Building works affecting Gloucestershire Archives

We currently have builders on site. Before your visit, please check the latest information about opening hours and parking. You will need to order your documents before you visit.

Christmas & New Year opening hours

Good news! The Archives will remain open until 4.30 pm on Thursday 21 December 2017 when we will close for the Christmas break. We will re-open at 9.00 am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

We will be closing for two weeks to move into the newly refurbished Heritage Hub in the new year. We will announce the firm dates as soon as we have them.

Where we are

Gloucestershire Archives is now closed
Gloucestershire Archives will be closed from 04:30 pm Thursday, December 21 to 09:00 am Tuesday, January 2 due to Christmas and New Year break

Opening hours, location and information about how to get to us using public transport, and alternative parking places.

Get in touch

Opening hours

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 09:00-16:30

Wednesday: 09:00-16:30

Thursday: 09:00-16:30

Friday: Closed


Gloucestershire Archives is closed on Mondays and Fridays as well as public holidays in England and Wales.

We will be closed from 4.30 pm on Thursday 21st December 2017 until Tuesday 2nd January 2018 for the Christmas and New Year break.

Planned changes

Opening hours

The revised opening hours above will allow us to carry out the building work which is part of our "For the Record" project.


Only Blue Badge holders are able to park on site.There are car parks nearby at Hare Lane and Great Western road - or consider using the bus or train for your visit.

Access for people with disabilities

The Archives building and site are fully accessible

  • Free parking for Blue Badge holders
  • Ramp
  • Accessible toilet
  • Induction loop
  • Assistance for visual impairment

If you have specific needs please contact us to discuss how we can help.

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