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We are OPEN, but please note that advance booking is ESSENTIAL.  Full information about how to access the service is available here. 

In the meantime you can also search our online catalogues, browse our online exhibitions or request research be carried out on your behalf.

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On Friday 21 May we present Swansea's Air Raids: Traces, Ordnance and Effects, an online talk by Dr John Alban and Nigel Robins.  PDF Document Find out more and register for the event... (PDF, 310KB)Opens new window

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West Glamorgan Archive Service

A joint service for the Councils of the City and County of Swansea and Neath Port Talbot County Borough

A joint service for Swansea and Neath Port Talbot

Accredited Archive ServiceThe archives in Swansea's Civic Centre hold documents, maps, photographs and recordings on the history of West Glamorgan, which comprises Swansea and Neath Port Talbot, including Gower and the Afan, Neath and Swansea Valleys.

This is the place to learn about your local area, trace your family history, research your student dissertation, and much more. Our helpful and knowledgeable staff are here to help you with your research.

We also accept gifts of archive material from the public to add to our collections and help safeguard the documentary heritage of our area.

The Archive Service is a joint service for Swansea and Neath Port Talbot Councils

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Ordering research to be done for you | Online exhibitions from the archives | Depositing or donating archives | Ordering copies of documents | Publications for sale from our online shop | Talks and group visitsAnnual Report of the County Archivist

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