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
Simon Banton is a regular to the Blick Mead digs and a lifelong friend of the project. In this video he talks about his passion, the Astronomy of Stonehenge. Taken from a talk he gave a while ago to Megalithomania, this is a must watch from a true expert on all things Stonehenge.
Yesterday, 5th June 2018, the A303 tunnel proposal was debated in parliament with the impact on Blick Mead being of significance within the debate. You can view the transcript from the whole debate here and the Blick Mead team would like to send huge thanks to MP Alex Burghart for bringing this debate to parliament and … Read more
Since the Stonehenge A303 tunnel scheme consultation process ended at the end of April, it would seem like all has gone quiet. However there has been a lot going on behind the scenes. UNESCO have been surveying the scheme and producing their own response; UNESCO are the body who award World Heritage Site status to … Read more
The International Council on Monuments and Sites UK (ICOMOS-UK) who play a leading role to implement the 1972 World Heritage Convention in the UK have released their response to the A303 Stonehenge Tunnel project indicating that the proposals should be reassessed. ICOMOS-UK wishes to register a strong objection to these proposals in view of the … Read more