Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust

The Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust works to understand and interpret all aspects of the historic environment. Our Field Services team is the leading archaeological practice in mid- and north-east Wales, and one of the longest-established archaeological contractors in Europe. We provide independent, comprehensive, and high quality archaeology and cultural heritage services for a diverse range of clients. The Curatorial team maintains the regional Historic Environment Record, and provides planning advice for developers and local authorities, and heritage management solutions for farmers and landowners. The Education and Outreach team delivers innovative public archaeology, community heritage, education and training programmes.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Paul Belford, Director
01938 553 670
Offices and contacts
41 Broad Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7RR
Bob Silvester, Head of Field Services
01938 552 035
Additional contacts: 

Nigel Jones, Principal Archaeologist
Field services, contracts
Tel: 01938 552 002
Email: nigel [at]

Christopher Martin, Head of Curatorial Services
Tel: 01938 553 670
Email: chrismartin [at]

Abi McCullough, Heritage Management Archaeologist
Agri- and Historic Environment Management advice
Tel: 01938 553 670
Email: abi [at]

Jeff Spencer, Historic Environment Record Officer
HER and Portable Antiquities Scheme enquiries
Tel: 01938 553 670
Email: jeff [at]

Mark Walters, Development Control Officer
Planning advice and monitoring
Tel: 01938 553 670
Email: markwalters [at]

Regions and services
See below for a list of this Registered Organisation's operational regions and services.
Registration period: 
The geographical regions and services listed for this organisation represent work undertaken within the last 3 years. The services listed are either provided in-house or are bought-in - please contact the organisation for further details.
Elsewhere in Europe
North West (inc. Isle of Man)
West Midlands
conservation management plans
design of investigations, procurement of services, contract management and monitoring
EIAs, DBAs, documentary research
provision of commercial historic environment advice to developers, public inquiries
collections and archive curation
interpretation and displays
public outreach, participation and events
teaching and training
analysis of artefacts, industrial residues, environmental material and human remains
building analysis and recording
characterisation and appraisals
field evaluation
geophysical survey
maritime archaeology
measured and topographical survey
object conservation
watching briefs
historic environment advice to/on behalf of national and local government on policy, strategy and development control
maintainance of HERs/NMRs

Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
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Reading, Berkshire RG6 6AB

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