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The Company grew from being a Partnership (established in 1995) to a Limited Company in 2015. The Managing Director - Mr Colin Poat - has some 33 years' experience in marine geo-survey operations and related applied disciplines. Starting offshore professional life as an Marine Engineering Geophysicist in 1988 with the UK-based survey company Wimpol Ltd, Colin became a freelance Consultant in 1995 and has worked on numerous cable (telecom and HVDC & HVAC), pipeline, oil and gas and renewable energy related projects ever since. He has the rare advantage in having cross-over skills as an applied geologist, hydrographic surveyor and as a specialist in marine geotechnics. He has a solid academic background with a BSc. Honours Degree in Applied Geology with Oceanography (First Class) from Plymouth Polytechnic (UK), a Post Graduate Diploma in Hydrographic Surveying from Plymouth Polytechnic and an MSc. (with credit) in Marine Geotechnics from Bangor University, North Wales, UK. He was a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors from 1992 to 2007 and has been a Fellow of the Geological Society since 1991. JNCC accredited Marine Mammal Observer status for Colin Poat was gained in September 2016. He also obtained IOSH HSE accreditation in December 2016.

Company administrative support has been provided by Mrs Sarah Poat since April 2016.

  • The registered Company Office is based in the village of Denbury, approximately 4 miles outside Newton Abbot in Devon, United Kingdom
  • The Company is Registered in England and Wales under the Company No. 9522702











Location of CP Geo-Services Ltd, Denbury, TQ12 6DZ, United Kingdom










Denbury Village, 4 miles from Newton Abbot

(View westwards towards Denbury Down - Devonian Period Spilite cap over Norden Slate and Limestone)












View northwards from the north west flank of Denbury Down towards the high ground of Dartmoor (Granite) in the far distance



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