About us

Archway Heritage is supported by more than 50 years of heritage experience. We work with project teams to provide a tailored service that respects project constraints. Projects are delivered in adherence with legal frameworks, the planning system and industry standards.

We deliver heritage projects

  • by supporting your projects through our technical expertise, professionalism, integrity and fairness
  • that are cost-effective, through working efficiency within the project team, because success comes from achieving value
  • with a pro-development approach by meeting project targets in a sustainable way.


“Thanks for your help on this project. The Conservation Officer praises your report … I mentioned your work to my colleagues, and so I am sure we will be coming to you for further fee proposals” – Principal Planner

“I am delighted to confirm that the application for planning permission was granted today. Thank you very much for all your hard work that went in to achieving this result.” – Planning Director

“The scheme was unanimously granted planning consent. A big thank you to everyone who worked on the project, especially given the challenging time scales ” – Senior Planning Consultant

Manager and Senior Consultant


Mary Neale MA MCIfA

Mary has over 20 years’ professional experience, in local government and the private sector. She has worked on small and large-scale residential schemes, urban redevelopment, purpose-built commercial facilities and environmentally beneficial recycling facilities. She also advises clients on the management of their historic estate portfolios, including renovations and redevelopments. Mary has also worked on appeal cases and manages both archaeological and built heritage issues for her clients.

Primary experience relates to:

  • negotiating with local authorities on heritage constraints
  • settings assessments
  • Listed building and conservation area assessments
  • surveying historic buildings
  • archaeology surveys and preliminary investigations
  • managing detailed archaeological investigations

Recent projects include residential, solar farms, anaerobic digestion plants, quarries and crematoriums.

Other experience includes research, training and working with community groups.

Mary Neale’s CV



Senior Heritage Consultant and Quality Assurance Advisor

Mike Lang Hall BA MCIfA

Mike Lang Hall has been a professional archaeologist since 1972. He has worked in local government, the water industry, and private practice. His practical experience includes highway and housing development schemes, mineral extraction, pipeline and reservoir construction, and river and coastal engineering. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists and the author of numerous articles in books and journals.