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ARCHAEOLOGY – Working throughout the UK and Ireland

Headland Archaeology, established in 1996, is a wholly commercial company and one of the largest archaeology firms in Europe supplying services to the UK and Ireland.  We have offices in Edinburgh, Hereford, Bedfordshire and Glasgow.

Although Headland specialises in larger infrastructure and renewables projects, we also offer a comprehensive range of archaeological services, including specialist areas, to a broad spectrum of clients. We know what we are good at and are able to translate this into a client-focussed approach, minimising risk, enabling development, delivering products on time and to budget.

It is possible to balance culture and commerce: we think it is essential





» A rare Saxon butter churn find from Staffordshire rail development

Work in Staffordshire on a large rail improvement scheme has uncovered an unusual find in the form of a lid from a Saxon butter churn. The find was made by our own Dr Emma Tetlow, the senior archaeologist at the site where Network Rail is building a new flyover and 11 bridges to remove the last major bottleneck on the West Coast main line as part of the £250m Stafford Area Improvements Programme.»»

Posted: 25–05–2015


» Headland is expanding again

We are delighted to announce that Headland Archaeology has expanded to open a new office in Leeds. The company has seen substantial growth in the last year, securing £4.5m in new business across our existing office network, and we are seizing the opportunity for further growth by launching a new base in Leeds.»»

Posted: 14–05–2015


» New book sheds light on Hereford’s medieval past

Andy Boucher and Luke Craddock-Bennett are speaking at the Hay Festival to launch their book, ‘Death in the Close’, which digs down through 900 years of local history, thanks to recent archaeological discoveries in the grounds of Hereford Cathedral.»»

Posted: 12–05–2015


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