Archaeological advice for planning

The County Archaeological Service provides archaeological advice to local planning authorities in Hampshire

This excludes Winchester District and the New Forest who have their own archaeological advisors.

Advice can involve:

  • correspondence about policy and development management
  • contact with local planning officers
  • contact with applicants
  • contact with archaeological contractors

The following documents provide basic advice and answers to some frequently asked questions. It also includes the archaeological strategy for Hampshire. This highlights the research issues in the county.

For further information and advice please contact the Hampshire Historic Environment team