CFA awarded Minor Archaeological Services Call-Off Contract for Historic Environment Scotland (HES)

CFA are delighted to have been awarded the Minor Archaeological Services Call-Off Contract for Historic Environment Scotland (HES), providing archaeological services for all of the HES Properties in Care in Scotland. There are over 300 Properties in Care, which consist … Read More »

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Cross Street Manchester

Since October 2014 CFA Archaeology have been intensively working under a large scaffolding tent on Cross Street, one of the busiest streets in the centre of Manchester. Due to the nature of our work; which involved the excavation of nearly … Read More »

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Sumburgh Head Lighthouse

The lighthouse buildings at Sumburgh Head have been authentically restored during a £5.4 million programme, culminating in the creation of a world class visitor attraction that opened in May 2014. The project sensitively restored the Category A Listed Lighthouse Buildings, … Read More »

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gWest International Golf Resort, Gleneagles

The proposed construction of gWest International Golf Resort by Ochil Developments (UK) Ltd, to the north of Blackford village in Perth & Kinross, was the impetus for a programme of archaeological work between 2006 and 2008. The extensive remains of … Read More »

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Greenburn Opencast Coal Site

CFA were retained by Kier Mining to act as consultants and contractors on their Greenburn Opencast Coal Site in Ayrshire. The complex covers a working area of c 9.2 sq km and projected coal extraction figures stand at around 12 … Read More »

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Borders Railway Project

CFA Archaeology Ltd were chosen by ERM Ltd to provide consultancy services to support the application for Royal Assent of the Waverly Railway Bill. This included detailed a walk-over survey of the route, input in to the Environmental Management System … Read More »

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Holyrood North Archaeological Excavations

CFA have recently finished extensive excavations at the site of new university student accommodation just off Holyrood Road in Edinburgh. CFA have been working closely with the contractors Balfour Beatty since May 2013 to ensure important archaeological remains were fully … Read More »

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The Commonwealth Games Athletes Village

The Commonwealth Games Athletes Village, Dalmarnock, Glasgow CFA were retained by City Legacy Ltd to undertake the construction phase archaeological works for the £400 million Commonwealth Games Athletes Village contract. This involved around 6 months of open area excavation which … Read More »

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Glencorse Water Treatment Works

Glencorse Mains, Penicuik – Archaeological Evaluation CFA were retained by ERM on behalf of Scottish Water to provide the Cultural Heritage Chapter for the Edinburgh Drinking Water Project. This is Scottish Water’s largest single investment project with a value of over … Read More »

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GWest International Resort in Perthshire

CFA designed and undertook the archaeological mitigation in advance of the development of the 120 hectare GWest International Resort in Perthshire. An initial trial trenching evaluation was undertaken this required the excavation of 600 trial trenches with a total area … Read More »

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