In the decades since the mid 20th century, there has been a significant reduction in the number of research excavations. Most excavations are now rescue digs, intended to investigate sites before they are destroyed by development. Nevertheless, there has been several interesting discoveries in and around St Albans in recent years. Working closely with the District Archaeologist, both the Society and individual members have played a significant part in archaeological surveys and investigations. Find out more by following the links below.