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UK HERITAGE LEGISLATION SET TO MAKE WAVES

Headland Archaeology – one of the UK’s biggest archaeology companies – is warning that tough legislation for the designation and protection of UK heritage on land and at sea, will increasingly impact on the renewables sector as more projects arise.

Areas of historic importance are protected by the law and extend to offshore areas of 200NM (nautical miles). The new marine bill, which is set to be introduced later this year, will also provide clear measures to conserve the natural and historic marine environment.

Unless renewable companies are aware of these issues and prepare for the impact their schemes may have on heritage, they can be left with long delays, hefty costs and added risks to the overall project.

Tim Holden, managing director of Headland Archaeology, said: “Protection of our cultural heritage is important and developers are legally obligated to follow strict guidelines. It is essential to understand that archaeology is all around us in remote uplands and lowlands, our towns and cities as well as at sea.

“Headland can identify areas of sensitivity, what is of historic importance progressing to excavation, only if required. Cultivation of land over time and rising sea levels make identification increasingly difficult but if companies plan ahead and have the expertise on hand, they can ensure projects progress on time and on budget as well as keep their green credentials intact.

“Even a simple sonar survey, a requirement by any company looking to develop at sea, can be used by Headland to pinpoint areas of concern.”

Undiscovered items that are hidden under the surface include monuments, remnants of our industrial heritage, human remains and lithics to name but a few, all conveying stories of the lives of our ancestors. Shoreline and marine regions contain high concentrations of archaeology, including ship wrecks and military remains.

Headland’s success lies in its ability to deliver high quality archaeological work within a high pressure construction environment where delay and uncertainty are the biggest risk to developers. Windfarm projects the company has been involved with include Clyde Windfarm, South Lanarkshire; Camster Windfarm, Caithness and Kish and Bray Banks, Offshore Windfarm, Irish Sea.

Tim continues: “Our expertise enables us to evaluate what should and shouldn’t be done in order to preserve these important remains while being focussed on delivering agreed objectives and meeting deadlines for clients.

“Some of the infrastructure projects we have handled, in the UK and Ireland, have required the group to mobilise large teams in a matter of weeks. Projects are logistically complex and academically challenging, the fieldwork requires management skills comparable with any major engineering project.”

Formed in 1996 in a former lemonade factory in Edinburgh, the group has grown to become one of the biggest archaeological companies in the UK. Flagship projects in Scotland have included the M80 and M74, Edinburgh Trams, Forth crossing at Kincardine and the Scottish Parliament.

Fieldwork, radiocarbon dating, specialist analysis and detailed evidential reports are all in a day’s work for Headland.

Email: kirsty.irons@beattiegroup.com


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