Autumn LAF 2018

The Autumn LAF 2018 was held on the 19th November 2018 at 6pm.

The 2018 London Archaeological Prize was awarded to Rebecca Haslam and Guy Thompson of Pre-Construct Archaeology, for their publication An Immense and Exceedingly Commodious Goods Station: The Archaeology and History of the Great Northern Railway’s Goods Yard at King’s Cross, 1849 to the Present Day

The guest speakers were as follows:

  • The new Museum of London venue in West Smithfield – Finbarr Whooley of the Museum of London discussed the plans for the new museum at the historic Smithfield Market.
  • The Battersea Channel Project and the joys of geoarchaeology – Virgil Yendell of MOLA discussed the multi-organisation project in the Nine Elms/Battersea development area
  • The Guy’s Hospital Science Gallery site – Alistair Douglas of PCA revealed the discoveries from excavations in this important area of Southwark.
  • Archaeology at St Bart’s – Anthony Francis of MOLA reviewed recent results at another hospital, in Smithfield, where Roman, medieval and Great Fire deposits have been found.