Ugh ... those crass Roman malls
Archaeologists are increasingly making their presence felt in the way cities are organised and developed, since it is now a condition of planning permission that archaeologists are allowed onto a site before construction starts. For those involved in the construction industry, particularly developers, the prospect of a major find is a potential nightmare which could seriously delay the construction process.
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