#1 Rated In Northamptonshire

Drone Survey Northampton 

We specialise in professional commercial-grade drone surveys for Northampton companies seeking the best results. Go beyond hobbyist providers with certified nationwide service.

Capture The Data You Need, In The Format You Require.

Northampton’s Leading Commercial Drone Survey Company

Northampton based drone service company with over 10 years of experience in the industry.

Skykam Inspections are proud to be the most qualified and experienced drone surveying company in Northampton.

We offer a level of precision and reliability that exceeds the capabilities of hobbyist drones. With our extensive experience in the aerial surveying industry, we are confident that we can provide you with the best Northampton drone survey service available.


Trusted by Brands Demanding Unrivalled Accuracy

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Sky-High Standards, Grounded In Excellence

What Is A Drone Survey?

A drone survey refers to the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones, to conduct aerial surveys and mapping of an area. This technology allows for the collection of data and imagery from above, which can then be used to create detailed maps, 3D models, and other types of visual representations.

Drone surveys are often used in industries such as construction, agriculture, and environmental management, among others, to gather information about an area quickly and efficiently. The data collected from drone surveys can be used for a variety of purposes, including planning, monitoring, and analysis.

Drone surveys provide significant benefits in the construction industry by enabling real-time data collection and image capture, which can be used to create precise maps, 3D models, and measurements of a construction site. This allows for efficient site planning, progress tracking, and quality control.

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Seamless Drone Roof Surveys In Northampton

#1 Drone Roof Survey In Northampton Service

Skykam provides comprehensive drone roof surveys across Northampton, offering property owners and managers a detailed view of their rooftops without the need for scaffolding or manual inspections.

Our services go beyond simple aerial photography, delivering actionable data that is captured and presented professionally, allowing clients to make informed decisions about maintenance and repairs.

We utilize advanced technology to create thermal imaging scans and highly accurate 3D models, providing a level of detail and precision that surpasses traditional roof inspection methods.

As a local Northampton company, we understand the unique challenges posed by the region’s diverse architecture, from historic buildings to modern structures, and tailor our drone roof survey approach to address the specific needs of each property in our community.

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Where Hobbyists Merely Fly, We Soar

We provide Certified, professional drone surveys across Northampton

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Largest Drone Survey Fleet In Northampton

At Skykam, we proudly boast the largest drone fleet in Northampton.

Our extensive collection of unmanned aerial vehicles is unmatched in both size and diversity.

We offer an unparalleled range of payload options to suit any surveying need.

No other drone survey company in the area can compete with the breadth and depth of our fleet.

Whether you require high-resolution imagery, thermal scanning, or specialized sensors, Skykam has the perfect drone for your project.

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We Can Gain Approval For Flights Even In Northampton’s No Fly Zones

Skykam’s GVC drone licence enables access to restricted airspace in Northampton that hobbyist operators cannot enter.

We can operate near local airfields like Sywell Aerodrome and Northampton Heliport, subject to proper authorisation.

Our licence allows us to fly in congested areas such as Northampton town centre, with appropriate safety measures in place.

We can lift geo-fencing restrictions on no-fly zones that limit consumer drones, expanding our operational capabilities.

This advanced access ensures we can capture unique perspectives and serve clients in locations previously off-limits to drone photography.

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Approved To Work With Northampton Local Authorities

Skykam offers professional drone survey services in Northampton, prioritizing safety and compliance.

We work closely with Northampton local council to obtain necessary permissions for our operations.

Our team collaborates with the police to ensure all flights adhere to local regulations and safety standards.

By partnering with authorities, we provide safer and more reliable drone surveys for our clients.

Skykam is committed to responsible drone usage, contributing to the development of Northampton while respecting privacy and security concerns.

Why Choose Us?

Expert Drone Survey Data:
go Beyond Amateur Imagery Providers

We transform raw imagery into actionable insights, providing precise measurements, 3D models, and detailed analysis tailored to your specific needs. While Northampton drone hobbyists offer pretty pictures, we deliver comprehensive data sets that drive informed decision-making and unlock the true potential of aerial surveying.

Where Technology Meets Terrain

LiDAR Drone Survey Northampton

At Skykam, we specialize in providing cutting-edge drone LiDAR surveys across Northampton and the surrounding areas, delivering unparalleled precision and quality for our local clients.

Unlike other providers who rely on generic, one-size-fits-all data processing methods, our Northampton-based team employs advanced LiDAR payloads and tailored approaches to meet the unique challenges of conducting surveys in our region.

Our in-house GIS specialists work diligently to process and refine LiDAR data, ensuring you receive exactly what you need in the format that best suits your project requirements and budget constraints.

We take pride in our commitment to quality, performing a second pass on all data before handoff, and adapting our outputs to meet the specific needs of Northampton’s diverse landscape and infrastructure projects.

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Avoid Delays Due To Bad Weather

Reliable Aerial Drone Surveys, Despite Northampton’s Unpredictable Weather

At Skykam, we’re revolutionizing drone surveys in Northampton with our state-of-the-art heavy lift drones.

Our cutting-edge fleet is fully waterproof and IP-rated, allowing us to operate in even the most challenging weather conditions that Northampton is known for.

This means you can avoid costly delays and receive the critical data you need, regardless of the unpredictable East Midlands climate.

As a local Northampton company, we understand the unique challenges of our region and are committed to providing reliable, efficient drone survey solutions for businesses and organizations throughout Northamptonshire.

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Precise Data, Powerful Insights, Perfect Results

Northampton Drone Survey Deliverables To Fit Your GIS software

Our commitment to providing exceptional customer service and quality results is why we have been trusted for years by some of the biggest names in the industry. We understand that every project is unique and that there is no “one-size-fits-all” solution.

That’s why we take the time to understand your specific mapping and aerial surveying requirements so that we can provide you with the best possible service. With our comprehensive range of services and software solutions, you can be sure that we have the resources and expertise to complete your project to the highest standard.

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Elevating Efficiency with Aerial Accuracy

Drone Land Survey Northampton Service

Our cutting-edge drone technology facilitates extensive land surveys, providing multifaceted data to meet a wide array of requirements. For detailed 3D visualizations, our drones collect data points to form comprehensive 3D Point Clouds, lending precision to your 3D models, structural analysis, or volumetric measurements.

Navigate the complexities of your land with our Orthomosaic Maps – high-resolution, georeferenced aerial imagery that stitches the land’s story together piece by piece.

We harness drone capabilities to create Digital Elevation Models (DEMs), effectively transforming terrain elevations into tangible 3D representations. This forms the basis for strategic decision-making in topographic surveying, flood risk assessments, and infrastructure planning.

Our technology crafts accurate Topographic Maps that exhibit the shape, elevation, and contour lines of your terrain, guiding land management strategies, construction planning, and environmental monitoring.

Innovative Drone Surveys, Indisputable Accuracy

Drone 3D Mapping Survey Northampton

We leverage the cutting-edge capabilities of drone technology to redefine the traditional landscape of surveying.

When it comes to 3D mapping, our precise drone surveys go beyond capturing mere images; they gather extensive data to create highly detailed, accurate, and scalable three-dimensional models of the area of interest.

As leaders in our drone surveying, we understand the unique demands of diverse industries such as construction, agriculture, mining, and environmental science.

Our drone-based 3D mapping serves as a robust, cost-effective, and safer alternative to conventional ground surveying and satellite imagery, facilitating a more dynamic perspective for decision-making and planning.

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Experience the Drone Difference

Amplifying Drone Survey Accuracy with Ground Control Points

Our commitment to precision in drone surveying is reflected in our strategic use of Ground Control Points (GCPs). These are physical, marked points on the ground, located in strategic positions within the survey area, whose exact coordinates are known and used as reference points during data processing.

GCPs play a pivotal role in enhancing the absolute accuracy of our drone surveys. By aligning the drone-captured images with actual, real-world GPS coordinates, GCPs ensure the maps and models generated truly mirror the survey location.

Our use of GCPs drastically reduces the margin of error, improving the accuracy of drone surveys in Northampton from a scale of meters to a phenomenal millimeters. This enhancement not only ensures precise data but also facilitates consistency across repeated surveys, particularly beneficial for projects requiring ongoing monitoring.

Our utilisation of GCPs is a testament to our innovative approach and dedication to quality, reinforcing our position as a leader in the UK drone survey industry.

We Notify All the Right People

What Is Involved In Conducting A drone Survey In Northampton?

At Skykam, we prioritize compliance with local regulations when conducting drone surveys in Northampton, ensuring all necessary permissions are obtained from the Northampton Borough Council and relevant authorities before any flight.

Our team meticulously prepares a comprehensive flight risk assessment, taking into account Northampton’s unique urban landscape, including landmarks like the Northampton Guildhall and the University of Northampton’s Waterside Campus.

We develop a detailed flight plan that adheres to the Civil Aviation Authority’s guidelines, paying special attention to Northampton’s busy areas such as the Grosvenor Centre and Abington Park.

Prior to each survey, we notify Sywell Aerodrome, the closest airfield to Northampton, and liaise with Northamptonshire Police to ensure our operations do not interfere with any ongoing law enforcement activities in the area.

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Capture More with Our Drones

Northampton Drone Surveys For Buildings & Structures

Our drone building surveys capture high-definition images, providing invaluable insights for discerning maintenance needs or assessing potential structural damage.

Equipped with thermal cameras, our drones unmask hidden problems, such as energy inefficiencies, water intrusion or electrical issues, leading to swift and informed remedial action. By deploying LiDAR sensors, we generate accurate 3D models of buildings, contributing crucial data for renovation planning, safety inspections, or infrastructure assessments.

Through photogrammetry, we present a nuanced understanding of your building structure with comprehensive 3D models, informing decisions related to architectural design, structural engineering, or renovation projects.

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Reach New Heights with Drone Surveys

3D Point Cloud Drone Survey

Our 3D point clouds survey use photogrammetry techniques to generate highly accurate and detailed 3D models of a site from geo referenced point clouds.

The use of drones provides a safe and efficient method for capturing large amounts of data, and our team uses the latest photogrammetry software and techniques to process the data into a useable format.

Our Point Cloud Surveys provide highly accurate data, thanks to our use of commercial-grade drones equipped with 8K ultra high-resolution cameras. The overlapping point clouds captured by the drone are processed into a 3D model with millimeter level accuracy, providing a clear and precise representation of the surveyed area.

Our drones have the capability to map large areas in a single flight, making it an efficient method for capturing data over large or complex sites. Our drones can cover a large area without sacrificing accuracy or detail.

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We Cover The Whole Of Northampton

SkyKam provides comprehensive drone survey services across Northampton and its surrounding areas.

Our local expertise allows us to navigate the unique challenges of the region, including historic sites like Northampton Castle and the town’s diverse architectural landscape.

We specialise in aerial inspections of Northampton’s shoe factories, a nod to the town’s rich industrial heritage, as well as surveys of the River Nene for flood risk assessment.

Our drone technology offers an unparalleled view of Northampton’s rapidly developing urban areas, aiding in crucial planning and development decisions for the town’s future.