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Who Do I Contact?

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

Map showing which boroughs are covered by the Greater London Archaeological Advisory Service advisers
GLAAS Advisers areas of responsibility

Greater London Archaeological Advisory Service

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

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: Patrick Booth Tel. 0207 973 3188
HER Officer: Melanie Millward Tel. 0207 973 3779
HER Officer: Laura Hampden Tel. 0207 973 3691


Archaeology Advice

Archaeology Advisers 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. Advisers monitor the quality of archaeological work undertaken by contractors and consultants.

Central and North West London: Sandy Kidd (with support from Laura O'Gorman)
London Boroughs: Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Enfield, Harrow, Hillingdon and Islington

South London: Mark Stevenson (with support from Joanna Taylor Monday-Wednesday)
London Boroughs: Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth

South West London: Diane Abrams (with support from Laura O'Gorman)
London Boroughs: Hammersmith & Fulham, Hounslow, Kensington & Chelsea, Kingston upon Thames, Richmond upon Thames and City of Westminster

North and East London: John Gould
London Boroughs: Barking & Dagenham, Hackney, Haringey, Havering, Olympics Legacy, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest

East London: Adam Single (Thursday-Friday)
London Borough: Newham

Advice for sites in the City of London and the London Borough of Southwark is given by their own archaeological advisers. Please contact them for further guidance.

City of London: Kathryn Stubbs and the City of London website

Southwark: Gill King and Southwark Council Archaeology.

Science Adviser

The Regional Science Adviser 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 Adviser: Sylvia Warman

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
Assistant Inspector of Ancient Monuments: Iain Bright

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