Come and see us in person to undertake research on our site. To prepare for your visit and learn about our Covid-secure measures please see here 

May - June half term holidays opening

Gloucestershire Heritage Hub will be open as usual on Tuesday 31st May and Wednesday 1st June, but will be closed on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June in line with the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holidays.

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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