Whilst the demolition and redevelopment of the Williams and Griffin
Department Store in Colchester was undertaken by the John F Hunt
Demolition team, access by Colchester’s Archaeological Trust was
granted to part of the site due to its historical importance.
During the final day of the archaeological dig, a hoard of Roman
jewellery, thought to be the finest of its kind to ever be found in
Britain ,was discovered. The location of the find was originally
thought to be in an area...