Our surveyors are either Associates or Members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, which accredits 118,000 professionals. We are subject to the organisation's high standards of quality assurance, which seeks to maintain the highest educational and professional standards and protect clients and consumers.

Our Planners are accredited by the RTPI, the only body in the UK responsible for the professional certification of planners. They lead the way in promoting planning, developing and shaping policy and setting standards for education and professional development.

A number of our Environment and Planning team are members and graduates of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). This is the professional body for everyone working in environment and sustainability. They provide resources and tools, research and knowledge, sharing along with high-quality formal training and qualifications to meet the real world needs of members from their first steps on the career ladder, right to the very top.

CAAV members are agricultural and rural valuers providing professional advice and valuation expertise in rural matters. Areas include tenancy issues, sales and purchase of property, compulsory purchase, conservation, taxation and farming structures.

Within our Geomatics department we have a number of Chartered Geographers and fellows of the Royal Geographic Society. Chartered Geographer (CGeog) is the only internationally recognised professional accreditation for those with competence, experience and professionalism in the use of geographical knowledge, understanding and skills in the workplace.

Amongst our Environment and Planning team we have engineers chartered through the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), the leading royal chartered professional body dedicated to sustainable management of the environment, globally. They aim to build a global community of water and environmental professionals dedicated to working for the public benefit.


UVDB is the utility industry pre-qualification system used by the utilities sector in the UK to manage risk within the supply chain and comply with EU regulations.


This certifies that Dalcour Maclaren are fully qualified as a supplier on Achilles UVDB


Quality Assurance: Dalcour Maclaren is accredited with the following ISO Standards through BSI for the registered activities of professional surveying services to the utilities industries and rural property management

BSI ISO27001

Certificate no IS 679367 is the international standard that describes the requirements for an ISMS (information security management system). ISO 27001 is supported by its code of practice for information security management. Achieving accredited certification to ISO 27001 provides an independent, expert assessment that information security is managed in line with international best practice and business objectives.


Certificate no FS 86268 ISO 9001 is defined as the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.

BSI ISO14001:2015

Certificate No. EMS 522887 Environmental Management is an internationally accepted standard demonstrating that we have put in place an effective environmental management system to meet increasingly high customer expectations of corporate responsibility as well as legal and regulatory requirements.


Certificate No. OHS 562402 Health and Safety is a framework for an occupational health and safety management system. Accreditation helps ensure that we implement the necessary policies, procedures and controls to achieve the best working conditions attainable, and which are aligned to internationally recognised standards of best practice.