Surrey County Archaeological Unit

SCAU provides high quality, competitively priced, archaeological services. The Unit's highly skilled staff bring a wealth of experience to integrating the archaeological work for your project seamlessly into the development process.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Nowal Shaikhley, Archaeological Operations Manager
01483 518 779
Offices and contacts
Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6ND
01483 518 779
Additional contacts: 

Nowal Shaikhley, Archaeological Operations Manager
Commercial Services
Tel: 01483 518 779
Email: nowal.shaikhley [at]

Rob Poulton, Senior Archaeological Advisor
Tel: 01483 518 777
Email: rpoulton [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.
South East (inc. London, Isle of Wight)
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
measured and topographical survey
watching briefs

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

0118 966 2841
admin [at]