Category Archives: News

Vacancy – Community Archaeologist

Are you an archaeologist who enjoys working with volunteers and community groups?  Would you like to help  develop and initiate a wide variety of community archaeology projects?  Do you have a general love of all things archaeological – ranging from the earliest prehistoric period right up to the Cold War? If so, our colleagues at…
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New Year, New Offices…

Archaeological Project Services are delighted to announce that they now have two additional offices, located in Lincoln and Peterborough. In recognition of their expanding client base in North Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire and into Eastern England, they have now opened two convenient city centre offices – one located off the Brayford Wharf in Lincoln, while the…
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Christmas Opening Hours

APS will be open until 12.30pm on Friday 22 December when the office will close for Christmas and New Year.  The office will re-open at 8.00am on Tuesday 02 January 2018. Seasons Greetings!
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Long Barrows Project Update

Work is now well underway on the Lincolnshire Neolithic Long Barrows assessment project. Since the project started earlier this year, we have made an initial assessment of some 40 sites where long barrows are known and mapped from aerial photographs. APS are now carrying out a programme of geophysical surveys to help determine the presence…
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Vacancies – Site Assistants, Supervisors & Project Officer

We are currently looking for Site Assistants, Supervisors and a Project Officer to undertake all aspects of excavation work, supporting a variety of projects across the country. Further information on each of the roles and how to apply can be found on the Job Description summary. The closing date is Thursday 30th November.
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Forthcoming community archaeology projects

Next year is lining up to be a busy year for community projects! We are providing archaeological support for Heritage Lincolnshire’s 'Presenting the Past' programme, one of several heritage themed projects as part of the Isle of Axholme and Hatfield Chase HLF Landscape Partnership Scheme.  The first events to introduce the 18 month project are coming…
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Indulging a passion…

Over the last few months, Paul Cope-Faulkner has been settling into his new role as Project Manager for Archaeological Project Services. With many years working in field archaeology across the country and specialising in the Fenland environment, Paul is extremely well suited to take on day-to-day management of the archaeological team.  He has also recently…
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Surveying Lincolnshire’s Long Barrows

Staff from APS and Heritage Lincolnshire are currently working alongside Historic England on an exciting project examining the Neolithic Long Barrows of Lincolnshire. Long barrows are the earliest built burial places in the English Landscape constructed from earth, wood and stone around 5,000 years ago and some 100 are known in the county. There are…
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Food for thought…

Last weekend saw the Thirty-Second Leeds Symposium on Food History and Traditions take place in York. Over seventy people attended the event which this year was themed around ‘Birds for the Table.’  As several staff within APS have an interest in food history it was an opportunity not to be missed, especially with topics being…
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Learning about archaeology…

During spring this year, APS have been busy in the classroom as well as in the field! A number of our staff including Alex Beeby and Ian Marshman provide courses as part of Lincolnshire County Council’s GROW programme of lifelong learning. Course are free of charge to new learners but must be booked in advance.…
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