MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology)

MOLA provides independent advice and professional services in archaeology and built heritage. MOLA’s 340 staff operate across the UK, working with clients to discharge planning conditions swiftly and expertly, delivering trusted heritage solutions to the development sector. With 42 years’ experience, we specialise in heritage consultancy, archaeological and built heritage investigation in all settings, and operate a comprehensive range of specialist services. We are an Independent Research Organisation accredited by Research Councils UK, and run major education and public engagement programmes.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Steve Parry
David Bowsher
Nick Bateman
0207 410 2200
Offices and contacts
MOLA London
Mortimer Wheeler House, 46 Eagle Wharf Road, London, N1 7ED
Sophie Jackson, Director of Business Development
0207 410 2249
MOLA Northampton
Bolton House, Wootton Hall Park, Northampton, NN4 8BE
Steve Parry, Director, MOLA Northampton
01604 809 800
MOLA Birmingham
Ground Floor, 1 Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BD
Huw Sherlock
Additional contacts: 

Sophie Jackson, Senior Consultant
Commercial Services
Tel: 020 7410 2249
Email: sjackson [at]

Chris Thomas, Director
Heritage Consultancy
Tel: 0207 410 2261
Email: cthomas [at]

Nick Bateman, Director
Development Services
Tel: 0207 410 2261
Email: nbateman [at]

David Bowsher, Director
Research and Education
Tel: 0207 410 2261
Email: dbowsher [at]

Steve Parry, Director
MOLA Northampton
Tel: 01604 825 840
Email: sparry [at]

Regions and services
See below for a list of this Registered Organisation's operational regions and services.
Registration period: 
The geographical regions and services listed for this organisation represent work undertaken within the last 3 years. The services listed are either provided in-house or are bought-in - please contact the organisation for further details.
Channel Islands
Elsewhere in Europe
Elsewhere in the World
East Midlands
East of England
North East
North West (inc. Isle of Man)
South East (inc. London, Isle of Wight)
South West (inc. Isles of Scilly)
West Midlands
Yorkshire and the Humber
conservation management plans
design of investigations, procurement of services, contract management and monitoring
EIAs, DBAs, documentary research
provision of commercial historic environment advice to developers, public inquiries
Education & outreach
collections and archive curation
interpretation and displays
public outreach, participation and events
teaching and training
university-based research
Fieldwork / post-fieldwork
analysis of artefacts, industrial residues, environmental material and human remains
building analysis and recording
characterisation and appraisals
field evaluation
geophysical survey
maritime archaeology
measured and topographical survey
object conservation
watching briefs

Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
Miller Building, University of Reading
Reading, Berkshire RG6 6AB

0118 378 6446
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