Welcome to Bournemouth University Archaeological Research Consultancy

Bournemouth University Archaeological Research Consultancy (BUARC) is a commercial archaeological consultancy and contracting unit based within Bournemouth University’s Department of Archaeology and Anthropology. We offer a unique combination of professional experience and academic expertise to deliver bespoke, high-quality services to the heritage sector.

Our professional consultants work closely with local authority archaeologists and national bodies to deliver timely and responsive solutions, bringing together expert advice and comprehensive fieldwork and laboratory capability to provide our clients with a one-stop-shop for archaeological services.

We work in partnership with our clients to provide archaeological services in order to understand heritage impacts so we can manage historic environment risk. Our friendly team and holistic approach ensures your archaeological requirements are managed effectively from the beginning.

“Protecting the past, supporting the future”