PLS Surveys Ltd

We are a well-established Roofing & Cladding Consultants; we are an independent body, meaning we are not tied to any Manufacturers or Contractors and offer impartial advice where required.

We have been in the Roofing & Cladding Industry for over 28-Years and being Ex-Tools gives us an edge over our competition.

Established since circa 2018, we are now on a new journey helping our clients drive towards excellence & by setting the standard with regards to ensuring their investments are installed compliant and fit for purpose.

We have the support from many of the supply chains – Manufacturers, and we also attend the latest CPD’s to ensure we are up to date with all the latest details.

Assist Surveyors & Architects & many more with our specialised skill set by providing our services on free-lance or independent basis with dilapidation claims & project work.


We closely work with Designers, Developers, Building Owners, Supply Chains & Manufacturers to help produce a beautiful fit for purpose functional project every time.

Working together we offer an end-to-end client experience that includes seamless communication on & off site to deliver quality reporting every time.


  • Roofing & Cladding Audit Inspections on new works to Manufacturers, Building Owners, Main Contractors, Architects & many more, to help ensure the manufacturers requirements & detail drawings are followed understood, and help ensure a compliant & fit for purpose build from start to finish.
  • Drawing reviews of the submitted detail drawings to help ensure compliance and comment on them where required.
  • Roof & Cladding Condition Surveys & supply full photographic reports with a scope of works to help bring your clients investments back to life.
  • Specialist on site leak investigations.
  • Fully licensed & insured Drone Surveys with full photographic reports with a scope of works if required, please contact us for specific requirements.
  • Pre & Post – Solar Condition Surveys to determine the condition & life span of the roof covering before the Photovoltaic is installed to help avoid costly repairs once the photovoltaic systems are fully installed, statistics show that approximately 50% of existing and new buildings generally have some kind of detrimental issue unknown to either party, (conducting these surveys is Prudent to help protect our clients in case of any claim).
  • Photovoltaic Audit inspections to help ensure that the system installed is installed as per the manufacturers requirements with regards how & what & why PV components should be installed a certain way, (there are many protocols that must be followed to ensure compliance in a way that the roof warrantees are not voided).
  • Attendance to meetings in person or online where required.
  • ELD of Electronic Leak Detection Services on many different types of flat roof materials and gutters, please contact us for more info.
  • CCTV gutter and drainage surveys.
  • Reviewing tender documentation & specification on projects.
  • Gutter surveys & gutter calculations to determine whether the gutter & outlets can disperse the rainfall in today’s climate.
  • Fixing Seal Testing, not pull testing.


  • NVQ level 2 Roof Sheeting & Cladding
  • SMSTS trained
  • IPAF trained
  • Harnes Trained
  • A2cofc Drone License

Philip Smith MIoR, PLS Surveys Ltd

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Phone : 07737 875 199