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We know the Thames

With over a century of tradition and the latest in survey technology, we have the local knowledge, resources and solutions for your business.
From live tides to predicted lows, we have the tools to assist with your project.
Published surveys issued by the Port of London Authority.
Essential information for safe navigation on the tidal River Thames.

Bespoke Solutions

Our depth of knowledge and array of tools allow us to offer comprehensive solutions that cater to your needs.
Need to a monitor the water depths on your berth?
We can acquire a bathymetric survey and chart this for you.
Need support for a planned dredging project?
We can assist and advise on your dredging project throughout its lifecycle.
Need to confirm asset integrity?
We can investigate the status of your physical assets using a range of survey tools.
Need support for civil engineering project?
We can assist with a suite of surveys, solutions and services to aid your project.
Need a UXO survey prior to works?
We can acquire a suite of surveys to provide a comprehensive UXO survey packag.
Need geotechnical or geophysical data?
From 3D surveys to cone penetration tests, we can assist in capturing the data you need.

Case Studies

See how we've leveraged our expertise to help Shell, C.Ro and National Grid review their physical assets.
Combined MBES, vessel-based and terrestrial laser.
High resolution photography offers unparalleled detail.
Drone surveys can capture data for various outputs.

How can we help you?

Learn more about the PLA Hydrographic Services team or get in touch.

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Our commercial manager will be happy to answer any questions and provide you with additional information.

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PLA Hydrographic Service
Our team is responsible for the continuous monitoring of the river and estuary essential to safe navigation of the Thames.