Crossrail: Archaeological discoveries, London

29 October, 2015 | 18:00 - 20:00

Discover what archaeologists have found on the Crossrail construction site.
Discover what archaeologists have found on the Crossrail construction site.

About this event

Jay Carver, Lead Archaeologist, Crossrail, will give an illustrated talk on the fascinating archaeological discoveries of the Crossrail project and explain how the project team has succeeded in balancing the important historic and cultural responsibilities with the pressures of the construction programme.

Speaker

Jay Carver, Lead archaeologist for Crossrail

Jay is an archaeology specialist with more than 20 years’ experience supporting clients and contractors in the design and delivery of archaeology programmes for major infrastructure projects. He is the Managing Director of 4AD Consultants Ltd which he established in 2011 to deliver a bespoke and independent service to the construction sector.

Jay is a qualified archaeologist with a first class degree from University College London. He has developed a thorough understanding of the infrastructure sector through continuous development of methods for successfully integrating archaeology and construction from the early 1990s onwards. Through the design and supervision of numerous high profile projects, he is regularly asked to contribute to industry-wide policy, standard and guidance documents and authored several key publications including for the Highways Agency DMRB, CIRIA and CEEQUAL.

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