Welcome to Newscan

Experts in Utility Tracing, Drainage Tracing, Sonde Work & Ground Penetrating Radar

With over 20 years of experience in the specialist field of Utility Surveying and all related work, 15 years with the reputable South West Highways, Spencer Newson has been working independently for the past couple of years building his own business and client base.

Newscan Surveys Services : Utility Surveys, Utility Tracing, Drainage, Tracing Sonde Work and Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) If you require any of these services or anything relating to surveying, please feel free to contact me on the number below to discuss your specific requirements.

  • Utility Tracing | Location | Depth
  • Drainage location
  • CCTV Surveys
  • C.A.T & Genny Training Courses
  • Sewer Sondes drainage
  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
  • Topographical Land Survey
  • Aerial Photography

Cormac Cornwall County Council

Newscan surveys are currently working with Cormac to reduce the risk of damaging underground utilities we have just competed a survey as a test to show the benefits of GPR and Newscans full utility surveys services.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service

2016 saw Newscan Surveys undertake a full utility survey at there head quarters in Exeter to enable them to up grade there facility’s and surrounding car parking areas.

Devon county council

We have been working closely with DCC over a number of years now with many major new roadwork schemes, footway schemes and bridge construction schemes.

Kier Group ltd

To date we have helped Kier Group on numerous sites from redevelopment work in and around the University of St. Mark and St.John and hospital redevelopment work in Derriford, near Plymouth.


Newscan surveys undertook important utility surveys in Plymouth on the A38 at Manadon to allow for widening work on the slip roads joining the A38. Also worked on extensive utility surveys near Liskeard on the A38 to allow new drainage and resurfacing works.

Metropolitan police force

We have worked a numerous sites for the Metropolitan Police force from there main Exeter head quarters down to small multi role facilities in Cornwall and Devon.

Plymouth City council

April 2016 saw Newscan surveys undertake a full utility survey across the lower part of Plymouth’s city Centre to aid in the construction of a new surface water system across town and into Millbay Docks.

Redrow homes

Newscan surveys have been working on a number of new build developments across Devon to enable them to access drainage systems and understand where the existing underground services are located.

Roadform ltd

We have been helping Roadform with a mixture of different sites across Devon and Cornwall from house building schemes to decommissioning Quarries across the southwest.

SWH Roads

Working with SWH as an employee for over 14 years Newscan surveys struck out on there own in 2014 and has helped SWH with various sites covering Devon and Cornwall from road construction, bridge construction, footway construction and Tarmacking schemes.

Tarmac ltd

We have helped Tarmac with their A30 enabling works in Liskeard and Innis Down dual carriageway schemes mostly on night shift.

The donkey Sanctuary Group

2016 saw Newscan surveys complete a full utility survey and drainage CCTV survey for this amazing charity at their Slade donkey sanctuary to enable them to construct a new visitors center and vetenary school. We have just completed full utility surveys at their Manchester and Birmingham and Ivybridge centres.


Newscan Surveys have been helping WBM over several years with utility location to enable their operatives to complete their projects safely and on time. We are currently working along side WBM and Cormac on the new Truro/Treliske Town centre road and footway scheme