Our work

National associations

Find out more about ALGAO:Cymru, ALGAO:England and ALGAO:Scotland, our three national associations.

Subject committees

ALGAO's subject committees address issues and concerns relating to specific areas of interest within the heritage sector.

Archaeology in local government

Find out more about ALGAO's role in forwarding archaeology's key role within the local planning process.

Find an ALGAO Officer

ALGAO provides a forum representing archaeologists working for local authorities and national parks throughout the UK. Its members are professional archaeologists employed by local authorities to provide advice on archaeological conservation and management.

If you need to speak to an archaeologist, use our search facility to find one in your local area.


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Levelling up and Regeneration Act 2023

The Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill has become an Act, this gives HERs in England statutory protection in law.

Western Isles Historic Environment Record - Clàr Àrainneachd Eachdraidheil nan Eilean Siar is now online

New Historic Environment Record Launched
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Dig Digital Guidance for Digital data in Archaeological Projects

The Dig Digital project, has published guidance on digital data in archaeological projects.

Consultation responses

Consultation on Protecting Hedgerows

Hedgerows are important ecological building blocks across our landscapes. They provide habitat, act as wildlife corridors, slow soil erosion and water run-off, support crop pollinators and sequester carbon.
Categories: ALGAO:England; Countryside

Public commemoration in Wales: guidance for public bodies

The purpose of this guidance is to help local authorities, town and community councils, and other public bodies reach well-informed decisions about existing and future public commemorations.
Categories: National associations; ALGAO:Cymru