About Us

Plowman Craven is one of the largest measurement survey companies in the UK. Our size brings significant benefit to our clients as it allows us to respond quickly with highly skilled and technical personnel, no matter the size of the project or how challenging.

We specialise in providing laser scanning and measuring data services to both public and private sectors and have a solid reputation as the number one survey company in the UK.

Our head office is based in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, and provides a base for over 170 employees. We also have premises in Southwark Bridge Road, London, which is home to PC Monitoring and PC Enviro, our divisions which focus on the development and installation of structural and environmental monitoring solutions.

Operating worldwide, we’re a multi-disciplinary consultant and, our Property and Infrastructure teams provide a full range of measurement services across the project lifecycle.

We continue to invest in highly skilled staff and advanced survey technology and our continual focus on innovation ensures we are always up to date with the latest demands from the industry.

Awards & Achievements

  • 2016
    Finalist – New Civil Engineer Tunnelling Awards – Technology Innovation of the Year
  • 2015
    SME Winner - East of England Constructing Excellence Awards
    Finalist – SME - Herts Business Awards
  • 2013
    Finalist in Consultant category at the Building Awards

Innovate and Improve

From deploying the first laser scanners in Europe to pioneering Building Information Modelling (BIM) and IPMS (International Property Measurement Standard), we have spent more than 50 years exceeding and raising industry standards.

Guide and Consult


We collaborate with clients at all stages of the project lifecycle to deliver the advice, services and solutions that enable their undertakings to be successful.

Reliability and Relationships


Founded on honesty and integrity, our reputation depends on the consistent delivery of quality service to customers who trust our expertise and professionalism.