West Coast Archaelogical Services
Why Choose Us?
West Coast Archaeological Services provides archaeology services to a wide variety of public sectors, including construction, engineering, utilities and forestry.
West Coast Archaeological Services was established in January 2004 by Steven Birch. WCAS provides contract archaeology services to a wide variety of public sectors, including construction, engineering, utilities and forestry, as well as private individuals and community groups throughout the Highlands & Islands. We are dedicated in keeping archaeological contracts within the Highlands and maintain excellent relationships with our Highlands & Islands based colleagues and with the Highland Council Historic Environment Team. We pride ourselves on our commitment to provide a professional and efficient service at all times, whilst maintaining the highest quality of work at competitive prices.
We have been working on contract, community and research-based archaeological projects for the past 14 years and have a keen interest in research designed survey and excavation fieldwork. Steven has worked on a wide range of archaeological sites and projects while working in Scotland including survey and excavation projects for Forestry Commission Scotland. Steven is co-director of the High Pasture Cave & Environs Project, which ran has a community archaeology project on the island of Skye for eight years, and the Fiskavaig Rock Shelter Excavations, also in Skye, between 2007 and 2010. In 2012, Steven assisted in establishing the Cromarty Mediev
Planning a property development project? Unsure if your site is completely safe? Consult the experts at West Coast Archaeological Services. We provide a range of archaeological services to both commercial and domestic clients at fantastic prices. Our team has an extensive experience in the business and will go above and beyond to ensure your site is ready in all aspects prior to construction work. Whatever may be your requirements, we can fulfil with ease.
Our services include:
1. GPS surveys
2. Proposing mitigation measures
3. Free consultations
4. Records of sites
5. Excavations and much more
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