Interior of Harmondsworth Barn, Hillingdon
Interior of Harmondsworth Barn, Hillingdon
Interior of Harmondsworth Barn, Hillingdon

Who Do I Contact?

This section provides details on individual staff responsibilities within GLAAS, and how to contact them.

Greater London Archaeological Advisory Service

Download a copy of the map showing the boroughs covered by each of the London archaeological advisors, their contact details, and those of the Greater London HER here.

Postal address:

Greater London Archaeological Advisory Service
Historic England
4th floor, Cannon Bridge House
25 Dowgate Hill

Greater London Historic Environment Record

The Historic Environment Record (formerly Sites and Monuments Record) contains the core data upon which we base our advice.

HER Manager: Stuart Cakebread Tel. 0207 973 3731
HER Project Officer: Laura Hampden Tel. 0207 973 3188
HER Officer: Matthew Jones Tel. 0207 973 3214
HER Officer: Josie Parry Tel. 07442 938304

Enquiries: [email protected]

Archaeological Advice

Archaeology Advisors provide advice to the London Boroughs, in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework and Historic Environment Planning Practice Guide, the London Plan and Borough planning policies.

They advise planners, developers, archaeologists and local people on the impact of proposed development on archaeological assets. Advisors monitor the quality of archaeological work undertaken by contractors and consultants.

Team Leader and High Speed 2: Sandy Kidd
London Boroughs: Hillingdon, Hounslow and Westminster

North West London: Greer Dewdney
London Boroughs: Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Enfield, Hackney, Hammersmith/Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Islington, and Kensington/Chelsea

North East London: Stephanie Ostrich, Monday-Thursday, (with support from Johanna Short)
London Boroughs: Barking/Dagenham, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, and London Legacy Development Corporation

South London: Mark Stevenson (with support from Joanna Taylor)
London Boroughs: Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, Greenwich, Kingston, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Richmond Upon Thames, Sutton, and Wandsworth

City of London: Helen Hawkins

Southwark: Chris Constable (London Borough of Southwark inhouse archaeological advisor). Further details at Southwark Council Archaeology

Science Advisor

The Regional Science Advisor provides guidance on all aspects of archaeological science in London, from dating techniques to the impact of piled foundations. This includes organising training days for the archaeological community.

Archaeological Science Advisor: Sylvia Warman Tel. 07881 805347

Inspector of Ancient Monuments

Some monuments are recognised as being of national or even international importance and protected under the Ancient Monuments and Areas Act 1979. It is a legal requirement to obtain consent for any works that affect scheduled ancient monuments.

Inspector of Ancient Monuments: Jane Sidell