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In 2009 Headland staff excavated a previously unknown section of the medieval cemetery associated with South Leith Parish Church on Constitution Street in Edinburgh. These works were carried out in advance of the then expected construction of the Edinburgh Tram line to Leith and Newhaven. These...

From 2012 to 2016 Headland conducted archaeological works as a part of the enabling works and construction of the AWPR/B-T. These works included geophysical and topographic surveys, historic building surveys, fieldwalking, environmental coring, evaluations and excavations at multiple sites along the route. The results of...

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...