About us

What we do

A  premier service provider within the highly specialised utility detection, asset mapping, site investigation and survey industry, Amethyst Surveys Limited employ the combination of fully trained industry experienced surveyors, latest electromagnetic, ground probing radar equipment, remote inspection equipment and proven techniques to detect and map underground services to a high degree of accuracy across a wide range of environments; including industrial, commercial, brown field and regeneration sites, urban and city center locations.


We understand that knowing the identification, accurate location and depths of existing buried utilities is of paramount importance to those engaged in feasibility studies, design, construction and maintenance of assets. An experienced specialist we remove the uncertainty associated with reliance on old, incomplete, unclear or unavailable record information.

High Standards


Providing the combined benifits of accurate and cost-effective surveys, we consistently deliver comprehensive results within tight timeframes, throughout the UK and within Europe. We apply high standards of health and safety, environmental responsibility, customer care and confidentiality operating a fully documented quality assurance process covering all aspects of our investigations in accordance with our ISO9001 certification.


All staff are CRB verified and hold a range of certifications allowing them to work directly for specific stakeholders within the ‘petrochemical industry’, drainage and wastewater sector, ‘government departments’ such as health, education, defence and the ‘home office’ as well as the construction and associated industry sectors, qualifications include; NRSWA, PTS, SPA, SHEA, CSCS, SAFEPASS, WITA.

Industry Best practise


A full member of ‘The Survey Association’ we promote best practice within the utility survey industry, invest in the latest systems and equipment to assist us in providing a quality service to our clients. Instrumentation includes Radiodetection’s RD4000 series of locators and the latest IDS ‘dual frequency’ Ground Penetrating Radar technology, together with mainline and portable CCTV inspection systems. We also supply a range of complimentary mapping and investigation services.


Our utility investigations are executed to professional levels in accordance with the TSA ‘Detailed Guidance Notes of Specifying a Utility Survey’ (November 2009) endorsed by the RICS and ICES, and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) ‘Standard Guideline for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data’ (2003).