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Sawley Lock O’Callaghan is a professional consultancy with a group of experienced surveyors backed by a friendly and reliable office team. Based in Adelaide, South Australia, our firm provides surveying and associated services throughout the state. It is our aim to provide our clients with a very high standard of professional services. To view our full list of services please click here

Sawley Lock O’Callaghan

Why Sawley Lock O’Callaghan?

Sawley Lock O’Callaghan operates from an office at Prospect in the northern suburbs of Adelaide. We provide professional consulting services in the fields of surveying, property development, spatial Information for Infrastructure projects, and project management.

Our team provides services for projects across the state of South Australia, particularly in the areas of Adelaide and surrounds the Mid-North and Flinders areas, and the Riverland.

We take pride in delivering professionalism and quality personal service. We are very proud of the relationships that we have built with our clients, delivering projects for a diverse range of customers from homeowners and farmers to land developers and real estate professionals. Both local and state government agencies, along with allied professionals such as engineers, architects, planners, and builders, are also a part of our valued clientele.

The origins of our firm can be traced back to 1962 when surveyors Frank Sawley and Bryant Lock formed the firm of Sawley Lock and Associates, and indeed to 1959 when Barry O’Callaghan formed B.T. O’Callaghan and Associates. In more recent years, that firm was the partnership of Barry and his son, Michael, until the merger with Sawley Lock in 2003. The firm gained a reputation in estate development over a lengthy period and was awarded the Urban Development Institute of Australia prize in residential design for the Spring Park Farm Estate in Littlehampton in 1995.

Sawley Lock O’Callaghan continues to professional services for land divisions (both Torrens and Community Title), boundary surveys, site surveys (detail and contour surveys), construction set-out surveys, Lease plans, easement plans, applications under the Roads (Opening and Closing) Act and numerous other surveying and spatial information services.

Sawley Lock and Associates and B.T. O’Callaghan and Associates traded separately until the merger of our firms in 2003 in an endeavour to provide a more diverse range of services to clients. Our firm of Sawley Lock O’Callaghan now lies under principles, Damian Brogden and Max Sayer who have both founded our current legal entity, Sawley Lock Pty Ltd in 2002.  The principles have both been in private practice for 35 years and have wide expertise in all aspects of professional consulting surveying.

Sawley Lock O’Callaghan is a member of Consulting Surveyors South Australia.

Sawley Lock O’Callaghan is a long-established South Australian firm based at Prospect in the inner northern suburbs of Adelaide. The origins of our firm can be traced back over 60 years and we have been providing professional surveying and consulting services in South Australia over that time.

The present team of professional surveyors has a great deal of experience in the industry and in the provision of specialist advice to clients. We successfully assist our clients in regard to land divisions, boundary surveys, site surveys (detail and contour surveys), construction set-out surveys, and many other services including providing advice and solutions for land development and titling projects.

Our experienced team includes licensed surveyors and specialist project managers, and it is our aim to provide our clients with reliable, personal, and professional service, that results in quality solutions and outcomes including value for money. If you engage our team for your project, you can be confident that we will work efficiently and effectively for you.

We are efficient because in our team we have our project managers, administration staff, plan drafters, and professional surveyors all under the one roof. We don’t have to go outside of the firm for the preparation of your plans or for the hiring of field surveyors, because we do it all here at Sawley Lock O’Callaghan.

Our Licensed Surveyors are all educated to a degree level at a minimum, and they undertake to continue professional development programs in accordance with the requirements of both the Surveyors Board of South Australia and the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute.

We fully appreciate that our reputation depends on the provision of quality advice and service to our clients.

Above all, we are consultants, and we will work with you throughout the duration of your project, offering constructive advice from start to finish.

Remember, we are here to help!

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our team

Damian Brogden
Damian Brogden
Director & Licensed Surveyor
Max Sayer
Max Sayer
Director & Licensed Surveyor
Michael Spry
Michael Spry
Finance Manager & Land Division Administration Manager
Danny Giacomelli
Danny Giacomelli
Land Division Administration & WHS Manager
Shaun Turnbull
Shaun Turnbull
Senior Surveyor
Luke Fritsch
Luke Fritsch
Surveyor
Paul Lu
Paul Lu
Surveyor
Thomas Brogden
Thomas Brogden
Survey Technical Officer / Draftsman

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Sawley Lock O’Callaghan’s professional & experienced team is here to help you with all your land division & survey needs in Adelaide & regional South Australia.

Our firm provides surveying and associated services throughout the state. Providing residential & commercial infrastructure surveys.

It is our aim to provide our clients with a very high standard of professional services at an affordable rate.

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Nikki Mendes
Nikki Mendes
19/11/2021
I sent off for about 10 quotes for our particular job and not only did Sawley Lock come in at the best price but their service was fantastic. All enquiries were responded to efficiently, both via Email and over the phone, the service was carried out in a timely and professional manner and I was kept up to date throughout the process and everyone I communicated with was friendly and thorough. Highly recommended!
James R
James R
25/05/2021
Super attentative and friendly service

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