Red River Archaeology


Behind the business with Red River Archaeology

Archaeology is a growing and rapidly expanding service area, with revenue in excess of £400 million in 2020 and this figure is set to rise again in 2021. For many, archaeology is just another planning condition hurdle to overcome. That’s why Red River Archaeology Ltd takes pride in discharging such conditions quickly and with the minimum of disruption. We manage risk and deliver quality.

Red River Archaeology Ltd provides commercial archaeological services to the UK development and heritage market, with their track record being one of professionalism, efficiency, and customer satisfaction. We use experience, commercial awareness, and dedicated staff to meet our clients archaeological and heritage needs.

Red River Archaeology has extensive experience of supplying archaeological services to a wide range of clients working in a large number of sectors. We operate in and on behalf of a diverse range of sectors, ranging from renewables, infrastructure (road and rail), energy, water, housing to commercial and everything in between. We combine an in-depth understanding of archaeology with practical experience of major construction projects.

Red River Archaeology operate from four main UK bases – Cardiff, Durham, Edinburgh and Worcester- allowing us to give a full nationwide coverage, so we’re always on hand to devise a solution for achieving our clients goal. We provide tailored solutions for every project and our expertise ensures that archaeological risks are identified from the outset and subsequently managed for successful delivery of projects.

Craig Huddart, Head of Business Development in the UK adds

“Billions of Pounds is due to be invested in the north of England in the coming years, as part of the ‘Levelling Up Plan’ and a lot of that work will require the input of archaeological and heritage practitioners. With our new office in County Durham, Red River Archaeology are perfectly placed to deliver large scale pieces of work in a variety of sectors. We work with our clients from the outset, helping to devise mitigation programmes, providing a cost-effective and tailored solution, while expertly guiding our clients through the planning process, helping to achieve their ultimate goal – the discharge of their planning condition”

We are a trusted archaeological contractor, accredited by The Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, The Considerate Constructure Scheme, CHAS, The Supply Chain Sustainability School and FAME. We are CITATION approved and we are a signatory of the Real Living Wage pledge.

Red River is a commercial archaeology organisation, providing archaeological and heritage services to the UK market.

For more info, please contact Craig Huddart -, check out the website and you can also follow Red River Archaeology on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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