Clyde Valley Archaeological Research Framework

Welcome to the new home for CVARF!

The Clyde Valley Archaeological Research Framework is officially under way. CVARF officially began in May 2023 and is a collaborative project between Archaeology Scotland, University of Glasgow and West of Scotland Archaeology Service (WoSAS).

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This 3-year project will offer an insight into the diverse archaeology of the Clyde Valley area, which is home to over one third of Scotland’s population. CVARF will comprise the eight local authorities surrounding the Clyde river catchment: East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow City, Inverclyde, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire.

CVARF – Latest Project Updates

Here you will find the latest news and updates about the Clyde Valley Archaeological Research Framework. Check back regularly to keep up to date with events, surveys and progress as the project develops.

Have your say!

The CVARF team have created a survey to gather information from stakeholders. If you live in the Clyde Valley region, please take part in the survey and let us know what you’d like to see in the framework. Click here to take the survey.

The CVARF project is managed and supported by: