Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre
People, Places, Events
Ashton-u-Lyne, Audenshaw, Denton, Droylsden, Dukinfield, Hyde, Longdendale, Mossley, Stalybridge
Material relating to the history of Tameside's nine towns is centralised at Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre.
Request to deposit archives or photographs with Tameside Local Studies and Archives
In addition to the records of the Borough Council and its predecessors, Tameside Local Studies and Archives takes in a wide variety of archives and photographs from private donors, depositors and organisations, and makes them available to the public. We accept records relating to places, organisations and people from the Tameside area, along with records relating to the Manchester Regiment.
From 1 March 2017 until 1 July 2017, we will not be accepting donations or deposits of archives or photographs. Anyone wishing to donate or deposit archives or photographs is asked to fill in this downloadable form as fully as possible. A decision on whether to accept the items will be taken in July 2017. Please do not bring in any unsolicited material, as it may be disposed of or destroyed at our discretion. Unsolicited items received in the post will be returned to sender.
Research and Study
We require 24 hours’ notice to retrieve documents. Please note that all requests for archives to be produced on Saturdays need to be received no later than 2pm on the Thursday preceding your visit. We will acknowledge receipt of all requests to confirm that the documents can be produced. Please bring a copy of your acknowledgement when you visit.
Minimum charge for look-up service £5
This includes up to 2 free A4 copies (photocopy / printing / microfilm print) & postage. Additional copies 80p A4, £1.60 A3
Important: Please include your name and postal address when you send us a message as this will help us provide a full response to your enquiry.