About Us

Nilsson, Noel & Holmes
(Surveyors) Pty Ltd

Established in 1978 Nilsson Noel and Holmes (Surveyors) Pty Ltd has vast experience in land development consulting. With offices in Cranbourne and Cowes we service the greater metropolitan area of Melbourne and rural Victoria on all matters relating to measurement and land development.

“We specialise in providing exceptional quality land surveying services to a broad range of clients.”

Our team of Licenced Surveyors and Town Planners work closely with architects, developers, engineers, builders, councils, referral authorities and the general public. We are members of the Association of Consulting Surveyors Victoria.

If you are looking for an established, reputable land surveying company that can provide a range of surveying services, in a high-quality and affordable manner, then look no further than Nilsson Noel and Holmes (Surveyors) Pty Ltd.

David Neville


David’s Surveying career began in 1973 and he joined Nilsson Noel and Holmes in 1988. He subsequently became a company director and swapped driving the 4WD for driving a desk – advising clients, corresponding with Councils, servicing authorities and associated professions. David takes personal job satisfaction in understanding client requirements and achieving them in the shortest time frame possible with the most economical outcome. His considerable experience in the land development industry is invaluable for the first time client and relied upon for our many happy repeat customers.

Grant Napper

Licensed Surveyor/Director

Grant’s Land Surveying career began in 2005 in Gippsland specialising in rural cadastral surveys and undertaking a broad range of engineering and monitoring surveys around the Latrobe Valley. A move to Melbourne resulted in years of experience undertaking and overseeing surveys for residential subdivisions in Melbourne’s urban growth areas. Grant is a Licensed Surveyor and joined Nilsson Noel and Holmes in 2015 before subsequently becoming a director of the company.

Stephen Joy

Former Subdivisions Officer

Stephen joined Nilsson Noel and Holmes in 2016 after 42 years working in local government at the former Shire of Hastings and Mornington Peninsula Shire Council. The 2013 ACSV Subdivision Officer of the year, Stephen has vast experience and knowledge surrounding the subdivision and development approval process and is the critical link between our clients and the referral authorities and councils.

Linda Sahhar

Town Planner

Linda commenced with Nilsson, Noel & Holmes in 1986 and is the principal Town Planner. She has a strong knowledge of the complex planning controls and extensive growth area Precinct Structure Plan experience, reinforced by a reliable network of professional sub-consultants in numerous fields. Linda takes pride in building strong relationships with clients to guide them through the multi-faceted requirements of the planning process.

Our Suite of Services:

Site Analysis
Town Planning
Engineering Surveys