A group of truly passionate individuals that look to develop innovative solutions to complex problems that deliver beyond our clients expectations. Our highly qualified and talented team have previously developed and continue to manage renowned aerial surveillance and photographic business, a pipeline software division and an environmental consultancy. The Scan Station is the specialist Survey, UAV, photogrammetry and a terrestrial LiDAR service.


Our services are linked to a core vision to provide solutions through a fusion of innovative technologies, proven techniques and bespoke development to ensure superb customer satisfaction.


We are linked to the RSK Group which also provides access to over 1500 highly skilled and experienced environmental and geotechnical scientists and engineers.

James Maxwell
Managing Director

James was one of the first fully qualified commercial UAV pilots in the UK and ran his own successful survey business before joining us. James has completed many complex UAV / HDS surveying projects in challenging environments with many focused on the oil and Gas industry in Iraq and the middle east..

Adam Gallacher
Sales Director

Adam is a problem solver in the truest sense of the phrase and works closely with clients to build relationships, understand objectives and provide innovative solutions. A quick thinker that first looks to understand your core goals and objectives. 

Jack Glauser
Technical Director

Jack specializes in HDS surveying, photogrammetry and advanced data processing techniques that combine the technologies. Jacks surveying background, love for technology and history working for companies including Leica Geosystems have ensured that he's at the forefront of the industry. 

Mike Mason

Mike is our teams foundation and provides us with the solid, well grounded base from which we can shoot for the stars without missing the mark. Mike is a Surveyor & Developer who combines his many skills to develop software based solutions. 

Dr Alan Ryder

Alan has extensive experience of the oil, gas and nuclear power industries, having worked and built up strong relationships in these sectors. Alan is the founder and CEO of RSK Group Plc, Europe's largest privately owned environmental consultancy.