In the ever-evolving realm of land surveying, technological advancements have revolutionized the way we gather and analyse data. One such innovation that has taken the industry by storm is drone surveying. At Anglia Land Surveys, based in the picturesque counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, we have embraced this cutting-edge technology to elevate our services to new heights. In this blog post, we delve into the world of drone surveying, exploring its usefulness, the reasons behind its adoption, and what sets it apart in the realm of land surveys.


Unveiling the Power of Drone Surveying:

Traditionally, land surveys involved field teams meticulously measuring and documenting the terrain. While this method has proven effective, it is time-consuming and can be challenging in remote or inaccessible areas. Enter drone surveying—a game-changer in the industry. Drones equipped with high-resolution cameras and advanced sensors can swiftly capture detailed imagery and data from vantage points that would otherwise be challenging to reach.


Why We Use Drone Surveying:

Efficiency: Drone surveying drastically reduces the time needed to collect data. What might take days for a ground team can be accomplished in a fraction of the time with drones, allowing us to deliver results to our clients more promptly.


Accuracy: The precision of data gathered through drone surveys is unparalleled. The high-resolution imagery and advanced sensors ensure that every detail is captured, providing clients with a comprehensive and accurate representation of the surveyed area.


Cost-Effective: While the initial investment in drone technology can be significant, the long-term cost savings are substantial. Drones can cover large areas quickly, reducing the need for extensive manpower and equipment.


Safety: In some cases, traditional surveys can pose safety risks, especially in challenging terrains or busy urban areas. Drone surveying mitigates these risks by allowing us to collect data from a safe distance.


What Sets Drone Surveying Apart:

Versatility: Drones can be deployed in various environments, from expansive agricultural fields to urban construction sites. Their versatility makes them suitable for a wide range of surveying applications.


Real-Time Monitoring: Drone technology enables real-time data acquisition and monitoring. This is particularly valuable for construction projects, environmental monitoring, and disaster response, allowing for immediate decision-making based on up-to-date information.


Environmental Impact: With reduced need for ground vehicles and minimal disruption to the surveyed area, drone surveying is environmentally friendly. This aligns with Anglia Land Surveys’ commitment to sustainable practices.



As technology continues to evolve, Anglia Land Surveys remains at the forefront of innovation, providing our clients in Norfolk and Suffolk with unparalleled surveying solutions. Drone surveying has proven to be a valuable tool in our arsenal, offering efficiency, accuracy, cost-effectiveness, and a level of versatility that traditional methods cannot match. Embracing this transformative technology allows us to soar to new heights in the pursuit of excellence in land surveying.