was established as a partnership in 2005, as a company following
on from 'Oscon', a similar partnership registered in 1982.
Oscon and NBC were formed to provide independent consultancy services
relating to detailed measurements of physical features on the surface
of the earth. Oscon acted as a consultant to major oil companies
in the offshore oil industry and NBC will act as a consultant to
companies, organisations and individuals with property related subjects
on shore in England and Wales.
providing solutions to client's boundary problems, NBC will conduct
detailed investigations of current and archival material in the
form of deeds, maps, aerial photographs and local byelaws and regulations
relating to property boundaries and rights of way.
NBC is registered with the RICS and uses qualified staff with extensive
experience to conduct the work onsite.
Principal Consultant of NBC is Richard Jackson, who joined the Royal
Navy in 1965 and qualified as a Hydrographic Surveyor. After ten
years in the Royal Navy he was a Senior Lecturer at a technical
training college for two years followed by five years as departmental
and senior company manager with international survey companies.
In 1982, having a total of seventeen years practical experience,
he established Offshore and Hydrographic Survey Consultants (Oscon)
as a consultancy, which operated successfully for a further twenty
is built upon forty years of practical experience in providing solutions
to issues related to large-scale mapping and definitions of boundaries.