Setting Out Surveys

Site Setting Surveys / Engineers

Get your project off to an accurate start.
Foundations • Walls • Bolts • UXO • Kerbs • Gridlines • Level Datums

Working alongside architects, engineers and construction professionals, we provide you with Setting Out Engineers to accurately position components in plan and height to millimetre accuracy.

Established in 2013, THS Concepts are a modern land and building survey company helping construction professionals with reliable, accurate and detailed survey information for their projects.

Our aim is to make your construction project run as smoothly as possible. We supply experienced setting out engineers to help accurately position elements on your site such as piles, holding down bolts, finished floor levels and more. Primarily we work in London, Essex and Kent however we do venture into the rest of the UK and internationally.

Our experienced setting out engineers use modern, calibrated, Leica survey equipment. You can rely on our surveyors and equipment knowing that your project has been accurately set out increasing your chances of a succesful job!

Setting Out Survey FAQ's

Get Your Free Quote

Get your project off the ground and get a quotation, proposed start date and when you can expect your completed survey / drawings back.

What You Will Receive From THS Concepts

Site Survey Service

Our experienced Setting Out Engineers visit your site and provide you with accurate, professional setting out services.

Setting Out Consumables

Our Setting Out Engineers arrive with all the equipment and consumables required. This includes items such as timber pegs, nails, flags, spray paint etc.

As Built Information

If required, we can provide you with an as-built drawing of the area to help you record what has been set out and constructed on-site.


Our surveyor takes plenty of photos on site, which are often useful during your project. We can send these in an easy-to-download Dropbox Link.

After Care

We ensure you are 100% satisfied with the drawings and service we provide. Updates and amendments are no problem and are undertaken quickly to get your project moving.

CAD Advice & Tips

We love helping you with projects! If you have an issue with CAD or need some tips to work effectively then we are quite happy to help, free of charge.

Why Do Our Clients Choose Us?

Excellent 5 Star Reviews

We are proud of the service we provide our clients which is demonstrated in our 5 star Google & Trustpilot reviews left for us.

Experienced Company

As of December 2020, we have completed over 1572 small and large surveying projects across the UK and internationally.

Care For Our Customers

We ensure you are 100% satisfied and happy with the surveys, drawings and service we provide before and after the project is completed.

Environmentally Responsible

We are corporate supporters of the Essex Wildlife Trust and are actively working on projects to reduce waste in Surveying.

Andrew Kemp
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They are very financially competitive and very helpful. I would definitely recommend them and will be using them for any projects in the near future.
Edward Sadler
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Proactive on site and quick. Customer service is of the highest level as well. Will be using for all future projects.
Courtney O'Brien
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I had a great experience with THS ... Our architect was very pleased with their output. Would certainly use them again.
Anthony Kyrke-Smith
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Very efficient service with quick turnaround. ... I have used THS-Concepts before and I will again, when I next need a detailed survey.
Chris Hildrey
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Excellent service creating a measured survey of a very complex building in central London. The process was smooth, communication was excellent throughout, and the results were impeccable.
Charlott Peters
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Great service. Communication was great, our emails was replied to promptly, the service was efficient and conducted in a timely fashion. Highly recommended!
Rachel Halley
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I used THS to do a building survey with floorplans for a property in London, I would highly recommend them. They kept me informed of progress and delivered exactly according to the agreed scope.

Key Benefits Our Our Setting Out Service

Confidently build your projects.

Tricky angles, long measurements and complicated designs are some examples of what can cause setting out errors. THS Concepts programs this information into our equipment to accurately and reliably set out in both plan and height.

Get your project moving.

Our Setting Out Engineers are often available to visit your site fairly quickly. If you need to get something set out quickly then get in touch!

Focus on things that matter

Your site team’s time is best spent building, not setting out complicated elements and potentially doing it wrong. Let THS Concepts do the tricky work of setting out and free up precious time!

Great client relationships

We aim to make your life as easy as possible. Our 4.9 star Google & “great” Trustpilot reviews demonstrate the level of customer service we provide both before and after a project has finished.

Know that you are covered

As a professional surveying company, we carry all the relevant insurance to give our clients confidence in what we produce. We offer a money-back guarantee on all our work and have £5 million in both professional and public liability insurance.

Get A Quote For Your Project Today

Tell us about your project and we will get straight back to you with a formal quotation for the works. Your quote will include:

  • Fixed price to undertake the required works.
  • Proposed survey & drawing return date.

Alternative Ways To Contact Us

Get A Quote For Your Project Today

Tell us about your project and we will get straight back to you with a formal quotation for the works. Your quote will include:

– Fixed price to undertake the required works.
– Proposed survey & drawing return date.

Alternative Ways To Contact Us

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