About ACAD

Paul and David formed ACAD design and surveys with a view to create a successful state of the art company. Leading the way for architectural design and building/land surveys, specializing in 3D scanning.

Previously Paul and David both owned successful companies within the industry. The aim of ACAD is to become the UK’s leading survey and design company, offering a bespoke professional service covering the whole of the UK & Europe. Working alongside a tight knit team of experienced professionals, in all areas of the survey & design industry.

Paul and David’s close friendship and understanding helps ACAD to run, with positive attitude and creates a happy relaxed working environment.

We pride ourselves on perfection, precision and forming close ongoing client relationships.

To discuss your project call us on: 0161 710 2861

Company Directors

Paul Troup

Prior to forming ACAD Design & Surveys Paul ran a successful architectural design and building surveying company, practicing for over 12 years with an extensive client database. Paul is highly regarded in the surveying industry, having worked alongside the top UK professionals throughout his career.
He has gained a wide scope of experience from over 17 years in the industry. Including architectural design, building surveying, 3D scanning, commercial and residential planning work, Revit drawing services, 3D AutoCAD design, topographical surveying, shop fit design, office design, space planning, energy surveys, land registry compliant lease work to name but a few.
He gained specialist knowledge of the surveying and architectural design industry having worked alongside Architects, Councils, Property Management Companies and a wide range of commercial business and clients throughout the UK and Europe.

David Walton

David has a wide scope of experience gained from over 25 years in the property industry. Having begun life as a commercial Agent, he has gained specialist knowledge of business sales and Valuation latterly in the licensed arena working for industry leaders such as Christie & Co, Pinders and JW Lees Brewery.
David soon recognized the emerging influence of the Energy Efficiency market and its increasing requirements and set up DWA Surveyors in 2009 to service clients’ needs in this area. DWA have been at the fore front of the Green Revolution ever since and had the distinct honor of producing the UK’s first ever Green Deal reports on behalf of DECC.



““ACAD Design & Surveys have always delivered high quality efficient projects for Workman. I find their approach to new innovative, highly professional and wholly reliable. Their understanding of timescales and constraints makes working alongside them a pleasure. We continue to recommend their services to our clients.''

Chris Bright  - CAD Manager


“Excellent service, ACAD continue to meet all our requirements, deal with all client's needs and always provided us with a high end service. Their personal approach and willingness to go the extra mile, makes working alongside them a pleasure.

B Keegan



“The team at ACAD provide us with a straight forward and professional service. They always deliver on time and within budget.