a13 thames gateway dbfo
Archaeological evaluation and mitigation works were completed during a major road improvement and construction scheme that impacted significant prehistoric wetland remains in the Thames estuary.
Involved the design and management of a multi-phased programme of geoarchaeological investigations, archaeological trenching and open area excavation in accordance with DBFO contract requirements, Design Manual for Roads and Bridges vol 10 & 11 and Construction Design (Management) Regulations:
routinely reported to the Integrated Project Team and undertook consultations and negotiations with Transport for London and English Heritage on scope of Further Archaeological Works.
developed project documentation, including integrated Quality and Health and Safety Plan, as a means of reducing project risks and improving contract compliance and rate of resolution.
scoped, agreed, delivered and reported on Further Archaeological Works, to secure regulatory compliance and facilitate the construction programme.
Published a landscape model for Holocene environmental and landscape change within the lower Thames floodplain that provides the baseline and methodological template for subsequent and on-going geoarchaeological investigations in the Thames estuary.