Archaeological Research Services Ltd

Archaeological Research Services Ltd is an experienced commercial practice providing a full range of archaeological and historic buildings services throughout the UK. Our services cover all aspects of archaeological work in the areas of commercial archaeology, commissioned research, the curatorial sector, higher education and interpretation and outreach. We specialise in the design and production of interpretive materials, and archaeological reconstructions. We also have a range of in-house specialist services including geophyisical survey and human bone analysis.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Robin Holgate, General Manager
01629 814 540
Offices and contacts
Bakewell Office
Archaeological Research Services Ltd, Angel House, Portland Square, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1HB
01629 814540
Tyneside Office
Archaeological Research Services Ltd, The Eco Centre, Windmill Way, Tyne and Wear, NE31 1SR
0191 4775111
Bristol Office
Aztec Centre, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol, BS32 4TD
01454 203740
Manchester Office
Archaeological Research Services Ltd, Dunham House, Cross Street, Sale, Manchester, M33 7HH
0161 9762544
Sheffield Office
Archaeological Research Services Ltd, Aizlewood’s Mill, Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG
0114 2750140
Additional contacts: 

Robin Holgate, General Manager
Commercial Services Enquiries
Tel: 01629 814 540
Email: robin [at]

Jill Smith, Business Administrator
General Enquiries
Tel: 01629 814 540
Email: enquiries [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 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
EIAs, DBAs, documentary research
provision of commercial historic environment advice to developers, public inquiries
Education & outreach
interpretation and displays
public outreach, participation and events
teaching and training
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
Power Steele Building, Wessex Hall
Whiteknights Road, Earley,
Reading RG6 6DE

0118 966 2841
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