Thames Valley Archaeological Services

TVAS provide a full range of archaeological services with each project tailored to meet the needs of all the stakeholders. Established in Reading, we now have regional offices in Brighton and Taunton.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Steve Ford, Director
Joanna Pine, Assistant Director
0118 926 0552
Offices and contacts
TVAS Head Office
47-49 De Beauvoir Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5NR
Steve Ford, Director
0118 926 0552
TVAS (South)
77a Hollingdean Terrace, Brighton, BN1 7HB
Sean Wallis, Office Manager
01273 554 198
TVAS (South West)
Unit 21 Apple Business Centre, Frobisher Way, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6BB
Agata Socha-Paszkiewicz, Office Manager
01823 288 284
TVAS (North Midlands)
2B Stanton Road, Meir, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 6DD
Garreth Davey, Project Officer (North Midlands)
01782 595 648
Additional contacts: 

Steve Ford, Director
Advice on behalf of local planning authorities / Commercial Services
Tel: 0118 926 0552
Email: tvas [at]

Sean Wallis, Regional Manager (South)
Tel: 01273 554 198
Email: south [at]

Agata Socha-Paszkiewicz, Regional Manager (South West)
Tel: 01823 288 284
Email: southwest [at]

Joanna Pine, Assistant Director
Tel: 01782 595 648
Email: northmidlands [at]

Garreth Davey, Project Officer (North Midlands)
Tel: 01782 595 648
Email: northmidlands [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.
East Midlands
East of England
South East (inc. London, Isle of Wight)
South West (inc. Isles of Scilly)
West Midlands
design of investigations, procurement of services, contract management and monitoring
EIAs, DBAs, documentary research
provision of commercial historic environment advice to developers, public inquiries
Education & outreach
interpretation and displays
public outreach, participation and events
teaching and training
Fieldwork / post-fieldwork
analysis of artefacts, industrial residues, environmental material and human remains
building analysis and recording
characterisation and appraisals
field evaluation
geophysical survey
measured and topographical survey
watching briefs

Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
Power Steele Building, Wessex Hall
Whiteknights Road, Earley,
Reading RG6 6DE

0118 966 2841
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