Welcome to Oxford Archaeology

Providing development heritage services from Oxford, Cambridge and Lancaster

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The UK's leading independent archaeology and heritage practice since 1973

Oxford Archaeology is one of the largest and longest established independent archaeology and heritage practices in Europe. With over 250 specialist staff, and permanent full-service offices in Oxford, Lancaster and Cambridge, we provide heritage services to both public and private clients. Our projects range from major transport and infrastructure schemes, through local town centre and housing developments to minor alterations to listed buildings and small private developments. Wherever heritage issues arise, Oxford Archaeology is on hand to help.

We are an educational charity, undertaking research for a variety of national and regional bodies, as well as in the course of our commercial work, and publishing the results promptly. We provide exciting opportunities for the public to engage with our work, in the field and in post-excavation activities, and through booklets, exhibitions and open days.

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