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We would like to introduce our new CIfA back cover and some of the thought that went into this years theme. In view of the scale of the infrastructure projects headed our way in 2016-7 the board identified ‘Partnerships’ as one of the key focal points...

by Jürgen van Wessel It’s an exciting time to be an archaeologist in the UK. A new scale of infrastructure project brings some serious challenges to our industry, not least in attracting and supporting quality staff, and managing very significant volumes of archaeological information. At Headland...

Headland Archaeology has been operating for over 20 years and as one of the UK's leading commercial organisations we would like our skills and knowledge to have a positive effect on the industry. Preparing new archaeologists for successful and rewarding careers has helped both our...

We can't quite believe it that it's been 20 years ago since the four original Headlanders, armed with the determination to ‘do archaeology’ differently, set up office in Edinburgh. Over the past 20 years the company has grown from being a ‘four-man-band’ to becoming one of the...

We are extremely proud to have achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification. This international certification recognises that we operate a Quality Management System of the highest standard and that we have the appropriate quality policies, processes and procedures in place. Moreover, the certification recognises our commitment to continuous...

In summer 2015 we had the rare opportunity to excavate St Peter's burial ground in Blackburn. Headland was commissioned by Capita on behalf of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council in advance of the construction of the Freckleton Street Link Road in Blackburn.   St Peter’s burial ground was opened in 1821 and saw...