Tag Archives: archaeological services

The historic environment – choosing a good consultant (part 1)

Archaeological services - how to select them

There are a number of important points that a developer should consider with regard to commissioning archaeology and heritage consultants. Helen Martin-Bacon, of Commercial Archaeology in this first part of a two part article, guides clients through some of the pitfalls and demonstrates what to look out for… Qualities you should expect – part one […]

How an archaeological watching brief can become expensive for a developer

Archaeological watching brief by Commercial Archaeology

Complex and significant archaeology can cause significant delays on site An archaeological watching brief can become a very expensive and time costly requirement for the developer. The Written Schemes of Investigation (WSIs) for watching briefs all contain a section which states that in the event of archaeological remains being uncovered which cannot be dealt with under the watching […]