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Birmingham 5–7 November – Meet the team at Stand 171 We are pleased to be exhibiting at the RenewableUK 2013 event for our fifth year running. The event brings together leading companies from the wind and marine energy industries. Headland's consultancy and contracting teams have been...

The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) opened its doors on the 8th of October. We were delighted to attend the event which was officially opened by The Princess Royal, Edinburgh University's chancellor. Our own Ross Murray who directed the excavations gave a short presentation...

Archaeological works in Aberdeen are in full swing Over the last few weeks a team from Headland Archaeology have been working along the proposed route of the much anticipated new crossing over the River Don in Aberdeen and a nearby Park and Ride on the A96. The...

So what is the new ‘Green Chilli’ advert on the IfA yearbook all about? The brief for this year’s in-house competition for our cheeky back page advert was ‘different’. We’ve used this before but feel it still sums Headland up. With over 20 people providing entries...

Over the last couple of months Headland has been recruiting heavily to fill vacant positions to cover fieldwork across the UK. We currently have over 20 new faces on our team which is really encouraging and a real morale boost. Like everyone we have been running...

The commission to produce a frame surrounding a 12th century tympanum took us a little outside our usual range of projects. The frame was produced by a local oakwright following a brief from us. The frame needed to be sturdy and traditional and we opted...

Headland has recently been awarded a SMAS Worksafe Certificate which demonstrates that our Health and Safety management systems meet the requirements set out in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007. This certificate recognises the hard work put in by Headland Archaeology to prioritise the...

Sunnybrae Cottage in Pitlochry is a rare survival of a type of house that was once very common in the Highlands. The research report investigating its history penned by Headland’s Managing Director and Historic Buildings specialist Tim Holden and architect Bruce Walker has recently been...

Headland Archaeology provided the offshore and onshore archaeological services in connection with the cultural heritage impact assessment for Isle of Lewis Wave Energy Farm and associated transmission works on behalf of Aquamarine Power. This project which will ultimately see the development of a 40MW wave...

Kirsty Dingwall of Headland Archaeology presents a talk on recent analysis of a site in Perthshire During upgrading works to the A9 Loaninghead Junction, a variety of archaeological remains was unexpectedly encountered in the vicinity of Peterhead Enclosure: a cropmark site of probable Iron Age date....