County Voice

North East Wales Archives is now open

The archives at Ruthin will open on Fridays.

The same pre-booking requirements that were in place before Christmas will be in place for the foreseeable future.

These include:

  • Booking ahead, with at least 72 hours’ notice. Limited search-room places are available
  • Pre-booking, preferably using our website at
  • Opening times are 10am-12.45pm for the morning session and 1.45pm-4.30pm for the afternoon session
  • Up to 10 documents can be viewed per session, all documents must be pre-ordered

The following practices in place, to help protect customers and staff:

  • Tables have been spaced out according to social distancing guidance;
  • No access to the paper catalogues or local studies library;
  • The search-room counter will be protected with a Perspex screen;
  • Toilets will be open on a one-in, one-out basis. Please use cleaning products provided;
  • Face masks are mandatory, unless you are exempt.

For their opening hours and pre booking, see their website at

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