The Trust, formed in 1974, is one of four Archaeological Trusts which operate
across Wales. It is an educational charity as well as a limited company, governed
by a board of Trustees who delegate the daily running of the Trust to a Director.
The principal aim of the Trust is to advance the education of the public in
archaeology. Using both its heritage management and consultancy services, the
Trust offers information, advice and support to both public and private sectors,
including local and regional government, schools and the public, as well as
public utilities, developers and other consultants and environmental bodies.
In particular, over recent years, it has built up an enviable reputation in
Welsh archaeology and heritage management, notably in landscape, countryside
and cultural matters. It also has experience of interpreting, presenting and
promoting both its work and archaeological sites in the landscape to a wide