T: +44 (0) 1423 789 133


We find anything that has been lost, forgotten or hidden with pin-point accuracy. We provide a full project management service to a bespoke level depending on the client requirements and the scope and parameters of the works required.



  • Land Deep-Scan Surveys
  • Sea Deep-Scan Surveys
  • Consultancy & Research
  • Project Management

Our service is typically used by the following:

  • Sovereign States
  • Governments
  • National & Local Authorities
  • Heritage Bodies
  • Departments for Antiquities
  • Salvage Organisiations
  • International Oil & Gas Companies
  • Naval Bodies
  • Naval Authorities
  • International Shipping
  • Land Estate Owners
  • Property Developers and Investors


Examples of our work include:

  • The locating and recovery of national treasures
  • The search and location of wartime shipping and aircraft – ancient, modern and current.
  • The search and location of archaeological sites
  • The search, location and recovery of cargo
  • Mine-sweeping
  • Archaeology land survey pre-development audit


Our team of specialists is made up of the following resources:

  • Historians
  • Specialist Researchers
  • Marine Archaeologists
  • Salvage
  • Security
  • Transport
  • Photojournalism
  • Lawyers – Pinsent Mason
  • Media – BBC
  • Public Relations – Acceleris


Contact Us

  • If your enquiry is of a confidential nature OR you would prefer not to provide a “name” then please use your own term of reference which we can quote back to you when we respond to your enquiry which is normally by telephone in the first instance.



Merlin Burrows Ltd

22 Bower Road
North Yorkshire

Tel: +44 (0) 1423 789 133

Registered in England
Registration No. 09526232