Drones

'Digital twin' of Bradford city centre to be created

12/04/2021

A new project to virtually ‘clone’ Bradford city centre has been unveiled.

BCP Council to pilot drones in fight against litter

26/03/2021

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council has announced a pilot scheme which will see drone-based technology used to tackle the issue of litter.

Making the case for drones in a post-Grenfell landscape

03/08/2020

Rebecca Jones explains how councils can use drones to survey inaccessible properties, such as high-rise towers.

Local government must look to the skies

12/06/2020

Gary Cutts outlines the three key steps that councils must take to fully embrace new airborne services.

Will local authorities become airspace planners?

28/01/2020

Chris Gee explains what councils need to consider when creating a drones policy.

Drones in local government – getting it right

21/01/2020

Chris Gee explains what issues councils need to consider before starting a drone operation in their authority.

Making drones work in local government

14/01/2020

Chris Gee outlines the key findings of recent research into the use of drone technology by local councils.

The use of drones in local government

03/05/2019

Aerial unmanned vehicles – drones – have hit the headlines after reports that councils are using them to inspect dodgy building work. Mark Whitehead looks at the issues involved.

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