Masonmap Reprographics expands

Our copyshop has just added a further print/scan/copy device from our small format partner Park Digital of Livingston.

The Develop multi-function system was delivered installed and hooked up fast and just in time for its first customer and its second and third………….

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Our new Dunfermline Head office

Yes, we have moved!

A Strategic move to get the business space we want and need as well as to gain visibility locally for our growing trade counter selling OS maps and bureau services.

We have traded our very large premises to another local business whom needed much more space to grow, and we have taken over the right amount of space we need in today’s technological way of working. Email, laptops, Cloud file servers etc mean we don’t need as much dedicated desk and machine space as before and of course all the technology is much smaller than it ever was and, being a mapping company staff are rarely in at the same time!

The signs are going up soon, so we will have more visibility than ever before and thankfully our contact details remain the same.

We look forward to welcoming you to our new office!

Our new address from the 3rd September 2018 is;

Mason Surveys Ltd
1C Dickson court
Dunfermline
Fife
KY12 7SG

Our phone and email details remain as;

Tel: 01383 623112
Email: info@masonsurveys.co.uk,   dunfermline@masonmap.cominfo@reproteq.co.uk

 

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Supporting the Foodbank, helping those who help others.

Mason’s have been supporting the Dunfermline Foodbank from its large production base in Dunfermline.

 

For almost 18 months we have provided the charity with secure warehousing and storage space,  as well as meeting and training facilities at our Dunfermline location. Nearly 10,000 sq ft of space has been utilised by the Foodbank to collate, store and despatch essential supplies and support out to its branches in Fife (up to 50 tonnes of food) and train volunteers,  as well as educate the local community in their work and how they support those who need them most.

Jonathan Astill, Foodbank Manager has used the space well and has helped them plan the next steps in donated food storage and supply. The 18 month support provided has greatly helped the charity and improved its efficiencies.  Jonathan Astill stated that the partnership with Mason’s was most welcome and we wish them well in their new premises.

Mark Mason who worked closely with Jonathan said, “it’s been interesting learning about their work and how widespread the need is for them, even in 2018! But time has come to move on and into more appropriate commercial premises, so sadly we must part company and trust the good work continues”.

The Dunfermline Foodbank operate various centres across Fife and have their main opertional base in Dickson House, Dunfermline.

The new Mason head office location will be published shortly!

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West Fife Woodlands

We have supplied West Fife Woodlands their OS mapping for publicising the work they have done to maintain and develop woodland paths in West Fife.

Our map shop provided 1:25000 scale mapping to the charity’s project as well as printing services.

For more information on their work and walks, please visit; http://www.westfifevillages.co.uk

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Constructionline accreditation

We are pleased to announce our accreditation with Construction Line.

 

We have recently applied for and gained silver membership of Constructionline.

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Housing Development

Recent works includes a Topographic survey of a gap site for the creation of new homes.

 

An ideal site with little to slow our progress due to the area being vacant and with little obstructions, to provide quick capture and delivery to the customer of their plans.

The good weather combined with the open site gave the opportunity, to also obtain a few extra data sets such as ortho-photo to combine with a topographic survey.

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Hot weather working

 

Recent hot weather and the need to get a property surveyed proved a little difficult but not impossible for our team. A quick turn-around in the South East for our client to help progress their property plans after working in the 36 degree heat. Note the surveyors accessing the boundary through thick vegetation.

 

 

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Ford Castle – Outdoor Activity

Ford Castle, a historic property in Northumberland, today run as an activity school by NCC and Chateau Beaumont.

Mason were providing critical measurements for renovation work in this busy environment. A new temporary roof structure was being installed and the supporting scaffold framework had to be positioned and verified on site.

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Road Widening – Industrial Depot

A Survey team out measuring (in good weather) a busy industrial depot’s road for future widening.

A lovely day out of the office gathering measurements for quick turnaround to the client. The road is heavily used and in need of widening to accomodate large vehicles in what is a busy area with large and small vehicle movements and the need to maintain parking availability. Final survey data supplied in CAD and paper format for clients design’s to be progressed.

 

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GEO Business Trade Show 2018

May 2018, saw the Management team visit the Geo Business trade event in London. Meeting up with suppliers, colleagues, partners and peers in the Survey market place for a day in an informal and informative atmosphere.

UAV’s continue to grow in popularity and other techniques and technologies are maturing well. We look forward to next years event!

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