Based in Caerphilly, Drone Evolution is focused on bringing benefit through the use of drone technology for both people and organisations. We're clear that using drones can increase safety in the workplace in many situations as well as saving time and money.

Founded in early 2018, Drone Evolution was set up by Clayton Earney (Operations Director), Toby Townrow (Communications Director) and John Young (Technical Director). Together they have amassed years of experience in both the flying of drones and the provisions of services for both corporate and independent clients. The team have recently recruited 4 new members by adding Sophie and Jo to run things in the office, with Matt and Phil undertaking flying duties across the UK. 

With the backing of the Angels Invest Wales Fund and the Development Bank of Wales, Drone Evolution officially began operations on the 1st of November 2018. Development of new products and the provision of drone services and consultancy means that Drone Evolution is uniquely placed to support a huge range of sectors and organisations.

Meet the Team

Clayton Earney

Toby Townrow

John Young

Sophie Cleeves

Matt Popple

Phil Smith

Jo Newhams


02920 807600


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Find us at:

Unit 8, Western Industrial Estate, Caerphilly CF83 1BE
United Kingdom

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