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Ferro Scan Ground Penetrating Radar Service Skip to content
Ferro Scan
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Welcome to Ferro Scan - Southern Drilling Group


Hilti PS 1000 FerroscanSpecialist radar detection of pipework, structural supports and concrete faults for specifiers, engineers and architects across the UK. From reinforcement location, concrete scanning and rebar detection; we provide a wide range of ferro scanning services to commercial and industrial clients.

Combining the latest ferro scanning ground penetrating radar system on the market with almost three decades of expertise in specialist diamond and percussive drilling, we offer commercial and industrial engineers and architects across the UK a comprehensive range of pipework, rebar and fault detection services. 

Providing all necessary equipment and an experienced operator on site, we deliver fast, accurate ferro scanning which can report in 2D or fully realised 3D imaging to show you exactly what lies beneath the surface of cured concrete, to a depth of up to 350mm. You are assured to receive the very best in reinforcement location and pipework detection services so you are fully aware of what is below your feet.

Call the specialists today on 01474 822785 to go through your own ferro scanning requirements. We provide a wide range of services encompassing rebar and pipework detection; reinforcement location and concrete scanning. Our team will ensure you get the best ferroscan and hilti scanning services.


Our cost effective and non intrusive ferro scanning services, provided to industrial and commercial clients throughout the UK, includes;

  • The latest Hilti PS1000 X-scan equipment
  • Expert operators to interpret the data
  • Reporting in 2D or 3D graphic form
  • Accurate to a depth of 300-350mm
  • Detects metal and non metal pipework
  • Available fast on your site across the UK
  • Identification of fractures in pre-cast concrete

Ground Penetrating RadarOur team offers almost three decades of expertise in specialist industrial and commercial diamond and percussive drilling. Investing in the latest equipment and training to ensure we can offer the best possible service, we now provide ferro scanning as a stand alone specialist service providing a fast, accurate and cost effective solution to radar detection for a diverse range of engineers, architects and specifiers.

Based in the south east, we provide ferro scanning services to specifiers, engineers and architects working on demolition, refurbishment and engineering projects across the UK, with on site work carried out recently in London, Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Sheffield, Bradford, Liverpool, Edinburgh,

Manchester, Bristol, Fife, Wirral, Medway, Maidstone, Ashford, Gravesend, Bromley, Dartford, Wakefield, Cardiff, Dudley, Wigan, Coventry, Leicester, Sunderland and Nottingham.

You can find full details of our reinforcement detection and ferro scanning services and structural analysis across this website, and we welcome enquiries at any time, experienced members of the team are always on hand to answer questions; contact us at Southern Drilling Ferroscan today to discuss your requirements.