A leading UK surveying, drawing management
& engineering provider


Delivering high-quality, timely and cost-effective solutions

Centara is a leading UK surveying and engineering contractor based in northern England. Since 2009, we have been servicing the rail, engineering, construction, utilities and electricity transmission and distribution sectors. Several corporations have recurring contracts, including Balfour Beatty, National Grid and Network Rail. We are a people-powered, responsive contracting company. Since our merger with the RSK group, we have rapidly expanded our market capabilities and intend to grow further. Our electrical engineering division will continue its research into low- and high-voltage connections and our geomatics and service mapping team will deepen its capacity for surveying, mapping and clearance of buried services.

Our high-quality range of services includes specialist ground-penetrating radar, 3D laser scanning, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) services, utility mapping surveys, geomatics substation engineering and computer-aided design. We are focused on delivering the highest quality, timely and cost-effective solutions that meet client expectations and ensure repeat business.


Native expertise

Centara’s in-house drawing management and engineering team has created and refined a range of design and drawing management services for distribution and transmission substation operators in primary and secondary networks. We provide UAV drone and topographical surveys, site engineering, setting out and as-built and measured building surveys. Our highly experienced team crafts suitable and cost-effective solutions, ensuring it delivers within the parameters of Centara’s company values. Team members are compliant with RICS Measured surveys of land, buildings and utilities, 3rd edition. We also work to the PAS 128:2014 standard.

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Centara is part of the RSK group of companies

The RSK group is a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business offering bespoke end-to-end solutions to a variety of sectors. Headquartered in the UK but with an established presence throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, RSK helps organisations around the world achieve their business aspirations in a sustainable and efficient manner.