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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

Out with the old and in with the new!

That sounds a little harsh as we’re actually very sad to announce that Sam Makings, our office manager who has been with us forever, has recently

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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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18th Century Timber Waggonway

We’ve just published an article on the timber waggonway excavated by Pre-Construct Archaeology Ltd on behalf of Quays Hotels Ltd and Marshalls

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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


Kirkstall Forge, Leeds

Kirkstall Forge is one of Yorkshire’s largest mixed-use schemes. Planning permission has been granted for a £300m+ regeneration project adjacent to the historic Kirkstall Abbey. The scheme will deliver a new village including a new rail station on this 56 acre brownfield site. Prospect Archaeology has been working closely with the developer for the site, Commercial Estates Group (CEG), to undertake and report on the archaeological investigations as part of the planning application.

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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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