Fees and charges

At Medway Archives Centre, we have services that you can make use of for a fee.

These services include:

  • help with research if you are unable to visit us in person
  • digital copies of documents and collections
  • books and booklets
  • county Archive Research Network (CARN) cards -for access to any local archives
  • photography permits
  • photocopying, scanning and printing
Service Price

£9.25 (15 minutes) plus cost of copies and postage
£37 (one hour) plus cost of copies and postage
£18.50 (30 minutes) plus cost of copies and postage

Photography permits £10 non-commercial use 
£5 for up to 5 images (non-commercial use) 
£25.10 commercial use 
Digital image supply £5 per digital image (£2 per subsequent digital image if from the same item)

Photocopying fees

Photocopy size Cost for local studies Cost for archives
A4 black and white 30p 80p
A3 black and white 50p £1.10
A4 colour 75p £1.20
A3 colour £1.05 £1.50

Printing fees

Computer printing Cost for black and white prints Cost for colour prints
A4 10p 80p
A3 20p £1
Microfilm/microfiche printing Printing cost
A4 80p
A3 £1

Other charges

Other services Cost
Baptism Certificate (National charge) £14
Preparations for media visits and filming on premises (per hour) £104.30
Royalties for reproduction of still photographs (UK) £35.50
Royalties for reproduction of moving images cost per second (running time) used by national and international media £106.60
Talks to external groups (at discretion of staff) £55.50
Talks to groups visiting (excluding school visits and at their discretion) £44.40
Research per hour private users (at discretion of Archivist) £37
Research per hour commercial users (at discretion of Archivist) £98.60


Royalties Cost
Reproduction of still photographs (UK) £46.60
Photo (out-Europe) £35.50
Photo in TV programme per second £104.30
Photo on cover (Europe) £71
Photo on cover (worldwide) £104.30
Photo in eBook £63.20

Reproduction of moving images cost per second (running time) used by national and international media (commercial rate)


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