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Nowadays, large-scale archaeological projects for major infrastructure projects are relatively common – think of Thames Tideway Tunnel, and Crossrail, Hinkley Point and Anglesey, Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route and A14, not to mention HS2. However, back in 1998, infrastructure projects were as rare as hens’ teeth...

The Newbridge chariot burial was always going to be a hard act to follow – but let’s talk forestry and upland survey because, in its own way, what we called the ‘forestry contract’ was to play a central role in the early success of the...

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...