapping systems from vehicles and boats. Our LiDAR systems are integrated with high-end Applanix inertial (INS) navigation systems.

Land & Hydrographic Surveys: Chartered Surveyors

Aspect Land & Hydrographic Surveys Ltd is an established company of chartered surveyors, with over 20 years of experience utilising the latest innovations in survey equipment and technology, providing a full range of survey services throughout the UK and abroad.

We produce work to the highest quality, endorsed by our accreditation to numerous organisations including the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors and The Hydrographic Society. All of our practices and procedures are governed by RICS regulations.

The quality of our service is further underpinned by our accreditation to the ISO PAS99 and Achilles UVDB standards, incorporating Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety certification.

Our approach is to fully engage with our clients from the outset, utilising our experience and expertise across the full range of survey disciplines, to ensure that we have a thorough understanding of their requirements, allowing us to manage their expectations and to advise on the most appropriate methodologies, optimising value for money. This ensures that our clients receive a professional service tailored to their individual requirements.

Whatever the challenge,
we have the solution.


Covid-19 Update

During such uncertain times, we want to assure clients that Aspect Land & Hydrographic Surveys Ltd is committed to supporting [...]


3D Railway Bridge Survey

A 170-year-old bridge has been demolished, having been found to be in such a poor state it had been deemed a “danger” to the [...]

  • Sunderland Old North Pier

Sunderland Breakwater

The historical masonry Old North Pier at Sunderland was damaged during severe storms in March 2018. Outline repair schemes have been developed but to [...]

  • recruitment

Join The Team

Aspect Land & Hydrographic Surveys Ltd have a number of recruitment opportunities for qualified personnel to join our team of professional surveyors. We are an [...]

  • Wylfa Power Station

UXO Works at Wylfa Power Station

Aspect Land & Hydrographic Surveys Ltd were contracted to undertake a multibeam, side-scan and magnetometer survey as part of a larger UXO (Unexploded Ordnance) project [...]

  • aspect land & hydrographic surveys

Aspect Make Business Awards Final

The short list for the Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce’ Business Awards 2017 has been unveiled, and first time entrants Aspect Land & Hydrographic Surveys have [...]

  • aspect land & hydrographic surveys

Aspect Support KOSWF Project

Aspect Land & Hydrographic Surveys Ltd has recently completed a nearshore survey contract to support the hydrographic survey schedule at the site of the proposed [...]

  • M&CCE

M&CCE Expo 2018

Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering 2018 Aspect Land & Hydrographic Survey Ltd will be exhibiting at M&CCE, the UK’s leading civil and structural engineering event [...]

  • dredge support surveys

Aspect Assist Carrier Launch

Aspect Land & Hydrographic Surveys Ltd provided a campaign of dredge support surveys to both UK Dredging and Babcock International Group in readiness for the [...]

  • Colour LiDAR DGM Tree Area (1)

Aspect complete 12km LiDAR route survey

As part of an ongoing framework agreement to provide topographic and associated survey services, Aspect Land & Hydrographic Surveys Ltd were appointed to provide data [...]