Archaeology Wales Limited

Archaeology Wales works across the UK offering independent services to businesses, communities and individuals. The company undertakes consultancy work, fieldwork services, desk-based services, surveys, finds analysis and programs of community engagement. It has three regional offices with dedicated Project Managers in each area to help ensure that all its services are efficiently run and targeted to local needs. AW’s managers and the company’s specialists in pre-application assessment work have a detailed understanding of the local and regional regulatory requirements of the areas in which they operate, while its fieldwork teams have expert knowledge that covers archaeology from the Early Neolithic to the modern period. The company also boasts specialists in geophysical surveying, building recording, environmental processing and the study of finds.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Mark Houliston, Managing Director
01686 440 371
Offices and contacts
Head Office
The Reading Room, Town Hall, Great Oak Street, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6BN
Mark Houliston, Managing Director
01686 440 371
South-East Wales Office
Llanishen, Cardiff
02920 020 136
South-West Wales Office
West Cross, Swansea
01792 344 206
North Wales Office
Corwen, Denbighshire
01490 340 029
Additional contacts: 

Jill Houliston, Finance and Personnel Director
Tel: 01686 440 371
Email: jill [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
North West (inc. Isle of Man)
South West (inc. Isles of Scilly)
West Midlands
Yorkshire and the Humber
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
Education & outreach
interpretation and displays
public outreach, participation and events
Fieldwork / post-fieldwork
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
Power Steele Building, Wessex Hall
Whiteknights Road, Earley,
Reading RG6 6DE

0118 966 2841
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