Thames Valley Archaeological Services

Providing archaeological solutions for both planning and research. Explore our website or contact us for further details of the services and resources which we provide.

Report Archive

TVAS recognises the importance of sharing the results of fieldwork with the wider community, which is why the majority of our reports are freely available in the online database. Click here to start exploring 29 years of TVAS projects. Here you will find our unpublished reports from 1988 to 2017.

The Company

29 years of experience and over 2,500 projects ranging from watching briefs, geophysical surveys, evaluations and desk-based assessments to substantial area excavations. TVAS has offices in Reading, Brighton, Taunton, Stoke-on-Trent, Wellingborough and a sister company in Ennis, TVAS Ireland. The Reading head office covers Southern England and the South Midlands.

Scientific Dating Archive

TVAS is undergoing a programme of collating and uploading all scientific dates with a range from the Neolithic to Post-medieval periods. The database provides information about the samples tested along with the option to download or purchase the PDF report. Click here to access the database.

Fieldwork vacancies

Thank you to all those who recently applied for the fieldwork roles in London. This vacancy is now filled.

Monograph 29 Published

December 2017

Just in time for Christmas TVAS is pleased to announce the publication of Monograph 29: The Southern Cemetery of Roman Dorchester-on-Thames.

The past few months have seen the publication of a Monograph and six Occasional Papers.

Archaeologists hoping to find traces of a Saxon church in Staffordshire, have uncovered skeletons that could be hundreds of years old.

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We our pleased to announce the publication of the latest four volumes in our series of Occasional Papers.

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TVAS has published all of our scientific dating results. The database contains over 300 samples taken from more than 75 sites.