University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) is an award-winning commercial archaeological unit that undertakes contracts in England and Wales, with the majority of our work focused in the English Midlands.

About Us

About Us

Our Services

Our Services

Discoveries and Impact

Discoveries & Impact

Our team includes experienced specialists in many different archaeological fields, and we can call on the expertise of academic staff within the University who have detailed, up-to-date knowledge in a wide range of relevant subjects.

ULAS archaeologists are fully trained and conversant in all stages of the planning process and relevant guidance and legislation involving the historic environment, and have considerable expertise in understanding and recording heritage assets. We offer a range of archaeological services which can aid developers in achieving design solutions that enable development to proceed with minimal impact to the underlying archaeology.

To find out more about our latest discoveries, visit our News blog here.

All contract work includes a full consultancy service at no additional cost.

For more information please contact us:

Telephone: 0116 252 2848

Email: ulas@le.ac.uk


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Contact Us

For a friendly discussion on any aspect of how we may help you with archaeological work please call or email.

Tel: 0116 252 2848

Email: ulas@le.ac.uk

Archaeological Services (ULAS), University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH.