Gives practical guidance for planners and developers, ensuring archaeological issues are considered at all stages of a project. Highlights common problems, how to manage risks, the planning process and legal requirements, mitigation and provides checklists. Concentrates on buried archaeological remains, though above ground monuments, existing buildings, coastal/marine archaeology and portable objects are mentioned.
Based on Research Project RP741. See also SP 170 Archaeology and development: case studies. Supplementary guide (CIRIA, 2019).
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