Swansea University Archives

Visitor''s address: Library and Information Centre, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP

Wales, UK

E-mail address:
+44(0)1792 295021
Opening hours:

Mon-Fri: 09:15-13:00, 14:00-16.45 Tues during term time: 17:30-19:30


The Archives are on level 1 west of the Library and Information Centre on the Singleton Campus of Swansea University. For details of how to reach the University see

See travel information

Access conditions: Accessible to the public
Access information:

You are advised to make an appointment before you visit.

Disabled access: Facilities for disabled people are available
Facilities for disabled people:

Public areas within the Library and Information Centre, including the Archives are accessible to wheelchairs. A choice of chairs with and without arms are available in the Archives, together with height adjustable tables. If you have any particular requirements please contact us

Reader's ticket:

We are part of the Archives Wales reader's ticket scheme. Everyone wishing to consult original documents will need to register. You do not need a reader's ticket to access reference books or catalogues in the reading room. Readers will need to register at their first visit, unless they already hold a card issued by another participating record office or archive service. You will need to bring with you proof of identity on either one or two documents which show your name, address and signature. As part of the registration process readers' will agree to adhere to the rules in place at the Archives. For further details about identification required for a reader's ticket please contact us.

Searchroom: 12 places
Ordering documents in advance:

You are advised to order documents in advance.

Refreshment area:

The Library and Information Centre contains a Costa Coffee on level 3, close to the main entrance. Refreshments are also available from catering outlets across campus.

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Name of the archive (in other languages):

Richard Burton Archives

Type of archive:

University and research archives

Last update: 14.11.2017
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