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Waipa Fun Run 2020 - 3rd Place Team Event

An awesome day supporting St Peters Catholic School and Cambridge Life Skills for another year. Our team took part in the Run/ Walk and Team event along with Pilot Vehicles. Awarded 3rd in the team event was an awesome achievement. Have a look at the Photo below of our Running team with Pete Mclachlan, Thomas Horrox and Bruce Horrox. We take pride in being apart of the community and supporting local events when we can. Along with spending time with our families and work colleagues. Please take a...

May 11, 2020

NORFOLK DOWNS EXTENSION

Completion of Stages 1 and 2 of this project have been completed and our Planning Team under the guidance of Rebecca Steenstra have obtained consent to Stage 3 for a further 25 residential Lots that will provide the connection through to Isobel Hodgson Drive to the south. The Engineering Team are completing engineering design drawings for construction and preparing the contract documents for the construction work to be let and undertaken mid 2020. The project will provide a range of residential ...

April 21, 2020

THOROUGHBRED SYNTHETIC RACETRACK DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

Cogswell Surveys are proud to provide the design, procurement and construction monitoring services for New Zealand’s first thoroughbred synthetic racetrack. The Cogswell Surveys team under the guidance of Phil Cogswell (Director) and Rene Nielsen (Senior Civil Engineer) undertook a significant amount of research and visits to Australian synthetic tracks to help produce a world class design at the Cambridge Jockey Club. Phil also has extensive experience in constructing other racetracks in the ...

April 20, 2020

C3 RESIDENTIAL GROWTH AREA

The C3 structure plan area of approximately 40 ha is the next large tract of land to be opened up for development and Cogswell Surveys have been working with the clients to develop a structure plan that will provide the framework for future residential growth in this cell on the northern side of Hamilton Road opposite Te Awa Lifecare Village. This area will incorporate a new school, commercial area and a mixture of residential density surrounding this. The engineering team are working in conjun...

April 20, 2020

BARDOWIE INVESTMENTS LIMITED

The construction of one of the largest industrial buildings ever built in NZ is happening within a new block of land immediately north of the Waikato Expressway on the outskirts of Cambridge. This project will eventually be the base for the glass manufacturing and aluminium extrusion plant that is the core business of window manufacturer APL. The buildings once completed will support a staff of approximately 600 people and is a major coup for the District and Cambridge in particular. Cogswell Su...

April 20, 2020

LARGE LOT RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

Stages 1 and 2 of this recent project have been completed providing the first 85 sections within this high class large lot residential development, which will eventually provide approximately 165 new sections of approximately 2500m² in size between Lamb Street and Roto-O-Rangi Road. Cogswell Surveys have been retained by the clients to provide design, planning, engineering and surveying services to develop the project into a high class large lot residential development. Stage 3 comprising 31 lo...

April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update

As the Government has announced the move to Alert Level 3 from midnight on Monday our field survey team will recommence survey work from Tuesday 28 April 2020. The team will be operating under strict guidelines to ensure their own health and that of our clients is maintained. The majority of staff will remain working remotely from their homes. Our phone system is still fully operational so you can contact us on 07 827 5071....

April 6, 2020

Cambridge Pump Track

Waipā District Council would like to express our appreciation for the work Cogswell Surveys completed on the Cambridge Pump Track Community Project. Cogswell Survey was called upon with very short notice to complete ‘as built’ plans for the track and stormwater drainage. From the onset, Cogswell were extremely cooperative, easy to work with and happy to assist with technical knowledge and flexibility to complete the work in a very timely manner. Waipā District Council look forward to worki...

March 31, 2020

Cogswell Surveys is an approved and registered Local Authority Contractor

Waikato Councils have teamed up with the SHE Software NZ Ltd to develop a new streamlined pre-qualification process.  This ensures Councils are using contractors who operate with effective health and safety management systems and are holding current and relevant insurances.This will help ensure that contractors are working on Council assets and/or supplying services, have effective health and safety management systems to prevent harm to people and the environment or damage to property.Contr...

March 31, 2020

Leamington Hawkes Rugby Team 2019

Thanks to Cogswell Surveys for supporting and providing our team with a player of the day goodie bag each week. We  appreciate your generous support and recognizing that each child gives it their best. We had great feedback from the team and their families. Thank you Leamington Hawkes (6th Grade) Blair and Louise Ballard (Coaches) Kandee (Manager)...

February 18, 2020

Waipa Fun Run - Cogswell Surveys 2020 Gold Sponsor

Cogswell Surveys are, for the fourth year, proud Gold Sponsors of the St Peters School Waipa Fun Run 2020. Being held on Sunday 15th March 2020 at 9am in Victoria Square Cambridge. There are a number of events to register in: 10km, 5km and 2km school challenge and the famous team challenge.  To register check out here website www.waipafunrun.co.nz  Our team and families will be sporting black sports top along side our Gazebo and Flags.  Listen to the radio advert below.&...

February 18, 2020

Cambridge Community House

Hi Pete and Phil, I wanted to send you and your team at Cogswell Surveys a formal thank you, for your excellent work on the Cambridge Community House building project. The donation of your services has enabled us to reach the funding target needed to apply for further funding and to keep to our project timeline.Partnering with you has enabled the progress of this project and the ability to continue working on our larger building, which is much needed, due to simply running out of space to p...

August 29, 2019

SWAYNE ROAD WEST

This project is currently in the first stage of construction involving the development of the first 46 Lots of a planned 200 Lot development to be completed in three stages. The project is essentially the last stages of the existing Norfolk Downs development which abuts to the South and lies on the Western side of Swayne Road, just South of the Waikato Expressway overbridge. The project will provide a mixture of housing options including residential sections and a medium density development in t...

March 2, 2018

WAIKATO EXPRESSWAY - CAMBRIDGE SECTION

On completion of the Cambridge Section of the Waikato Expressway, HEB Construction engaged Cogswell Surveys to establish Post Construction Settlement Monitoring Pins. These pins were established on roads in areas of fill, both the main expressway alignment and local roads, as well as bridge abutments and bridge columns.  This involved working on the expressway shoulder, with the aid of Traffic Management NZ as per NZTA and HEB’s health & safety requirements of the project....

March 1, 2018

MEDIUM DENSITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

Our clients for this project approached Cogswell Surveys in early 2017 for advice prior to the auction of the subject property at 13 Robinson Street as to its development potential. Following consultation with the planning team at Cogswell Surveys the clients proceeded with the purchase of the property and the foundations were laid for an intensive housing development which required a joint land use and subdivision consent. The subsequent purchase of the adjoining property at 11 Robinson Street ...

January 26, 2018

THORNTON PARK - STAGE 3

Thornton Park Stage 3 has 10 lots which also includes a cul-de-sac (Brennan Place) and walking access to the reserve which runs parallel to the Waikato Expressway.Cogswell Surveys have been involved with all areas of the Thornton Park Development, including Stage 3, from gaining subdivision consent to completing engineering design plans, through to Project Management of all aspects of construction....

January 26, 2018

ST KILDA CAMBRIDGE

This project was recently completed and is the single largest project undertaken by Cogswell Surveys. This multi award winning project involved the development of 285 large residential sections, with a Commercial area, retirement village ( BUPA ) and several duplex developments within. This project was undertaken in 5 stages over a number of years and is now the premier subdivision in Cambridge being an eco-friendly development with over 17 km of walkways networking with reserves and wetlands wi...

January 26, 2018

ROSE LEIGH DRIVE EXTENSION

This recent project has seen the first stage of construction completed of 16 Lots and planning for the second and final stage underway. This project consists of a total of 40 residential sections with associated roading and infrastructure including the connection of Rose Leigh Drive to Swayne Road. The project will provide a mixture of housing options with mainly medium size residential sections and a future medium density development in the front. Cogswell Surveys prepared and obtained Resource...

January 26, 2018

STAGE 1 NORFOLK DRIVE EXTENSION TO VICTORIA ROAD

Cogswell Surveys worked with our client and Waipa District Council to design and build the infrastructure necessary to provide the strategic link of Norfolk Drive through to Victoria Road. This project required a close working relationship with Consulting Engineers, the designers contracted by Council to design and build the major intersection which was the interface with our client’s subdivision. The project of 24 Lots in the first stage fronting the new road was completed on time and close t...

January 3, 2018

2017 Property Professional of the Year Award

Cogswell Surveys are delighted that Director Pete McLachlan has won the Rider Levett Bucknall 2017 Property Professional of the Year award at the Waikato Property Awards held in Hamilton.We acknowledge the other finalists in this category and thank The Property Council New Zealand and sponsor Rider Levett Bucknall for this valuable award....

November 15, 2017

Goodwood School

Due to a rising school roll and limited room for carpark expansion, Goodwood School was in desperate need of additional land for car parking. That’s when neighbouring landowner, Andrew Bayliss, proposed sub-dividing his property and gifting this land to the school. Once consent for subdivision was gained Cogswell Surveys provided the following input into the project pro bono. Initial consent meeting with Goodwood School representatives. Project brief for the engineers, Graymatter.&nb...

February 13, 2017

Hautapu School

Cogswell Surveys certified the location of the new Hautapu School Pool after being approached by Matt Douglas of Professional Pools.Matt said "Professional Pools have just completed the construction of the Hautapu School Pool. As the project was subject to a land use consent, the local council required us to be very accurate with the siting of the pool within the school’s grounds. This is where Cogswell Surveys Ltd stepped up to the mark. Within hours of my call boundaries had been located, pl...

February 1, 2017

Cambridge Primary School

Approached by Aaron Guerin of LAD Architecture for a price to produce a site plan for Cambridge Primary School director Pete McLachlan decided that this was a project that Cogswell Surveys would support and came up with a Joint Venture proposal with LAD Architecture to complete the work for the school pro bono.The work included a detailed topographical survey of the site which included locating all buildings and features. This information was then provided to LAD Architecture who completed the b...

December 1, 2016

Avantidrome

Cogswell Surveys has recently completed an as built survey of the cycle track at the Avantidrome in Cambridge. Approached initially by Craig Palmer of BikeNZ for a quote, the directors of Cogswell Surveys decided to complete the task pro bono as part of their on-going contribution to the Cambridge community. Due to high use of the facility the survey was carried out late at night over a 3 hour period.Using our state of the art Robotic Total Station the survey was completed accurately and efficie...

November 1, 2016

Alistair Bond 2016 Rio Olympics

Our graduate surveyor, Alistair Bond, was recently featured in the NZIS magazine Surveying + Spatial. After winning two gold medals at the World Cup and finishing fifth in the Lightweight Men's Four at Rio, Alistair is now home and enjoying sharing his experiences in Rio and at the World Cup....

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