Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust Ltd.

GGAT Ltd is established to educate the public in archaeology. The Trust maintains and enhances the Regional HER, contributes to developing research agendas, and promotes knowledge and learning about the past. The Trust also provides archaeological planning management services for South Wales, provides general curatorial advice, and reports on portable antiquities.

Its project staff undertake assessments, evaluations, surveys, watching-briefs, building recording and excavations, and have had extensive involvement with major developments in the area. Projects staff also carry out monument assessment and survey works for Cadw.

Responsible post-holder(s): 
Andrew Marvell, Chief Executive
01792 655 208
Offices and contacts
Heathfield House, Heathfield, Swansea, SA1 6EL
Andrew Marvell, Chief Executive
01792 655 208
Additional contacts: 

Edith Evans, Heritage Manager
Heritage Management, Research, Education and Training
Tel: 01792 634 227
Email: edith [at]

Charina Jones, Historic Environment Record Manager
HER enquiries
Tel: 01792 634 225
Email: charina [at]

Rob Dunning, Archaeological Planning Management Officer
Contact for advice on behalf of local planning authorities (not commercial services)
Tel: 01792 634 222
Email: Rob [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.
South West (inc. Isles of Scilly)
West Midlands
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
interpretation and displays
public outreach, participation and events
teaching and training
Fieldwork / post-fieldwork
analysis of artefacts, industrial residues, environmental material and human remains
building analysis and recording
characterisation and appraisals
field evaluation
geophysical survey
measured and topographical survey
object conservation
watching briefs
historic environment advice to/on behalf of national and local government on policy, strategy and development control
maintainance of HERs/NMRs

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

0118 378 6446
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