MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology)

MOLA provides independent advice and professional services in archaeology and built heritage. MOLA’s 310 staff operate across the UK, working with clients to discharge planning conditions swiftly and expertly, delivering trusted heritage solutions to the development sector. With 42 years’ experience, we specialise in heritage consultancy, archaeological and built heritage investigation in all settings, and operate a comprehensive range of specialist services. We are an Independent Research Organisation accredited by Research Councils UK, and run major education and public engagement programmes.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Janet Miller, Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Parry, Managing Director for Northampton
0207 410 2200
Offices and contacts
MOLA London
Mortimer Wheeler House, 46 Eagle Wharf Road, London, N1 7ED
Sophie Jackson, Director of Business Development
0207 410 2249
MOLA Northampton
30 Billing Road, Northampton NN1 5DQ
Steve Parry, Director, MOLA Northampton
01604 809 800
MOLA Birmingham
Ground Floor, 1 Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BD
Steve Parry, Director
0121 698 8580
MOLA Basingstoke
Unit 2 Chineham Point, Crockford Lane, Basingstoke RG24 8NA
Stewart Hoad, Senior Project Manager
01256 587 322
Additional contacts: 

Sophie Jackson, Director of Research and Engagement
Tel: 020 7410 2249
Email: sjackson [at]

Chris Thomas, Director
Heritage Consultancy
Tel: 0207 410 2261
Email: cthomas [at]

Nick Bateman, Director
Developer Services
Tel: 0207 410 2261
Email: nbateman [at]

David Bowsher, Director of Research
Research and Education
Tel: 0207 410 2261
Email: dbowsher [at]

Steve Parry, Director, MOLA Northampton
Tel: 01604 825 840
Email: sparry [at]

Suzie Haworth, Director of Development, Communications and Fundraising
Tel.: 0207 410 2219
Email: shaworth [at]

Dawn Jackson, Chief Operating Officer
Tel.: 0207 410 2215
Email: djackson [at]

Stewart Hoad, Senior Project Manager, Basingstoke
Tel.: 01256 587 322
Email: shoad [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.
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
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
collections and archive curation
interpretation and displays
public outreach, participation and events
teaching and training
university-based research
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

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Reading RG6 6DE

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