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Tony CurtisSustained economic growth and building enough houses to meet demand are critical to the country’s future. Yet proposals for growth are so often met with fierce local opposition and resultant indecision. Professor Tony Curtis, considers this and what can be done to smooth the way for much needed housing development.
Buttons, cloth and metalwork: Drapers’ Hall excavation uncovers long tradition of industry at Coventry’s historic core
09.07.2019Excavations and historic building recording carried out at Drapers’ Hall in Coventry have shed new light on the development of Coventry’s historic core.
MOLA Headland team
05.06.2019Robert Hartle, Senior Archaeologist for MOLA Headland Infrastructure is currently working on the archaeological excavation of the 18th and 19th century St James’s burial ground at Euston for Costain Skanska Joint Venture (CSjv) on behalf of HS2. In this blog Robert delves into the burial ground’s artistic connections and what the team is uncovering.