Oxford Archaeology has a 45-year history of quality, innovation and service

As a multi-disciplinary practice, we cover all aspects of the historic environment, providing everything from archaeological excavations and survey, landscape and buildings studies, complex geospatial data management systems to heritage consultancy services.

Most archaeological work today is carried out in advance of development. Oxford Archaeology is one of the leading service-providers in this field, with thousands of clients who recognise us as experts in excavation and heritage management. As a registered charity with a heritage and education focus, we also care about helping people to discover and enjoy their heritage. We have welcomed many thousands of visitors to our excavation sites on open days and tours, and volunteers have taken part in many of our projects.

OA and the COVID-19 Emergency

Oxford Archaeology is extremely concerned about the COVID-19 Pandemic and its potential impact on our business, our staff and the public we come into contact with. We are keen to play our part in keeping the country safe. As measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic have escalated dramatically, we have been working tirelessly to keep abreast of Government guidance and ensure that our staff, clients, consultants, suppliers, volunteers and community contacts are kept informed of the rapidly changing situation. Click here to read more about our response and to download our Safe Working Statement.

Our vision

Our vision is to be at the forefront of advancing knowledge about the past and working in partnership with others for the public benefit. Click here to read more about our vision and strategy.

Our work

For news about some of our recent work, download our latest annual review.

To read what people have said about our work, click here.

To find out more about the history of OA, visit our 40th anniversary website or download our special 40th anniversary booklet.

Our gender pay gap

From April 2017, all companies with 250 or more employees have been required to publish their gender pay gap. Click here to view the Gender Pay Gap results to 2020 (report on the 2019 and 2020 results to follow). For more information and to download previous reports, click here.

Our commitment to quality

OA’s Quality Management System has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2015. To find out more about our approach to Quality Management, click here.

Our commitment to health and safety

Health and Safety is at the heart of everything we do – it’s part of our culture and embedded in all aspects of our work. To find out more, click here.

Our commitment to the environment

OA’s Environment Management System has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 14001:2015. To find out more about our approach to Environmental Management, click here.

Our offices

To find out more about each office, click on the logo below.

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