About PCA

One of the largest professional heritage services providers in the UK, Pre-Construct Archaeology (PCA) has been delivering high quality and client focused heritage services since 1993.

Our highly experienced, professional team of heritage specialists pride themselves on understanding our clients’ requirements; a cost-effective service, delivered on time and to budget and to a standard that meets the local or national authority expectations.

Operating from seven regional offices, PCA works across the UK and delivers tailored, accurate and professional advice and services to all our clients.  Our flexible approach allows us to offer a unique package designed to meet the specific requirements of each project.

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Quality Assurance

We are a member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA). The company is an accredited contractor, compliant with CHAS and SMAS.

PCA has been assessed and approved to the quality management system ISO 9001:2015 (QMS certificate no. 14130862) for the provision of heritage services, fieldwork, consultancy, post-excavation and associated services. We work to the specific requirements and standards of national bodies: Historic England, Historic Scotland, CADW and DoE and to those of CIfA.

PCA is committed to ensuring that our activities and procedures operate within a set of robust company policies, which underpin and provide a framework for the way we work and the high standards our clients can expect from us.

Accreditations and Awards

Recent Projects

Our clients cross all sectors, both public and private, ranging from renewables companies, the rail industry and housing developers to local authorities and charitable trusts. Whether you are a private homeowner looking to build a small extension or a large construction company with a contaminated, complex project – we can help.

Staff

PCA has established a considerable reputation for providing its clients with professional heritage services, for not losing sight of commercial realities and for being accountable.

Our Directors and Project Managers ensure that all tasks are completed to the highest standards whilst adhering to all planning requirements. As we are a Registered Organisation (RO) with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA), you can rest assured that we are accountable.

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