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Archaeological and heritage specialists, supporting you to achieve cost effective results through planning, surveying,
and implementation. 

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The Process - Planning, Evaluation & Discharge

The historic environment is an important consideration in planning at a local, regional and national level. With an emphasis on targeted, proportionate solutions, our experience and knowledge are invaluable at all stages of your planning process, from design input through to the discharge of a planning condition.

Our team work across the UK helping clients meet planning conditions to deliver their developments. With an emphasis on innovative, practical and proportionate solutions, our experience and knowledge are invaluable at all stages of your planning process.

From a single-storey renovation to a large-scale infrastructure project, we can provide an insight into what you’re likely to encounter and guidance on how to successfully navigate the planning process.

Through surveys and evaluation works, our expert team can confirm the accurate assessment of the significance of surviving archaeological remains or standing buildings and their settings likely to be affected by development, and the scope of mitigation works subsequently required.


Welcome to...

Rocket Heritage & Archaeology.

Our team offers a wealth of experience helping clients meet their planning conditions to deliver their developments, whether a single storey extension or large-scale infrastructure project, on time and on budget.

We undertake a wide array of services, from consultancy, historic buildings surveys, desk-based assessments, geophysical survey and all the way through to trial trenching and full-scale excavations.

We work on behalf of an extensive list of clients - housebuilders, the renewables sector, planners, infrastructure, energy and water, civils, architects and everything else in between.


Archaeology in the planning and development process

Archaeology has been an integral part of the planning and development process since the introduction of...

Pre-planning application consultancy

Heritage assets include buildings, monuments and sites and their settings, some of which may be protected.

Evaluation - Pre- or post-planning application determination

As well as desk-based research, additional archaeological evaluation surveys may also be necessary at this stage...

Archaeological planning conditions
Scope, compliance and discharge

Where heritage assets would be affected by development, planning consent is likely to be subject to a negative...




Fieldwork & Excavation

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Historic Buildings

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Geophysical Survey

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Post-Excavation & Specialist Services

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Heritage Services


Burial Archaeology
& Osteology

Thinking about a new project?

If you’re thinking about a new project the sooner you let us know, the more likely we are to be able to meet your timescales and give the best quality advice.

Send us some details and we'll be in touch!

Alternatively, pick up the phone and call us on 0191 300 3232

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