Thames Valley Archaeological Services

Providing archaeological solutions for both planning and research. Explore our website or contact us for further details of the services and resources which we provide.

Report Archive

TVAS recognises the importance of sharing the results of fieldwork with the wider community, which is why the majority of our reports are freely available in the online database. Click here to start exploring 29 years of TVAS projects. Here you will find our unpublished reports from 1988 to 2017.

The Company

30 years of experience and over 2,500 projects ranging from watching briefs, geophysical surveys, evaluations and desk-based assessments to substantial area excavations. TVAS has offices in Reading, Brighton, Taunton, Stoke-on-Trent, Wellingborough and a sister company in Ennis, TVAS Ireland. The Reading head office covers Southern England and the South Midlands.

Scientific Dating Archive

TVAS is undergoing a programme of collating and uploading all scientific dates with a range from the Neolithic to Post-medieval periods. The database provides information about the samples tested along with the option to download or purchase the PDF report. Click here to access the database.

We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest volumes in our Monograph and Occasional Papers series. Latest Publications: Occasional Papers 28 and 31, and Monograph 30.

Six burials uncovered on a relatively small parcel of land in Guildown, Surrey, three of which are found to exhibit elements that are atypical of Saxon burial practices

TVAS Press

Publications Update

November 2018

We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest volumes in our monograph and Occasional Papers series.

Geo Cart

TVAS are excited to announce the expansion of our geophysical survey services with the recent of a non-magnetic cart.


October 2017

Just in time for Christmas TVAS is pleased to announce the publication of Monograph 29: The Southern Cemetery of Roman Dorchester-on-Thames

The past couple of months have seen the publication of a Monograph and six occasional papers