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George Osborne’s Planning Reforms: Brownfield Revolution or Archaeological Nightmare?

Last Friday Chancellor George Osborne announced a plan to build 200,000 homes on brownfield sites by 2020. The process puts the responsibility on the local authority for pre-approving planning on these sites in order to remove obstacles to construction. The potential impact of archaeology on developments in this context could be substantial and could have […]

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Rubicon & Greater Liberton Heritage Project Make Significant Medieval Discovery in Edinburgh

RUBICON AND GREATER LIBERTON HERITAGE PROJECT MAKE SIGNIFICANT MEDIEVAL DISCOVERY IN EDINBURGH After an exciting week of archaeological excavation, funded by a Heritage Lottery Fund Sharing Heritage grant at Bridgend Farm steading and supported by the City of Edinburgh Council, the trenches are now backfilled for this year. The excavations focussed on the site of […]

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View of site in May 2014 (Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd)

The Search Begins for Bridgend Medieval Royal Chapel!

Rubicon Heritage are delighted to be working with The Greater Liberton Heritage Project, supported by Edinburgh City Council on a community excavation at Bridgend Farm, Old Dalkeith Road in Edinburgh. There are historical references to a Royal chapel being built at Bridgend in 1518 and it is thought that remains of the chapel may be […]

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Forestry Commission Scotland Castle O'er Poster (Forestry Commission Scotland)

Modelling Castle O’er: A Poster from the Forestry Commission Scotland

Rubicon have been undertaking a number of surveys for Forestry Commission Scotland of late, using our expertise in terrain modelling and contour planning to produce detailed records of a number of sites throughout Scotland. The Forestry Commission have recently produced a poster relating to some work we were involved in at Castle O’er hillfort in […]

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The exterior of the Scottish Parliament as it currently appears (Rubicon Heritage Services)

New Innovations in Heritage Presentation

Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd, in partnership with Blacklight, has developed a new and exciting approach to Heritage Presentation.Using state of the art audio visual technology together with archaeological research this new service brings history to life in the most vivid way imaginable. The first step of our approach is to identify the history of our […]

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