We are pleased to provide black and white photocopies on plain paper from original documents in our custody where copyright, owner restriction and physical condition allows.
All copy orders are subject to copyright legislation. Archives staff are pleased to advise on copyright as it applies to items in their custody. All clients are required to sign the appropriate Copyright Declaration Form before orders are processed. For further information on Copyright follow the link.
Photocopies can be produced from original documents if their physical condition allows. Where documents are bound, rolled, delicate in nature or over A3 in size photocopying is not available. In this instance digital copying and colour printing can be offered. In some cases self photography may be available, follow this link for more information. We are also unable to provide A4 and A3 photocopies from Ordnance Survey (OS), only full sheet digital or paper copies are available - see Ordnance Survey Copying below for more details. Orders placed in the searchroom will be processed within 10 working days and can be collected in person or posted at an extra charge. Where copies are required on the same day an Express Service is offered. This price is double the standard charge outlined below. Photocopies are also available from microfilm.
- A4 and A3 = 50p per copy
- Microfilm = £1 or 50p if copy order processed by client using self service reader printer
Download the Standard Photocopy Order From or the Microfilm/fiche Order Form by clicking on the link. Where clients are unable to visit in person and view the documents to be copied a Photocopy Estimate can be undertaken. Be advised a handling charge of 20% is added to all photocopy estimates.
Ordnance Survey Copying
We are unable to provide A4 and A3 photocopies from Ordnance Survey (OS) plans due to the physical nature of the maps. Only full sheet digital or paper copies are available. Two sizes are available and relate to small OS sheets, such as quarter sheet 6 inch to 1 mile maps, and large OS sheets such as 25 inch to 1 mile maps. Staff will be happy to advise clients on their particular requirements. Where clients require sections of OS maps the procedure and prices can be found by visiting the relevant page by following this link.
- OS small digital = £7
- OS small print = £10
- OS large digital = £10
- OS large print = £15
Photocopies can be produced from microfilm or microfiche records in person in the Study Centre at Woodhorn at a cost of 50p per print. A Microfilm/fiche Order Form must be completed for all orders and can be downloaded by clicking on the link. You are also welcome to leave orders to be processed by Study Centre staff. The cost for this service is £1.00 per print. Copy orders are processed within 10 working days and can be collected in person or posted at an extra charge. Where copies are required on the same day an Express Service is offered which is charged at double the standard rate.
If you request copies you MUST provide full details of the entries required including exact dates, places and names. If you are unable to provide exact details then it will be necessary for you to use the Research Service. Follow the link for more information.