Shropshire Archives reopening survey

Thanks to Caring for God’s Acre, in 2019 our members were offered the opportunity to have a tour of Shropshire Archives. Many of our members found this worthwhile. The Archive Department has been closed during the Covid19 pandemic. They are now putting in place plans to reopen but are seeking your views on what you would like. This survey closes on Thursday 9th July. To find out more about how you can help, please read below.

Shropshire Archives preserves and makes accessible documents, books, maps, photographs, plans and drawings relating to the historic county of Shropshire, past and present. They usually have around 6,000 people visit their building on Castle Gates, Shrewsbury each year, with many more using its website resources and contacting us via phone, email and online.

During the coronavirus pandemic, they have been accessible online, and staff have been answering queries. They’re now keen to welcome people back, to visit them onsite and make use of more of the resources they have available. They will be making some changes to ensure the health and safety of staff and visitors.

To help Shropshire Archives prepare for reopening, they have a few questions. They would like to understand how you’d like to use Shropshire Archives over the coming months whilst they continue to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. They want to learn of any concerns you may have so that measures can be in place to make you feel more comfortable when using the Shropshire Archive services.

To take part in the survey which closes on 9th July 2020 please click on this link:

To find out more about Shropshire Archives visit our website.

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