The Blick Mead Archaeologists, along with thousands of people who signed a petition against the Stonehenge A303 tunnel scheme, are waiting with abaited breath for a decision on the scheme. It is believed this decision will come on the 11th March with the budget speech, however there have already been rumours that the scheme is … Read more Stonehenge Tunnel – Will it? Won’t it?
The future of the scheme to put a tunnel through the Stonehenge World Heritage Site is on shaky grounds, taking hits from all sides. The National Audit Office is looking into the financial benefits of the scheme, claiming that the benefits had been overestimated by Highways England based on a hypothetical situation which cannot be … Read more Future of the A303 tunnel scheme uncertain.
The scheme by Highways England to relieve the congestion on the A303 by placing a tunnel through the World Hertiage Site landscape past Stonehenge, has been met with huge criticism from Archaeologists, local people and even UNESCO. Despite these criticisms the scheme keeps ploughing on, and eventually will be plouging through important archaeology in its … Read more Save Our Stonehenge
As the Stonehenge tunnel plans reach their next stage of development, the National Infrastructure Planning have been asking for anyone who would like to register as an interested party to give their representative views on the plans so far. These representations have now been published and, with over 2,000 of them accepted (out of nearly … Read more Stonehenge Tunnel Representative Responses
Blick Mead is once again on the front pages, but this time it is not for some amazing discovery but for the demolition of one. In 2017 the Blick Mead team carefully and systematically excavated a Mesolithic platform of flint cobbles under which they found, perfectly preserved, Auroch hoof prints in the clay. Aurochs were … Read more Stonehenge Tunnel Damages Blick Mead