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Thursday, 5 July 2012

Archaeology dig precedes Egham works


ARCHAEOLOGISTS are digging up a town car park to ensure there are no historical artefacts there, ahead of a multi-million pound redevelopment.

Contractors commissioned by L-P Archaeology have started the first of 13 excavations in the Church Road car park in Egham, as a precursor to a new supermarket and hotel being built there after the Olympics.

The easternmost end of the car park had been fenced off from shoppers as the work, which is expected to take around three weeks, began.

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