Cotswold Archaeology

We are a major national provider of archaeological and heritage services in the UK. From offices in Cirencester, Andover and Milton Keynes, we are able to offer bespoke archaeological and heritage solutions for a diverse range of projects from major infrastructure to small-scale housing and renewable energy projects.

Our outstanding reputation is based on working closely with clients, offering expert and pragmatic advice, and effectively delivering high quality archaeological projects on time and on budget. With extensive experience of both urban and rural projects across the UK, we are able to offer the full range of fieldwork and desk-based investigations and can resource major projects wherever they occur.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Neil Holbrook, Chief Executive
01285 771 022
Offices and contacts
Andover office
Stanley House, Walworth Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 5LH
John Dillon, Principal and Head of Andover Office
01264 347 634
Cirencester office
Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6BQ
Tim Haines, Contracts Manager
01285 771022
Exeter office
Unit 53, Basepoint business Centre, Yeoford Way, Exeter, EX2 8LB
Laurie Coleman, Principal Fieldwork Manager & Head of Exeter Office
01392 826 185 / 07793 085 202
Milton Keynes office
41 Burners Lane South, Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes, MK11 3HA
Robert Sutton, Head of Milton Keynes Office
01908 564660
Additional contacts: 

John Dillon, Principal
Marine Archaeology
Tel: 01264 347 634
Email: john.dillon [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
Elsewhere in the World
East Midlands
East of England
North East
North West (inc. Isle of Man)
South East (inc. London, Isle of Wight)
South West (inc. Isles of Scilly)
West Midlands
Yorkshire and the Humber
Northern Ireland
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
university-based research
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

Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
Miller Building, University of Reading
Reading, Berkshire RG6 6AB

0118 378 6446
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