A universal appreciation of the value of cultural heritage.

We want everyone to understand and appreciate the intrinsic value of heritage for its social, economic and cultural benefits. 


As a charitable company, we recognise that we have a responsibility to serve both our commercial and community customer groups to the best of our ability.

Complex Problems Creatively Solved

We champion sustainable development that ensures all risks to our shared heritage are effectively mitigated. We use creative combinations of techniques to find an innovative solution that works for our clients, the historic environment, and the needs of communities today and tomorrow.

Enriching Lives Through Heritage

We work to leave a positive legacy of social cohesion and wellbeing within local communities, through knowledge and skills sharing. 

Core Values

Wessex Archaeology have a code of seven core values that unites our staff across projects, departments and offices. These core values were developed by and for our employees, embodying the key traits that we live by as we carry out our commercial and charitable aims:

  • Collaborative behaviour
  • Authenticity and ethics
  • Customer focus
  • Applied knowledge
  • Reliability and resilience
  • Communicating passion
  • Innovative thinking