We provide a full range of independent archaeological services to clients in the north of Scotland and the Isles, from preliminary and confidential advice and pre-purchase site appraisals to detailed Desk-based Assessments, walkover survey, watching brief, evaluation trenching, full area excavation and building recording plus a comprehensive range of in-house and specialist post excavation reporting and academic publication.

Principal Archaeologist Andy Young has gained wide ranging experience of the archaeology across the north of Scotland and Highland region during his four years as Senior Archaeologist and RPH at Highland Archaeology Services and has now returned to independent practice.  During his time at HAS Andy has developed excellent relationships with the Council Archaeologists at the Highland Council, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and Moray Council.  Local authority and government clients further afield have included Bristol City Council, South Gloucestershire Council, North Somerset Council, Bath and North East Somerset Council, Wiltshire Council, Somerset County Council and Historic England – in addition, planning related projects have been completed successfully for clients in Oxfordshire, Worcestershire, Gwent and Devon.

We have worked in partnership with a large number of individual and corporate clients in the past twenty-five years including Vastint Hospitality, Barratt Homes, Blue Cedar Homes, Green Square Group, Cumberland Developments, Linden Homes Western, Weston College, Connolly & Callaghan Limited, Leadbitter, John Bowler Eggs, the UHB NHS Trust, King Sturge LP, Urbis Developments, Eagle Land, JEHU Project Services, Central Networks, Aster Group, Kingerlee Homes, Somer Housing Group, ISG Pearce and many more.