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Gloucestershire Heritage Hub current charges

Gloucestershire Archives: current charges


Publication: Intellectual Property[1] 

Permission to publish an image (Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire publications: £10.00

Permission to publish image (national/international publications): £50.00


Broadcast rights[2]

Broadcast rights - worldwide buyout, all media, unlimited broadcast, per image: £200.00

Facility fee per day: £250.00


Document copies

CD/digital package for inclosure awards: £25.00 each

CD/digital package for inclosure maps: £25.00 each

Copies of archive documents - single reference only: £37.00 per hour

[Fee includes retrieval, copying and processing and is inclusive of VAT]


Camera passes                              

You will need to purchase a camera pass to make your own digital copies. There are three types to choose from:

  • Day pass [unlimited shots, only valid on day of purchase]: £7.50
  • 3 Day pass [unlimited shots, valid on any three days, for 12 months from issue date]: £15.00
  • Annual pass [unlimited shots, valid for 12 months from issue date]: £150.00


Certificates and certification

Baptism and burial certificates, certified copies[3]£31.00

Official certification of copies of documents: £13.00 per document


Tours, talks, training

Archives tour and standard talk: £45.00

External talks by staff: £90.00

Tour of Heritage Hub with standard document display: £45.00 or £2.50 per person (minimum of 15 people)

Variety of specialist workshops available - prices available on request.


Staff time/specialist advice

Specialist staff time: £45.00 per hour

Daily charge for professional services (conservation/archives): £250.00


Car parking[4]

People visiting Gloucestershire Archives or our on-site partners: £3.00 per day

Non Heritage Hub users: £5.00 per day

Evening visits: Free of charge                                                                                                                                  

Voluntary donations

We welcome donations.  Our Friends’ organisation has a collection box in reception.  Donations are used to support the work of the Archives particularly the Emergency Document Purchase Fund.  You can join the Friends of Gloucestershire Archives [FOGA] at £10 per annum, see http://www.foga.online

You can also donate online at https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/10156#/DonationDetails



Heritage Hub Partners: current charges



A4 black and white copies from Gloucestershire Family History Society[5]30p each



An in-depth research service is not provided directly by Gloucestershire Archives. 

A research service is provided by our partner, Gloucestershire Family History Society, and independent researchers[6].



Tea and coffee [on an honesty basis]: 50p per cup



[1] Charges agreed by Heads of Repositories in the South West region


[2] Fees adopted by The National Archives [TNA], January 2020


[3] Fee set by the Church of England annually see https://www.churchofengland.org/sites/default/files/2018-11/Fees%20Table%202019%20A4%20all%20v3.0.pdf. Their four year plan of fees, up to 2024 is available at https://www.lawandreligionuk.com/2019/02/21/church-of-england-parochial-fees-changes-for-2020-to-2024/


[4] Car parking tokens, to operate the barrier, must be purchased from the Gloucestershire Archives reception.

People attending courses in the Dunrossil Centre are advised to park off site, in pre-course literature. This is due to limited space. Spaces are provided for blue badge holders and course trainers.


[5] Gloucestershire Family History Society [GFHS] is a charity and Heritage Hub partner, run by volunteers. For full details of their services see gfhs.org.uk


[6] For a comprehensive list of local researchers, available via our website see here


[7] Any profits go to Gloucestershire Family History Society


January 2020

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