Breochloch Laboratory of Creative Heritage is a social enterprise set up by Miguel Gonzalez. It is a community and educational archaeology and cultural heritage consultancy focusing on, and based in, West Belfast.

Breochloch believes that engaging with the material remains of the past can foster community cohesion by developing a shared sense of ownership. Archaeological and cultural heritage is a natural resource and can be a major engine of economic and social development.

Miguel and the team at Breochloch design and deliver innovative learning experiences and study programmes based around archaeology and cultural heritage is its speciality. They also provide heritage tours of West Belfast where there are more than 200 archaeological sites.

“At Ortus we are dedicated to working with start-up businesses, helping them grow and flourish into leading Northern Irish brands. Peter and The Fat Truck are a shining example of bringing an innovative idea that has been proven in other countries to Northern Ireland and make it a success through hard work and passion. Through the SIF programme we are currently working with 11 early growth companies to help them continue to build their presence and business in a variety of industries.”

Miguel Gonzalez

Director, Breochloch

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Breochloch Laboratory of Creative Heritage is a Community and Educational Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Consultancy based in West Belfast. Breochloch is founded upon the belief that the historic environment is a vital component within the construction of personal and collective identities.

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