News

Andy Boucher and Luke Craddock-Bennett are speaking at the Hay Festival to launch their book, ‘Death in the Close’, which digs down through 900 years of local history, thanks to recent archaeological discoveries in the grounds of Hereford Cathedral. ‘Death in the Close’ was written following excavations carried...

We have recently welcomed 12 news employees, including a UK expert in Geophysics and a Maritime consultant. Alistair Webb, specialist in geophysical surveys, and maritime heritage consultant Trevor Draeseke have joined the company as we look to expand our teams across our network of offices. Alistair will be working...

As Headland nears the end of a Heritage Lottery-funded major project at Hereford Cathedral exciting new discoveries have come to light. So far one of these has captured the public imagination and was covered in a two-page spread for the February edition of the BBC...

Headland Archaeology is pleased to announce that another planning appeal, with which we have been involved, has been granted.  The proposals, for a 34.2m high wind turbine at New Hartswell Farm, Herodsfoot, Liskeard, Cornwall, initially gave rise to concerns from English Heritage due to the...

If you want to know how commercial archaeology works then Kenneth Aitcheson’s recent history of British Archaeology is a great place to start. The book uses Headland as a case study for a commercial archaeology unit, highlighting two of our projects, The Scottish Parliament and the...

The good news about our Contracting Department (see previous posting) is only half the story. On the consultancy side of the business, we have not only weathered the recession but have positively come out of it with more work on the books, across a wider range...

We are delighted to currently be working on the post excavation and publication of a site within Brenkley Lane Surface Mine, to the north of Newcastle upon Tyne. The excavation of this 4.2 hectare site was undertaken on behalf of Banks Mining in order to...

Having successfully steered through the recession, we are now focussed on planning ahead and adapting to new trends in our market. As part of that, we have selected key sectors and locations within the country for investment. This takes the form of people in key...