University of Leicester Archaeological Services

ULAS is an award-winning commercial archaeological unit based within the School of Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Leicester. The team includes experienced specialists in many different archaeological fields and periods, and we can call upon the expertise of academic staff within the University who have detailed, up-to-date knowledge in a wide range of relevant subjects. Our staff are fully trained in all stages of the planning process and have considerable expertise in recording and interpreting heritage assets. All contract work includes a full consultancy service at no additional cost. ULAS also holds the Investors in People standard.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Richard Buckley, Director
Patrick Clay, Director
0116 252 2848
Offices and contacts
School of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH
Vicki Score, Project Manager
0116 252 2848
Additional contacts: 

Vicki Score, Project Manager
Commercial Services
Tel: 0116 252 2848
Email: ulas [at]

Nick Cooper, Post-excavation Project Manager
Post-excavation specialist assessment / analysis
Tel: 0116 252 2848
Email: ulas [at]

Matthew Beamish, Project Manager
Commercial services / IT
Tel: 0116 252 2848
Email: ulas [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
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
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

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

0118 966 2841
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