Quaternary Scientific (Quest)

Quest is a well-established commercial enterprise within the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science (SAGES) at the University of Reading. We provide an expert Archaeological and Environmental Science service to archaeological units, environmental consultancies and government organisations.

Over the last 20 years, members of Quest have been involved in a wide range of urban and rural projects, both in the UK and abroad. Our well-qualified, longstanding team, has a wealth of experience in the field of pre-development investigation and can manage your project from initial set up and design, right through to publication.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Dr Rob Batchelor, Director
Dr Daniel Young MSc, Project Manager
0118 378 7978
Offices and contacts
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 227, Reading, RG6 6AB
0118 378 8941
Additional contacts: 

Dr Rob Batchelor, Director
Commercial Services / Archaeological Science
Tel: 0118 378 8941
Email: c.r.batchelor [at] reading.ac.uk

Dr Daniel Young MSc, Project Manager
Archaeological Science
Tel: 0118 378 7978
Email: d.s.young [at] reading.ac.uk

Dr Nathalie Marini, Project Manager
Environmental Science
Tel: 0118 378 8945
Email: n.a.marini [at] reading.ac.uk

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.
Channel Islands
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
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
public outreach, participation and events
teaching and training
university-based research
Fieldwork / post-fieldwork
analysis of artefacts, industrial residues, environmental material and human remains
measured and topographical survey

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Power Steele Building, Wessex Hall
Whiteknights Road, Earley,
Reading RG6 6DE

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