|10 Pine Point Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667
About Slade Associates
Truro resident, Wilfred “Red” Slade began his land surveying career while still a teller at Seamen’s Savings Bank in Provincetown in the mid 1930s. Between 1948 and 1962 he worked as chief of survey party for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Highway. Included in his assignments was the laying out of the base line for the new Route 6. In 1962 he went into private practice, opening a modest surveying firm in Wellfleet.
Between 1965 and 1969 he was joined in the summers by twin brothers, Dick and Chet Lay who had strong family ties to Wellfleet that went back many generations. Upon graduation from college in 1970, they both had decided that surveying was a pleasant way to make a living and so settled in Wellfleet with their new wives. With their love of the outdoors and for the Cape’s natural beauty, it was a decision that time has only reinforced.
Slade Associates, Inc. has evolved into a modern surveying firm with
a fully networked computer system, Computer-Aided Drafting and
Design (CADD)—which allows plans to be sent to clients electronically—and with total station theodolites with electronic distance measuring units. Slade Associates,
Inc. covers all aspects of land surveying, including boundary surveys,
surveys for the Land Court, condominium conversion plans, certified plot
plans, subdivision plans, control surveys for photogrammetry, topographic
surveys, leveling, land planning, wetlands permitting, flood plain certificates
and archival research at the Barnstable County Registry of Deeds and Probate.
Please call, write, fax or e-mail us with your project and we will submit to you a written quotation of costs.
We are located at the corner of Route 6 and Pine Point Road in Wellfleet.
Chester N. Lay, R.L.S.
Chet graduated cum laude from Boston University in 1970 with a degree in philosophy. He has worked full time since then as a land surveyor, becoming registered in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine in 1977. He is a member (and past president of the Cape Cod chapter) of the Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers and is a member of the American Congress of Surveying and Mapping. He has also been on the Board of Trustees of The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank (www.capecodfive.com) since 1980.
He lives in Brewster with his wife Marion. They have two daughters, Hilary and Gillian.
Richard F. Lay, R.L.S.
Dick graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1970 with a B.S. in civil engineering. He has worked full time since then as a land surveyor, becoming registered in Massachusetts (1975), New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. He is a member (and past treasurer of the Cape Cod chapter) of the Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers and is a member of the American Congress of Surveying and Mapping.
He lives in Wellfleet with his wife Jean. They have two children, Richard and Elizabeth.
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