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 thisRead more
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.
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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.Read more
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.Read more