Our Culture and Core Values

Headland Archaeology is a privately-owned company. It was founded to deliver profitable archaeological work to the highest standard. We are respected within the industry for successfully balancing the cultures of business and heritage, and we lead from the front, encouraging innovation and excellence in all aspects of our work.

Our Core Values

Archaeology – our subject – interesting work done well

Headland contributes to archaeology through a combination of academic strength and a professional, business-like approach. We contribute to the advancement of archaeological knowledge and communicate our results in innovative and accessible ways.

Business – our clients – addressing their needs

We are a business and our clients’ needs come first. However, we believe it’s in our clients’ interests to engage in high quality archaeological work, which minimises delays, creates community engagement and achieves planning consent. Our job is to offer strategic and tactical advice to minimise your archaeological risk, and provide best-practice, imaginative and cost-effective solutions.

Careers – our staff – investing in potential

Headland benefits from employing talented individuals who share the company’s values and vision. We place a strong emphasis on job satisfaction and training within a culture of taking responsibility. With our support, we expect people to take full ownership of their personal development, improving their profile and expertise within the company and the profession. We are keen to acknowledge commitment and achievement and to develop careers based on merit and potential.