SMSS Ltd - Site Monitoring and Surveying

Structural & Basement Monitoring

Buildings and structures move for a variety of reasons and are especially at risk during demolition, basement construction and structural alteration.

At SMSS we work closely with stakeholders to design and implement appropriate monitoring schemes to target critical areas.

Targeted monitoring helps architects, engineers, and designers, to pro-actively manage their projects and reassure all affected parties including neighbours that works are progressing in a safe and well-managed nature.

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The UK's Leading Independent Monitoring Specialist

SMSS is one of the UK’s leading independent monitoring specialist. With over 20 years’ experience in monitoring and instrumentation, coupled with an expert knowledge of investigating and diagnosing damage in buildings and structures, we are able to offer a personal service to our customers.

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State of the Art Equipment and Techniques

Using state of art equipment and techniques we are able to help design bespoke monitoring schemes for our clients, targeting specific areas where movements are likely to occur.

We help with interpretation of the results to sort the wheat from the chaff to confirm whether movements are due to:

  • Scatter effects
  • Foundation movement
  • Deflection of supporting structures
  • Design assumptions
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