William Rathouse

Senior Community Archaeologist

0207 410 2207 wrathouse@mola.org.uk LinkedIn profile Academia.edu profile

As Senior Community Archaeologist, William Rathouse is part of the award-winning Thames Discovery Programme and is responsible for delivering a programme of activities and events engaging with Londoners aged over 75 years, funded by City Bridge Trust. He also works to bring in new groups to benefit from the project including people with mental health problems and forces veterans, and provides support to other MOLA Engagement projects. 

He is an enthusiastic champion of the use of archaeology and heritage to promote mental health and wellbeing. Before joining MOLA in 2018, he led archaeology projects for Mind Aberystwyth.

Meet the Community Archaeologists

The Community Archaeologists at MOLA lead community engagement projects and support our clients’ community engagement initiatives. The award-winning team manages the long-running Thames Discovery Programme and CITiZAN (Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network), facilitate community digs and host events, including walks, talks, hands-on workshop and conferences.

Object handling session with a local community group