Cambridge Archaeological Unit

Contracting archaeological unit.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Christopher Evans, Executive Director
Alison Dickens, Archaeological Manager
01223 327 802
Offices and contacts
Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ
David Gibson, Archaeological Manager
01223 327 802
Additional contacts: 

David Gibson, Archaeological Manager
Commercial enquiries
Tel.: 01223 327 802
Email: dg200 [at]

Samantha Smith, Administrator
Vacancy enquiries
Tel.: 01223 327 802
Email: cauadmin [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
South East (inc. London, Isle of Wight)
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
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
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
admin [at]