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UK Diving Services UK Infrastructure Surveys

UKDS are amongst the UKs leading infrastructure inspection companies providing underwater support in the form of diving services across the UK.

Our diving support includes inspection, survey, maintenance, installation and repair. Our services are are amongst the safest in diving services across the UK with zero accidents and or fatalities since we opened for trading in 2013. We always deliver on time and within budget and are considered one of the best underwater inspection companies within the UK. Our clients include many major infrastructure companies and organisations from Transport Scotland, County Councils to the MOD not forgetting the countless infrastructure environmental and engineering companies throughout the UK also.

Our diving services are well placed to provide detailed underwater investigations for structural, scour, bathymetric, topographical and sonar surveys UK wide. Structural assets include bridges, river walls, dockyards, culverts, jetties, pontoons, power stations, sluice gates and many more UK infrastructures


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Norbit Winghead High Ping Sonar System

UK Diving Services Ltd now use the Norbit Winghead in addition to our Blueview 3D sonar as another option for underwater modelling and scanning of submerged marine structures including bridge piers, abutments, dock and river walls, scoured river and seabed locations.

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River Wall Scour Survey Locating Structural Undermining And Areas Of Potential Collapse

UK Diving Services Ltd are a leading UK underwater investigation company specialising in the assessment of assets threatened by scour and or undermining. Our teams work in some of the most challanging underwater environments to locate, assess and repair damaged marine assets. UKDS utilise underwater…

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3D Modelling For Scour Level 2 Surveys Using Sonar

3D sonar and terrestrial laser scanning allow detailed accurate working models to assist with planning for scour protection and calculations for scour level 2 surveys

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UK Diving Services Provide Underwater Investigations Following Severe Flooding

Our dive teams recently provided underwater support to Scotland's highways and infrastructure. UK Diving Services were contracted to provide sonar, topographical surveys and river bed profiling following severe flooding which closed one of Scotland's trunk roads. The water levels were extremely …

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Skye Bridge Underwater Survey For Sea Bed Profiling And Pier Support Condition

UK Diving Services Ltd have provided underwater services and support on Skye Bridge in Scotland on behalf of Transport Scotland.

The underwater inspection included sea bed profiling and an underwater condition assessment of the submerged concrete caissons. All observations and findings were recor…

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Exeter Bridge & Weir Underwater Scour Survey

UK Diving Services have provided underwater support services to AECOM infrastructure and engineering company. The purpose of the works was to determine the underwater condition of the concrete structure and better understand the river bed profile including locating any scour holes or undercut and …

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Structural Surveys Of Bridges & Culverts Within The UK Infrastructure

A UK wide infrastructure company required a detailed visual inspection of their bridge assets to ensure the structural integrity of each underwater structure. UK Diving Services Ltd provided an inspection program including an assessment of every detail of the submerged structures making sure the b…

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UK Diving Services Secure Underwater Inspection Of Various Bridge Structures Within Environmental Sensitive Areas

UKDS have secured several bridge inspections within the Scottish Borders contracted to Stantec UK. The surveys include underwater inspections of the submerged structural elements to determine scour and or undermining as well as better understanding of the structural integrity of the bridge pier…

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Mound Sluices Seabed Survey

UK Diving Services Ltd have provided a detailed inspection and seabed survey of Mound Sluices in Scotland. The inspection included seabed sampling and underwater sonar imagery to determine areas of bedrock surrounding the downstream area of the flap valve structure. The survey also included aerial d…

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3D Point Cloud Underwater Sonar Investigations Of Historic Masonry Arch Bridge

UK Diving Services have provided an underwater 3D sonar investigation of an historic masonry arch bridge structure on behalf of WSP and Kier. The sonar survey comprised of 56no x 360 degree individual scans knitted together to form an accurate underwater point cloud image of where the bridge interfa…

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