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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.

Changes to our opening hours

News just in! We will be closing at 4.30 pm on Thursday 8th March 2018 to move into the newly refurbished Heritage Hub. We will be reopening at 9.00 am on Tuesday 27 March 2018.

Where we are

Gloucestershire Archives is open today - 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
Gloucestershire Archives will be closed from 04:30 pm Thursday, March 8 to 04:30 pm Monday, March 26 due to to move into the newly refurbished Heritage Hub

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 on Tuesday 9th January for Community Sites partner training.

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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