FAME AGM and Forum 2022: A non-archaeologist’s perspective

A large group of people in an old hall with oak beams. Some people are stood talking in groups and others are seated. FAME Forum.

Merchant Taylors Hall, York The Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers had their annual AGM and Forum on 16th and 17th June in two wonderful old buildings in York, Barley Hall and the Merchant Taylors Hall, thanks to York Archaeological Trust. Over two warm summer days representatives from roughly 70 of the main commercial archaeology […]

Development-Led Archaeology in Scotland and Covid-19

Landward is delighted to be involved in the publication of the FAME / ALGAO  Development-led Archaeology in Scotland and Covid-19. This publication has brought together contributors from across Scotland, involved in both the commercial and curatorial sides of development-led archaeology to show the sector’s resilience in the face of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. […]

State of the Archaeological Market 2019

The report on the size and direction of UK commercial archaeology in 2019, written by Kenneth Aitchison and Doug Rocks-Macqueen, has been published by FAME. Download the report here State of the Archaeological Market 2019


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Kenneth Aitchison has been appointed as CEO of FAME, the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers. He formally takes up this appointment at the FAME AGM on 20th June 2019. FAME announced the appointment: “The Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers is very pleased to announce the appointment of its new CEO, Dr Kenneth Aitchison, […]

Archaeological Market Survey 2017

Landward Research Ltd’s annual Archaeological Market Survey report for 2016-17 has been published. Download Archaeological Market Survey 2017 In financial year 2016-17 commercial archaeology grew in terms of the number of employees working in the sector, but levels of financial turnover decreased and profit levels were unchanged. The sector was not as confident as it had been […]


We are delighted to announce that we have a new formal ally – FAME, the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers, who we work with to deliver the annual Archaeological Market Survey report. We are pleased that by being recognised as one of FAME’s partners we are strengthening our ongoing working relationship with the trade […]

Archaeological Market Survey 2016

The report on the Archaeological Market Survey 2016, undertaken by Landward Research Ltd on behalf of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers and Historic England, is now available. Download Archaeological Market Survey 2016.  Executive Summary This Archaeological Market Survey report is on the State of the Market for Archaeological […]