Exeter team is moving to a new office!

Wednesday 17 October 2018 was a red-letter day for our Exeter team. After much searching we have finally moved into new larger premises, less than 5 minutes from our old office! The new office gives us much greater flexibility, space to grow and the ability to deliver a wider range of services. Fortunately we were…
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New Trustees 2018

new trustees at CA

Our charitable status is an important aspect of Cotswold Archaeology, but we can’t be a charity without trustees who are responsible for setting our overall direction and ensuring good corporate governance. Trustees don’t get paid; they perform the role because they believe in us and care about what we are doing. In September we welcomed…
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CA’s Milton Keynes office relocates to bigger premises

a group of people (MK team) standing in the new office

On the morning of Friday 5th January it was all hands on deck as we prepared for the MK office relocation from Kiln Farm to larger premises at Stonebridge (a grand distance of 3 miles). Across the office could be heard panicked cries of “Do we have to label EVERYTHING?!”, “I’ve run out of stickers!”…
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Cotswold Archaeology Nominated for Two Current Archaeology Awards!

Currwnt Archaeology Awards nominee badges

The 2018 Current Archaeology Awards nominations have been announced, and we are fortunate enough to have been nominated for two awards, both in the Research Project of the Year category! Rome’s Homes On The Range: Revealing the Romano-British Countryside This nomination is for our work as partners with the University of Reading on the Roman…
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We are seeking new trustees

CA logo

Cotswold Archaeology is a registered educational charity, and as such it is governed by a Board of Trustees who also serve as Non-Executive Company Directors. We now have up to three vacancies on our Board and would like to hear from people who are interested in being considered as a Trustee.  We are particularly looking…
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CEO becomes President of the Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society

On Saturday 25th March, our Chief Executive Neil Holbrook became Chairman of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society for 2017/18, taking over from out-going president John Loosley. The Society was founded in 1876, has over 800 members and promotes the study of history and archaeology in Bristol and the historic county of Gloucestershire. It publishes an…
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Cotswold Archaeology’s walk for charity

Cotswold Archaeology is delighted to announce that on the 28-30th of July 2017, 20 hardy souls from across our 4 offices will be participating in Trailwalker 2017. Trailwalker is a 100km walk in 30 hours non-stop across the South Downs through day and night to raise money for Oxfam and the Gurka Welfare Trust. Our…
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Cotswold Archaeology Trebles in Size in Four Years

neil holbrook

Despite uncertain market conditions, Cotswold Archaeology is delighted to announce that it has trebled in size in the last four years. Our recently published annual accounts for the financial year April 2015 to March 2016 show that the company now has a turnover of over £9 million and over 175 professional staff who work out…
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COPA: Professional Archaeology for HS2

We are pleased to announce that a new website has been launched today www.coparchaeology.co.uk to showcase the capability of the UK’s largest ever consortium of professional archaeologists. COPA is formed from Cotswold Archaeology; Oxford Archaeology and Pre-Construct Archaeology, three of the largest and most successful archaeological companies in the country. We have a combined annual turnover…
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Cotswold Archaeology is now on the JNAPC – Joint Nautical Archaeology Policy Committee

Our senior marine consultant, Michael Walsh, has just been appointed to the Joint Nautical Archaeology Policy Committee (JNAPC). The JNAPC was formed in 1988 to raise awareness of Britain’s underwater cultural heritage and to encourage government to afford historic underwater sites the same protection as those on land.  Since its inception the JNAPC has successfully…
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CA’s Career Development Programme wins CIFA 2016 Archaeological Training Forum Award

Cotswold Archaeology are delighted to announced that our Career Development Programme won the 2016 Archaeological Training Forum award, presented at this years’ Chartered Institute for Archaeologists conference in Leicester. The current scheme is the culmination of a sustained period of hard work from the staff in involved in the programme, and Ian Barnes and Rosanna…
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Cotswold Archaeology Celebrates Its First Birthday In Exeter

The Exeter office of Cotswold Archaeology celebrated its first birthday in April, and has already begun to make a positive impact on the archaeology of South West England. Office head Laurie Coleman has been joined by fieldwork manager Derek Evans, who transferred from our Milton Keynes office, and the team has more than doubled in…
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