SIMON ROPER / PROJECT MANAGER

Simon Roper

BSc Hons, MPhil, MCIfA

Simon Roper

Simon joined Rubicon Heritage as Project Manager in 2016 and has worked widely across England and Wales on a broad range of large and small projects. Simon has been responsible for securing and managing projects from watching briefs to complex projects including Geophysical surveys, building recording, trial trenching and excavations. His archaeological fieldwork experience is extensive, covering most periods from the Prehistoric, to Roman and Medieval. A significant portion of Simon’s work has been buildings related, much of it from the post-medieval period. This has included desk based studies, statements of significance, and building recording at English Heritage designated levels 1-4.

Simon has worked across the UK at sites ranging from industrial (such as a building recording of a Victorian brick and tile works in Shropshire and a survey of the structures within a china clay quarry in Cornwall), to religious (a desk based study and statement of significance for a non-conformist chapel in Somerset). In addition, he has also worked on high status dwellings (the building recording and monitoring of the restoration of Hanham Hall) and their associated structures (for example, building recording and excavation of the 18th century ice-house at Attingham Park). Simon has administrated most of these projects from the start, liaising with clients, negotiating the project requirements with the curatorial archaeologist, supervising and carrying out the fieldwork, overseeing the production of drawings and the writing of the final report.