Cotswold Archaeology

We are a major national provider of archaeological and heritage services in the UK. From offices in Andover, Cirencester, Exeter and Milton Keynes, we are able to offer bespoke archaeological and heritage solutions for a diverse range of projects from major infrastructure to small-scale housing and renewable energy projects.

Our outstanding reputation is based on working closely with clients, offering expert and pragmatic advice, and effectively delivering high quality archaeological projects on time and on budget. With extensive experience of both urban and rural projects across the UK, we are able to offer the full range of fieldwork and desk-based investigations and can resource major projects wherever they occur.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Neil Holbrook, Chief Executive
01285 771 022
Offices and contacts
Cirencester Office (Head Office)
Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6BQ
01285 771 022
Andover Office
Stanley House, Walworth Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 5LH
01264 347 630
Exeter Office
Cotswold Archaeology, Unit 53, Basepoint Business Centre, Yeoford Way, Marsh Barton Trading Estate, Exeter, EX2 8LB
01392 826 185
Milton Keynes Office
Unit 8 The IO centre Fingle Drive Stonebridge Milton Keynes MK13 0AT
01908 564660
Additional contacts: 

John Dillon, Deputy Chief Executive
Commercial Services
Tel: 01264 347 634
Email: john.dillon [at]

Tim Haines, Contracts Manager
Cirencester Office Enquiries
Tel: 01285 771 022
Email: tim.haines [at]

Richard Greatorex, Principal Fieldwork Manager
Andover Office Enquiries
Tel: 01264 347 633
Email: richard.greatorex [at]

Robert Sutton, Head of Milton Keynes Office
Milton Keynes Office Enquiries
Tel: 01908 564 660
Email: robert.sutton [at]

Derek Evans, Project Manager
Exeter Office Enquiries
Tel: 01392 826 185 / 07739 478 833
Email: derek.evans [at]

Michael Walsh, Senior Heritage Consultant (Marine)
Marine Archaeology Enquiries
Tel: 01264 347640
Email: michael.walsh [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
Northern Ireland
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
watching briefs

Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
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Whiteknights Road, Earley,
Reading RG6 6DE

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