West Sussex sea wall relocation wins building award

Medmerry flood alleviation works

The West Sussex sea wall project implemented by the Environment Agency and completed with the archaeological input of Archaeological South-East has been awarded a building award by the Prime Minister.

9th October 2014

Whitehawk Camp Community Project Update 

reconstruction drawing of Whitehawk Hill

There are exciting developments with the Whitehawk Camp Community Archaeology project. The geophysical survey results have been published and work is under-way on the site. Further information and a download of the geophysical survey can be found on the Whitehawk pages of the CAA website.

14th August 2014

Archaeological Open Days - Eastbourne

Pococks Open Days

This summer the archaeological excavation at Pococks Field, Eastbourne will be open to the public. Visitors will be given a guided tour of the excavation, shown the on-site display and view the finds recovered. 

Open Days will be held between 11am and 3pm on selected Wednesdays and Saturdays in August with more dates for September and October still to be announced. Tickets are free, but please book a slot for a guided tour. Please note that there is no visitor parking available on site.

14th August 2014  

Archaeological Open Days - Walthamstow

Walthamstow Excavations

Excavations on the site of one of Walthamstow stadium's former car parks are revealing the remains of a 14th century manor house known as Salisbury Hall.

23rd June 2014 

Brighton & Lewes Downs Biosphere is Here!

Biosphere Area Map

Archaeology South-East, nominated partners of the Brighton bid for UNESCO recognition as a World Biosphere site, are pleased to announce that the bid has been successful. 

Yesterday saw the first completely new Biosphere site in the UK established for almost forty years and the first ever in south-east England. The Brighton & Lewes Downs Biosphere was awarded this designation by UNESCO’s International Coordinating Council (ICC) of the ‘Man and the Biosphere’ (MAB) programme, which met in Sweden earlier yesterday (Wednesday 11th June).  It joins a global network of more than 600 “world-class environments” in over 100 countries, and is one of only a handful worldwide to include a city. Read the full press release at the Brighton and Hove Council website.

12th June 2014

Archived News Stories


Dig Whitehawk

'Dig Whitehawk', the Whitehawk project's outreach team, will be at a number of festivals this summer and hosting a site open day on 23rd August 2014.

For more information visit the Whitehawk Project pages of the CAA website.

World Archaeology Festival 2014

The Institute of Archaeology's contribution to the Council of British Archaeology's Festival of British Archaeology will take place on Saturday 14th June from 11am-5pm.

For more information visit the Festival of Archaeology website.

Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story

Ground-breaking research by staff of the Institute of Archaeology including ASE's Matt Pope is featured in this ongoing exhibition at the Natural History Museum until 28th September.

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