Drone Surveys & Inspection Lancaster
Lancaster is a city in the North West of England and the county town of Lancashire. The City of Lancaster district has a population of 138,000, is located approximately 70 miles south of Carlisle and 21 miles north of Preston on the M6 corridor.
Airspace around Lancaster centre itself has no major restrictions but the usual considerations should be given to transport networks, congestion, etc. A Flight Restriction Zone sites above Heysham to the South West of Lancaster, covering the Nuclear Power Station and the surrounding area, with a flight restriction to the east of the city above HMP Lancaster Farms with Carnforth and Nether Kellet GVS (Gas Venting Station) being an area of increased risk for drone operations to the northeast.
While drone flights require greater planning and authorisation in and around restricted zones, this does not mean that we are unable to fly in these areas. Our trained pilots, alongside our experienced administrative team, will work together to gain the permissions to carry out work in the trickiest of locations!
Drone Surveys Lancaster
Here at Drone Site Surveys, we enable the construction industry to work smarter by using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs/Drones) to inspect, measure and map areas without the need for time consuming and expensive equipment hire. By having a drone survey across Lancaster, you negate the need for scaffolding, cherry pickers or other ways of viewing your building or construction site at height.
As a CAA approved drone company and a Construction Line Gold accredited business, we have undertaken 1000s of drone surveys across the Lancaster and Lancashire region.
Using the most modern drone equipment we can provide images and video of your structures at incredible heights. All of our media is in super high resolution with images and video available up to 4K. We can then back these images with a report for you and your team to understand issues that require further invasive inspection.
Drone Inspections Lancaster
If you don’t require a report you may just wish to inspect your site in Lancaster. Our pilots can work with you or your surveyors to inspect the whole building or focus on sections most important to you. With our technology we have systems such as live streaming allowing viewing by wearing a virtual reality headset. Allowing you to attend the site and direct our pilots to inspect areas you wish. The remote streaming allows you and your team to watch the drone inspection take place. Having direct communication with the pilot you can again point us in the right direction or get a closer more detailed look at your assets.
With our drone inspections, we deliver all footage in high quality with resolutions up to 4K available. Inspecting your assets from the air using drones provides a cheaper, faster and more reliable way of inspection without the need for scaffolding, cherry pickers or other expensive equipment. Not only that, from site visit to the delivery of images can be done within a 48 hour turnaround. Our drone inspections are delivered via a secure, password secure URL for you to share with your team, suppliers or contractors that may be carrying out repairs.
Contact Drone Site Surveys today to book your drone inspection or survey anywhere across the Lancaster region. Our team will take a few details from you and provide a tailored quote.
Contact Us Today to Book Your Drone Survey or Inspection in Lancaster
Drone Mapping Lancaster
Along with our surveys and inspection, we can provide in depth mapping for your site. Using high quality images, high precision GPS and photogrammetry, we can map your site so that you don’t need to visit.
This highly detailed map can help solve clarity issues along with being able to see contour lines, and accurate borders (accurate to 1cm). These can then be overlaid on to images to allow you to build up the ultimate picture of your construction site. You can even combine our drone mapping with construction site progress and time lapse video to provide you with an ultimate overview of your construction progress from start to finish.
Surveyor Support Services
As well as providing detailed reports, drone mapping, inspections and surveys we are available to be an all round surveyor support service. Our team understand your role as a survey and how to make your job on site easier.
Come and speak to us about our surveyor support services as we don’t just offer drone inspections. We can provide internal and external scanning, 3D models and other services to help you measure, inspect and report on some of your assets without ever visiting a site. Let Drone Site Surveys take the labour away from yourself saving you time and money on your projects.
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Lancaster Council Policies on Drone Usage
If you are flying your Drone for personal use you must ensure you follow the below rules.
- Your drone must weigh under 20kg
- You can’t fly above 400 feet in altitude or 500 metres from you horizontally
- Ensure your drone is always in visual line of sight
- Always keep away from aircraft, helicopters, airports and airfields ( at least 1 Kilometre)
- Use your common sense and fly your aircraft safely
If your Drone is fitted with a camera there are additional regulations you must follow.
- You must not fly within 50 metres of people, vehicles, buildings or vessels
- Your drone must not be flown within 150 metres of a congested area or any large group of people such as a concert or sporting event as you may be prosecuted.
- If you intend to record in an area where people are, you must inform them before you start. To get guidance on operating permissions for drones see the CAA’s website for the latest information and regulations regarding drone use.
If you intend to use the Drone for commercial purposes you must have permission from the CAA and comply with additional laws governing their use.