Drone Survey

This service complements a Full Building Survey very well, as it will provide additional information to the building surveyor in making a determination on the roof condition and what remedy is required.


High resolution imagery is captured to give you a clear understanding on whether your roof is in good order or not.

All aerial surveying work is in accordance with Civil Aviation Authority rules and regulations.

Contact our team and we can organise a drone survey for you.

Frequently asked questions

Why do I need a drone survey?

It can help you or your surveyor estimate the remaining life expectancy of your roof, what condition the tiling or membrane is in, identify any possible works and how to remedy defects. Elements viewable by a drone include parapet walls, flat or pitched roofs, gutters, chimneys, lead flashing, etc.

What is the difference between a drone survey and a roof survey?

A drone survey complements a standard roof survey or building survey when access is limited. It presents another means to check the condition of the roof in more detail and see whether any (further) repairs are required.

Should I add a drone survey to a roof or building survey?

Usually, yes. A drone survey can provide extra evidence for the roof survey or building survey report. This will increase the chances of you making a successful claim on your home insurance, renegotiate the purchase price of a property you are interested in, and/or persuade the landlord to invest in the maintenance of the building if defects are found.

How clear is the footage?

The video is in HD or 4K with zoom so that you can clearly see the state of the roof in question and comes with photos as needed. Many narrow or obscure places become instantly visible as a result.

How much does a drone survey cost?

The cost of such a service is typically between £500 – 1,000 depending on the size, value and type of property. It is well worth investing in such a service, as you often make back what you spend by tending to defects before they become serious and more costly, as well as negotiating a lower purchase price or otherwise being successful in your claim to the landlord or insurer.