Asset Surveys

An accurate and detailed inventory of all publicly maintained items within the highway boundary forms the basis for valuation of the asset.

As far back as 1986 the Audit Commission recommended that a proportion of the maintenance budget should be invested in establishing and maintaining a highway inventory record.

Whilst initial highway inventory data collection established a baseline of items, upkeep of the asset information has been much more variable.

With the review of recent best practice publications the importance of a highway inventory as the foundation of any Highway Asset Management Plan (HAMP) has become re-established.

It is therefore important to have a data collection strategy that ensures the appropriate highway inventory data for the network is captured.

Measuring wheel survey tool
Highway signs

Once the quantity of the asset has been established through inventory collection a maintenance strategy is determined by first establishing a regime of inspections.

By setting a frequency of inspection with regard to the road network hierarchy, associated condition factors can be risk assessed. This allows programmes for maintenance to be developed and forms an integral part of an authority’s HAMP.

Wilson Pym May have extensive experience in the data collection, management and training of highway inspections.

We also provide guidance on establishing survey policy within an authority and advice on how to make the most of the information collected.

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Our Expertise:

Highway Asset Inventory

Wilson Pym May have been specifying, collecting, validating and analysing highway-related inventory data for > 20 years.

  • GAP analysis to determine dataset status and accuracy.
  • Migration of data between management systems.
  • Collection of spatially enabled inventory data.
  • Video imagery and frame tagging
  • Validation of information in tender & mobilisation periods.
  • Bespoke software and training for data collection.

Highway Safety Inspections

We undertake highway inspections including visual surveys compliant with ukPMS and HAPMS guidance using off the shelf or bespoke software packages, presenting the data in a format compatible with any system on the market.

We provide guidance on establishing survey policy within an authority and advice on how to make the most of the information collected.

Utility Tracing

We can help you locate underground services and features to support risk management planning.

Using sophisticated Radio-detection and Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) equipment we are able to detect and locate Water and Gas Mains, Foul and Storm Water drainage, Electricity cables, Telecom Fibre Optics routes together with any underground features such as voids.

Wilson Pym May are licenced GPR operators.
Ofcom Licence Number: GPR0086

Highway Condition Assessments

The collection and assessment of pavement condition survey data are vital when it comes to delivering a best value approach to highway network management. This is essential and invaluable when it comes to delivering and monitoring levels of service and managing risk under an asset management approach.

As part of our comprehensive pavement investigation capability Wilson Pym May operate a qualified pavement team to manage and conduct highway assessments on all road classes.

Why Choose Us?

Expert advice

Our extensive asset register knowledge enables us to give expert advice in the examination and collection of data using the latest data collecting and management techniques.

Practical Solutions

At Wilson Pym May, our advice and services are based upon actual experience gained as practitioners, therefore we can turn best practice guidance into practical solutions.

Practical Solutions

At Wilson Pym May, our advice and services are based upon actual experience gained as practitioners, therefore we can turn best practice guidance into practical solutions.

Policy and Planning

Wilson Pym May can assist in the creation, implementation and updating of asset management plans, policies, asset valuation and life cycle planning.

Broad Experience

We have experience across the full highways maintenance market sector.

Training and Mentoring

We have experience across the full highways maintenance market sector.

Contact us to discuss your requirements

Wilson Pym May Ltd. Registered office: The Innovation Centre, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4RN.
Registered in England: number 05732827. VAT registration number: 880 8528 89.

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