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Do you need a CCTV Drainage Survey?

A CCTV drainage survey, also known as a CCTV drain inspection, is when a small drain inspection camera is pushed through a drain, pipe or sewer to locate the root of a blockage or damage in your drainage system. While the camera for the CCTV drain, surveys the area, the findings are recorded and displayed on a monitor.

All of our CCTV drain survey equipment is state of the art and purpose-built for CCTV survey, to give us the best results when producing the video footage and drains survey report. If you are experiencing drainage problems, then a sewer survey or CCTV Drain Survey could be what you need.

CCTV Drainage Survey

Why might you need a CCTV Drain Survey?

  • When buying a new home, a CCTV Drain Survey is one of the most important things to do.
  • Building an extension will need a pre-build survey to find out the state of the drains below the extension.
  • Problems with rats and other rodents, rats can squeeze through a hole the size of a 50p.
  • A CCTV Drain Survey can identify why you have surface flooding into your property.
  • Broken drains or leaking drains can cause subsidence under your property. A CCTV Drain Survey can identify any issues.
  • On-going drain problems can cause smells; waste can start to surface, a CCTV drain survey will help locate this issue.

CCTV Drain Inspection

Drain inspections are the quickest method which provides an accurate, efficient and cost-effective drainage diagnosis. By using CCTV drainage inspections, the drain camera will spot if there is any debris or damage done to the drain. This drainage survey method is the most effective in detecting problems in your drainage system.

A significant benefit is that the whole drainage system will not need an excavation just the part that our CCTV Drain Survey locates. This method provides the swiftest and most precise sourcing of the problem. It also allows the drainage company to resolve the trouble with ease. All of our previous clients highly recommend our expertly trained staff. We offer the best and most extensive drain survey service.


Also, the speed of this method ensures that minimal damage will occur to your drainage system. Using CCTV Drain Survey, we can locate rats and other drain rodents, which allows you to take the proper measures to eliminate the issue once and for all. Rat infestations can cause a numerous amount of problems. It is essential to make sure you identify the problem before it gets worse.

Our CCTV Drain Survey Come With A Video Recording & Written Report of Any Faults Found. Contact Us Now for Your FREE CCTV Drainage Survey Quote.

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Once your drain inspection is complete, we will analyse the findings from the survey. Which will allow us to have an accurate understanding of your drain’s condition.

Due to the high-definition recording, we can precisely locate any cracks or blockages that are responsible for your drainage issue. Once we find the Issue, BDS drainage can offer you our expert drain repairs service to help finalise the problem for good. We want you to have your drain system performing at its best all year round.

Drainage Survey Specialists

Pre-purchase Drain Surveys for homebuyers

A CCTV Drain Survey is a necessary part of purchasing, or selling, a property.

Buying a property, as a landlord or occupier, only to discover underlying drainage problems is a common occurance. Having just forked out a large amount of money for the property, having to pay more to resolve drainage problems is the last thing that you need.

You can avoid these headaches by pre-purchasing a Homebuyers CCTV Drain Survey from BDS Drainage. Our engineers can identify the problems before the purchase is completed, ensuring that you only pay what you are responsible for. The problems with the drains will need to be resolved by the seller, or you can use the findings in your negotiations.

If you need a pre-purchase Home Buyers Drain Survey, call BDS for a FREE Quote today.

Commercial Drain Surveys

Commercial drainage systems are often much larger and more comprehensive than their domestic counterparts. Unfortunately, they also suffer from drainage issues from defective pipes to blockages of varying severity.

BDS Plumbing and Drainage provide full commercial CCTV drain surveys to businesses throughout the UK. Whether your commercial drain problems occur in an office, restaurant, shop or any other business environment, our experts are here to help.

Get in touch with our drainage engineers to obtain a FREE Commercial Drain Survey Quote today!