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 £11.70 non commercial
£24.60 commercial
Digital image supply £5

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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