Based in Oxford, OA South operates nationwide and beyond, with a particular focus on southern England.

Since its beginnings as the Oxfordshire Archaeological Unit in 1973, OA South has offered a comprehensive range of archaeology and heritage services that combine cost-effectiveness with academic excellence.

Our work includes desk-based research and assessments, heritage and planning advice, geophysical survey, building survey, and a full range of excavation strategies, from evaluation to full excavation and watching brief investigations. With about 130 staff, we have a wide range of in-house specialists and dedicated post-excavation staff.

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