Powys Archives

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  • Telephone
      +44 (0)1597 826088
  • Address
    • Powys Archives, Powys County Council, Unit 29, Ddole Road Enterprise Park, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 6DF, Wales, UK
  • Directions
    • https://en.powys.gov.uk/article/1929/Powys-Archives-location-and-opening-hours
  • Opening Hours
    • Thursday & Friday 9.30am to 5pm. Closed: Monday-Wednesday & bank holidays (Please telephone to check before visiting).
  • Access Information
      Visitors are welcome at any time during opening hours, but we recommend making an appointment if you wish to use a public computer, look at microform materials (newspapers, parish registers etc) or consult a large number of archival documents.
  • Photographs Allowed
      depending on the material
  • Reproduction Services
  • Facilities for Disabled Persons
      Wheelchair accessible.
  • Archival and Other Holdings

    Our collections date from the fourteenth century and can be used for all types of research. Documents can be viewed in our search room, or if you are unable to visit, we can undertake a search for you via our Research Service: Ask us to research our archives for you - Powys County Council. Further information on our collections can be found here: https://en.powys.gov.uk/article/1870/Find-archives-and-local-records County Council . Online Catalogue: http://calmview.powys.gov.uk/CalmView/

  • History

    Powys Archives serves as the official repository for the records of the modern county of Powys (first established in 1974) and the three former counties of Breconshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire.