Cumbria Archive Service - latest news

Advance notice of closure of Cumbria Archive Centres for stocktaking and staff training, 30 November to 9 December 2022

All Cumbria Archive Centres will be closed from Wednesday 30 November for 2 weeks and will reopen as normal on Wednesday 14 December 2022. This is for staff to undertake important salvage training and stocktaking work. Please note that there may be delays with responses to enquiries, telephone calls and digitization requests during this period.

Cumbria Archive Service: Christmas and New Year Closure 2022 - 2023

Barrow and Carlisle Archive Centres will close at 5pm, Kendal Archive Centre at 4.30pm and Whitehaven Archive Centre at 12.30pm on Friday 23 December 2022. All Archive Centres will reopen at 9.30am on Wednesday 4 January 2023.