New Attleborough archive centre opens a window on town’s rich heritage

Attleborough town crier, Alan Austin, mayor Jeremy Burton and honorary archivist Barbara Waters at r

Attleborough town crier, Alan Austin, mayor Jeremy Burton and honorary archivist Barbara Waters at re-opening of the Attleborough Archives. Picture: Courtesy Attleborough Town Council - Credit: Archant

A new portal into Attleborough's rich history has opened with the re-opening of the town's archive centre.

Attleborough mayor Jeremy Burton and honorary archivist Barbara Waters at re-opening of the Attlebor

Attleborough mayor Jeremy Burton and honorary archivist Barbara Waters at re-opening of the Attleborough Archives. Picture: Courtesy Attleborough Town Council - Credit: Archant

The centre, which cost £60,000, is located in a portacabin behind the town hall in Queen's Square.

The building was officially opened on September 9 by town mayor Jeremy Burton and honorary archivist Barbara Waters.

Mr Burton said: 'Attleborough is full of history and this is really good for the town.

'We will be able to make use of the portacabin for other things as well.'


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The archives contain a wealth of history including documents, letters, maps, drawings and photos.

The building will be open on the second and forth Wednesday of each month from 9.30am to midday.

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For more information about the centre and what is on offer there, email archive@attleboroughtc.org.uk or call 01953 456549.

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