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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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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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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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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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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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Pineham, Northamptonshire

This very large commercial development adjacent to the M1 motorway, for ProLogis Developments Ltd has been split into several phases over a number of years. The total site covers in excess of 1.6 square km and has been one of the largest archaeological digs by area that we’ve organised. Nansi has been involved in this site since 1998. Her commercial consultancy approach, the site archaeologist’s hard work and of course Pro-Logis’s six-figure funding has added important details to our understanding of Iron Age and Roman settlement in this

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