Welcome to York Archaeological Trust

York Archaeological Trust and York MinsterYork Archaeological Trust is an independent charity which investigates the past for the benefit of present communities and future generations. With over 40 years of expansion and experience in linking professional skills and expertise in the practise of archaeology across the U.K., we carry out carefully targeted and cost effective archaeological recording, excavation and research for a broad range of clients and partners.

Since its inception YAT has grown to be one of the U.K.’s biggest archaeological organisations, taking part in over 350 excavations and 1400 watching briefs, growing from its head office in York, to extend to three further offices in Glasgow, Sheffield and Nottingham.

We have an ongoing commitment to community involvement, educations and training in archaeology, and the presentation of archaeological discoveries to the public through a number of innovative and dynamic ways including visitor attractions, lectures, publications and events.

To speak to someone at York Archaeological Trust about a specific service, please visit the ‘Our People’ page, where personal contact details can be found.

Alternatively, call 01904 663000 about a general enquiry.