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JC White Geomatics is a medium-sized multi-disciplinary land surveying practice based near Ashford, Kent. We have grown from one surveyor and a part-time assistant in 1981 to 18 full time and 2 part time staff in purpose-built offices near Junction 11 of the M20.

A highly professional approach to carrying out and presenting all surveys has been the bedrock of our growth and forms the core principle for our future.

As part of our commitment to achieving only the highest standards, we employ qualified surveyors and all trainees receive robust supervised in house training. The company has always maintained a flexible approach to enquiries from clients and is regularly consulted for advice on best practice and specifications.

FURTHER INFORMATION

    • John White
      Managing Director

      BSc Land Surveying Sciences MRICS

      John started the business in 1981 and has grown it from inception to its current size - with the assistance of his team. He is a highly professional Chartered Land Surveyor with 40 years’ experience both within the UK and Overseas. He is in overall charge of strategy but still enjoys going out on site. John firmly believes that keeping the business at the forefront of technology with a diverse client list is key to the success of the business.

    • Mike Guntripp
      Survey Director

      TEC Higher Diploma in Land, Sea, Engineering Surveying and Mapping

      Mike is at the very hub of the business and ensures smooth running of the day to day business supervising 20 staff. He joined in 1994 and has over 25 years’ experience as a qualified Land Surveyor, initially as a Field Surveyor working both in the UK and overseas in Peru and Pakistan.Mike liaises with clients to determine scope of works required and advice on specification requirements. He is also our QA guru and is involved directly with company strategy and planning.

    • Ali Walls
      Principal Surveyor, Head of Laser and Measured Building Survey Teams

      HNC Building Design

      Ali has been with the company since 1987 and has grown with it with over 29 years’ experience of practical surveying within the UK. Ali is always championing new technology and was one of the first surveyors to embrace 3d laser scanning. He is now a specialist in this field and has delivered talks to various professional bodies and companies on the use of Laser Scanning in the surveying and building industry.

    • Clinton Johnson
      Principal Surveyor - Boundary Demarcation

      BSc(Hons) Surveying and Mapping Sciences

      Clinton is our boundary specialist and joined us in 2012 providing the company with an expert in boundary demarcation and disputes. Clinton has over 34 years’ experience of land and hydrographic surveying in the UK, UAE, Libya and the North Sea and has been specialising in boundary issues for over 20 years.

    • Andy Kay
      Senior Surveyor, Engineering Surveys

      HNC Surveying and Land Information

      Andy first joined J C White Geomatics in 1998 for 9 years, during which time he trained at Lambeth College and we were very pleased when he rejoined us in 2011. He is now our Engineering Survey and Setting Out specialist and also works on monitoring projects.

    • Jan Turrell
      Office Manager

      Jan joined the company in 2008 with a background of sales and finance and has become an integral member of our team. She is the first point of contact and will deal promptly and efficiently with any enquiry.

    • Jim Jackson
      Survey Manager

      MCInstCES, HND (Surveying)

      Jim is the central port of call for topographic surveys, engineering surveys (Including rail works), monitoring and setting out.

      He will help you determine the scope of works and give advice on specification so your survey will meet your requirements.

      With over 25 years of experience in all types of surveying projects overseas and in the UK, Jim has worked on national control schemes, major civil engineering projects and innumerable individual surveys. Jim has worked previously with JC White as a Senior and Principal Surveyor, but after stints working in surveying and training across London and the South East, he is now returning as the survey manager. As well as supporting the office and survey teams in their commitment to achieving the highest standards, he is looking forward to some site work too. 

       

       

    • Clague

      'Overall impression of the company is that it provides a first class, accurate service and is value for money.'

    • Dave Johnson
      Eurotunnel

      'We have worked with J C White for over 16 years and have found them to be professional and a very favourable company who complete al work in a timely fashion.'

    • Sam Jarvis
      Jarvis Homes

      'We have worked with J C White for over 30 years and use them exclusively on all our developments. We have constantly found them to be a professional, efficient and cost-effective company that adds value to our projects.'

    • CMS Enviro

      'J C White is a proficient, professional, relaxed and approachable company.'

    • Lee Evans Partnership

      'Good, professional service.'

    • Anthony Ralph
      TG Designer Homes

      'We have worked with J C White for many years. They always deliver, especially when setting out at short notice.’

    • Andy Walls
      GuyHollaway

      'J C White Geomatics have produced excellent work for us for over many years. They are attentive, conscientious and incredibly good at overcoming challenges that we, as architects, have a habit of setting!'

    • Mr & Mrs D Crawley

      'My wife and I are very pleased with the survey work that you carried out and our solicitor assures us that on the evidence of your survey, our position is secure for the future. We would like to thank your two young men who carried out the survey for their polite good manners, helpful attitude and professional workmanship.'

    • Mr Richard A Maltby
      Director, Maltby Land Surveys Ltd

      'I would like to say that JC White Geomatics are relatively local to us and we have come across their work over the years which has always been of a very high standard. I have interviewed a couple of their staff for membership into the ICES and have found them a credit to the profession. The company seems to have a very contented workforce with the management investing heavily into training.'

    • Costain
      Dean Bain, Survey Manager, Costain

      ‘We have been working closely with J C White Geomatics for some 6 or 7 years now.  They have proved to be accurate, honest, trustworthy and innovative.  They also do what they say they will do.  They are my first port of call for a wide range of external survey work.’