Apogee draws on decades of experience and the best of modern utility search report techniques to bring its clients this full PAS128 & HSG47 compliant utility records search and precursor to any buried services survey using an underground utility locator. The search often checks in excess of 50 utility companies and underground utility plant owners. The service delivers all utility maps and plans and covers all of the independent operators (IGTs & IDNOs) and telecommunications infrastructure companies. Can be ordered with or without water and drainage search for those who have already obtained a CON 29.
All of our Full Utility Search Reports are available in the following turnaround times:
A more basic search for those pre-legal acquisition wanting to complete an initial screen on the potential for utility conflict, searching just the key utilities. The service covers all of the independent operators (IGTs & IDNOs) and the more dangerous utilities. Can be ordered with or without a water or drainage search for those who have already obtained a CON 29. You should buy a Full Search or top-up and follow the advice in HSG 47 and PAS 128 before you dig.
All of our Basic Utility Search Reports are available in the following turnaround times:
Topping Up the Basic Utility report to a fully PAS 128 & HSG 47 compliant utility search. Must be ordered within 90 days of a Basic Search.
The top-up upgrades to the Basic Utility Search Reports are available in the following turnaround times:
A cost-effective C2 plan review, utility feasibility study and conflict analysis. We find that our clients use this for initial budget making, negotiating more accurate residual values and setting an initial outline project program. Advice is given on your strategy and some practical tips on money-saving tactics including utility locator survey and new connections and infrastructure diversion tendering. Potential for design value engineering advice.
Our Utility Feasibility Reports are available at the following turnaround times:
Our experts take the utility plant search results compare them with the client’s scheme drawings and deliver a full analysis of risk and a set of recommended actions to help clients with their on-site Health & Safety risks. The report assists in compliance with HSG47 and provides site-specific guidance that follows the BSi PAS 128 – Specification for underground utility detection, verification and location. An excellent service for those in CDM who want a utility expert’s eye over project risks advising on the next steps and the use of underground utility locator technology. We also advise how and what surveys should be completed and where and enable scope definition for utility survey tendering.
Our Utility CDM Risk Assessments are available at the following turnaround times: