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An independent heritage consultancy working for commercial developers and other clients throughout the United Kingdom. Prospect Archaeology has a wealth of experience in all periods of the past, from the truly ancient through to the 20th century and covering both above and below ground heritage.

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Our Services

From an initial phone call through to final planning sign-off and beyond.

The Steps

With any development it's important to know what you are getting yourself in to.

Initial
Appraisal

Achieve Planning Permission

Begin
Fieldwork

Results

Latest News

Kirkstall Forge Leeds

Now, I am the last to write the history of the women of Kirkstall Forge out of any story. It was, after all, Betty Beecroft who was the driving force

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New Thoughts on Roman Horncastle

Naomi Field will be giving a talk titled ‘New Thoughts on Roman Horncastle’ at Horncastle Civic Society on Wednesday 30th October 2013. The talk will

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Prehistoric Silsden

Following the completion of fieldwork on this Barratt and David Wilson Homes site in Silsden we are delighted to be able to share the results.  A

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Think Act Report

After a rather long silence we’re back with news of our support for a government campaign to improve gender equality in business.  As a largely

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Featured Projects


Terrys Of York Chocolate Factory

Grantside Development’s bold plan to redevelop the former world famous chocolate factory in York into a residential-led mixed use development required Prospect Archaeology to undertake a large programme of building recording and archaeological investigation. This has lead to the formation of a Heritage Management Plan (HMP) submitted as part of the planning application. An HMP is a document detailing the management of multiple heritage assets on a single site and is encouraged and approved by English Heritage.

Other Mixed Use and Retail

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Belfast Victoria Square

This iconic redevelopment of central Belfast by Multi Developments of The Netherlands comprised a £400m shopping centre (one of the largest projects ever undertaken in Northern Ireland) built over an historic dockyard.  Prospect Archaeology were involved throughout, managing teams of archaeologists and liaising with the demolition and substructure contractors through the complex programme and tight site conditions.

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