Clwyd-Powys Archaeology


Tim Malim BA MCIfA


Tim has over 35 years practical application of archaeology and cultural resource management involving many different aspects of the discipline, knowledge of many periods, and with an extensive record of publication. He has worked in local government and the private sector.

His experience includes initiating, directing and assisting projects in various parts of the United Kingdom and overseas, including fund raising. He has acquired specific skills in financial and staff management, familiarity with Historic England, Historic Environment Scotland, Cadw and CIfA professional standards, as well as extensive knowledge of current legislation within the different countries of the UK.

He has considerable experience in the EIA process and the assessment of impact on settings of designated sites, with a particular focus on tall structures such as wind turbines and industrial chimneys. He has acted as an Expert Witness at Public Inquiries concerning Energy from Waste plants in Oxfordshire and Leicestershire, a wind farm in Scotland and enabling development in Green Belt in Denton, Greater Manchester. In addition he has developed services for clients on methodologies for investigating and monitoring the preservation in situ of archaeological remains, including designing and implementing the English Heritage funded strategic study of Nantwich’s Waterlogged Deposits, and Hanson Building Product’s Must Farm archaeological programme.

Tim has also acted as an archaeological consultant to the British Council and Governmental agencies in Sri Lanka involved with World Heritage sites.

Tim is Chair of the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers, the body representing archaeological employers in the UK. He is also a full Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA) and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London. He is also an active member of several learned societies, including the Prehistoric Society and the Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society.

Tim is the author of many publications including a specialist regional synthetic study on Stonea and the Roman Fens (Tempus Books 2005), as well as other books on Barrington Anglo-Saxon Cemetery (CBA 1998), Durovigutum Roman Godmanchester (Archaeopress 2017), Old Oswestry Hillfort (Archaeopress 2020), and Middlewich’s Salt and Canal Heritage (2009), and around 50 articles in peer reviewed academic journals.