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Headland Archaeology is excited to announce that it has joined forces with RSK Group Ltd, the UK’s leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business. The acquisition was formally agreed on 8 March 2019. The acquisition comes when the archaeology and heritage sector has never been...

Headland is pleased to announce the recent appointment of James McCaffery in the role of Learning & Development/Training Coordinator. As we expand we have taken this, initially part-time, position and turned it into a full time role. This a part of our plan to grow...

From October 2013 to March 2016 Headland Archaeology undertook archaeological work at the site of the A96 Park and Choose Scheme, Walton Road, Dyce, Aberdeen; this work was commissioned and funded by Aberdeen City Council in response to a planning condition. Prior to the excavation,...

Since its inception in 2015 the Headland Geophysics department, based in the Headland North office in Leeds, has been on an upward trajectory and is showing no sign of slowing down as we head towards 2019. We have recently secured contracts for four major infrastructure...

GREAT NEWS! The draft accounts are in for 2017-18 and we are pleased to announce Headland’s annual discretionary bonus. For all eligible staff this will amount to approximately 5.5% of annual earnings. The board has always been keen on the concept of profit-sharing and we hope...

Every year we try to generate a bit of energy around the CIfA (Chartered Institute for Archaeologists) Yearbook back page and most years we open it up as a competition to the staff with the lure of a big money prize. This year we wanted...

Headland’s new Modular Training scheme was nominated for the 2018 Training Award administered by the Archaeology Training Forum (ATF). We are very pleased to announce that we were ‘Highly Commended’ coming in second place behind Historic England’s Specialist Workplace Learning Programme. We thought we’d celebrate our...

In this latest installment in 'From the Field' we are going into our Edinburgh office and speaking to Kirsty, one of our Project Managers who has worked in archaeology for over 15 years. In this piece Kirsty discusses her position as well as providing advice...

Choosing the right location for building your home has always been a key factor in the history of human settlement. This is as true now today as it was thousands of years ago although what we find desirable in a location has changed (being close...