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Why Smartscan Locators Shellharbour?

Smartscan locators are an industry leading, innovative company in Shellharbour that combines cutting edge technology with over 140 combined years experience, to assist with your subsurface investigations.

With our vast range of niche services:

Certified Team

DBYD CLO and NULCA affiliated team

operate daily

Smartscan Locators accept bookings 24hrs a day, 7 days a week


We can typically service most requests with a couple of days notice, however we understand with industry constraints that bookings can be ad hoc. We are also pleased to offer an emergency callout service to ensure you are never left unsure on site. Enquire via email.

Smartscan Locators underground utility locating

Underground Utility Locating Shellharbour

Smartscan offer specialised Underground Utility Locating in Shellharbour for commercial, industrial and residential projects. Our Shellharbour based team employs advanced technology to precisely identify underground utilities.

Smartscan Locators GPR Survey

GPR Survey Shellharbour

Whether you require commercial, industrial or residential locating, Smartscan offers Ground Penetrating Radar or GPR Surveys in Shellharbour. This scanning technique allows Smartscan Shellharbour to efficiently and accurately locate submerged utilities

Smartscan Locators concrete scanning

Concrete Scanning & Coring Shellharbour

Smartscan offer Concrete Scanning in Shellharbour, to map the concrete’s internal structure, including any reinforcing steel, post-tension cables, utilities, and objects within it. Smartscan also offers Concrete Coring in Shellharbour.

Smartscan Locators reporting and mapping

Utility Mapping & Reporting Shellharbour

Smartscan Shellharbour offers a vast range of reporting options to suit all different sizes, from small backyards, all the way to Tier 1 projects. Our experienced professionals can advise you on the best reporting options for your project.

Smartscan Locators non destructive digging

Non Destructive Digging Shellharbour

Smartscan offers Non Destructive Digging in Shellharbour. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, allowing us to halve the time required to do tasks such as trenching, cleaning, and drill mud removal. 



Smartscan has many remediation solutions to ensure that your site is reinstated above and beyond standard, keeping you confident that your site will be left looking respectable in the eyes of all stakeholders. 

Smartscan Locators excavation

Excavation Shellharbour

Smartscan offers excavation services in Shellharbour. We focus on delivering precise and safe results. We have a team of experienced operators who are certified by the National Utility Locators Contractors Association and DBYD.


Consultancy & Project Management Shellharbour

At Smartscan, the goal for our consultancy team is to provide a one-stop shop for all your geotechnical and environmental needs.

Why We Service Shellharbour

Shellharbour’s unique combination of coastal beauty and growing industry is what draws us at Smartscan Locators. This exciting mix keeps us engaged and at the forefront of innovative solutions for our clients’ underground utility locating and concrete scanning needs. Whether you’re a homeowner protecting your waterfront property or a business ensuring safe construction in Shellharbour’s developing landscape, our team of experts is here to provide you with the best possible service. We’re proud to be a part of the Shellharbour community and look forward to contributing to your next project.

More About Shellharbour

The Rich History of Shellharbour, NSW: From Coastal Hamlet to Thriving Community

Shellharbour, nestled on the picturesque coastline south of Sydney, offers a unique blend of natural beauty and historical depth. Initially inhabited by the Dharawal people, the area evolved from a quaint coastal village into a vibrant community. At Smartscan Locators, we are committed to preserving Shellharbour’s heritage through advanced locating services that ensure new developments respect and enhance the historical and environmental value of the area.

Indigenous Heritage and Early European Settlement

Shellharbour’s history begins with its original inhabitants, the Dharawal people, who lived in harmony with the land and sea. With the European settlement in the 19th century, Shellharbour transformed into a port for shipping cedar and other goods. Smartscan Locators helps to uncover and protect the layers of this rich history, ensuring that development projects are sensitive to the cultural and archaeological significance of the land.

Growth Through Agriculture and Commerce

As the town developed, agriculture and commerce expanded along the coastline. The construction of the harbour in the 1850s further boosted Shellharbour’s economy, facilitating trade and attracting settlers. In modern times, Smartscan Locators provides the groundwork for safe construction and development by mapping underground utilities and potential archaeological sites, ensuring that Shellharbour’s growth respects its historical roots.

Tourism and Modern Development

In the 20th century, Shellharbour’s stunning beaches and charming character began attracting tourists. The development of infrastructure to support tourism—like accommodations, eateries, and recreational facilities—has been crucial to the local economy. Smartscan Locators contributes to this development by ensuring that the necessary infrastructure is built on a foundation of safety and respect for the environment and historical sites.

Shellharbour Today

Today, Shellharbour is renowned for its vibrant lifestyle, community spirit, and scenic beauty, from the bustling marina to the quiet, leafy streets. It is a place where history and modernity coexist seamlessly. As Shellharbour continues to grow, Smartscan Locators is at the forefront, providing critical scanning and locating services that protect its heritage and support sustainable development.

Our Commitment to Shellharbour’s Future

In every project we undertake in Shellharbour, from residential developments near the historic village to new commercial spaces along the waterfront, Smartscan Locators ensures the protection of what makes the area special. We pride ourselves on facilitating progress that honors the past and enriches the future.

Partner with Us

For those planning to develop in Shellharbour, understanding the historical and environmental context is essential. Smartscan Locators is here to ensure that your projects proceed not only with technical efficacy but also with a deep respect for Shellharbour’s unique history and environment. Contact us to learn how our services can support your development goals while preserving the charm and heritage of Shellharbour.