Diary: From Formula One to high-flying property

The glamorous locations. The high-adrenaline thrills. The champagne corks popping. The surveying profession is just like Formula One, when you think about it.

So Elliott Garrett will feel right at home as he leaves F1 behind to provide what is believed to be the UK property industry’s first in-house drone service, for Paragon.

After nine years travelling the world planning Grands Prix infrastructure and conducting precision GPS surveys of racing circuits, Garrett will now bring his drone expertise to the company’s projects.