Price List

Please note that material supplied from the National Monuments Record of Wales (NMRW) is protected by copyright law. Copies of items from the collection are supplied for private research only under our ‘Terms and Conditions for use of Information from the NMRW’ (LES18). If you wish to reproduce the material in any format or use the material in a commercial manner, permission will need to be sought by completing an ‘Order Form’ (LES08).

Search fees

Standard searches (up to 15 working days)                                                          Free

Complex searches, or aerial photography searches for more than one site.  £20.00 per half hour

Priority search service (up to two working days)                                                  £50.00

Payment for a priority search must be received prior to the searches being initiated and must be paid for, even when no search results are found. This service is subject to availability.

Photocopies and low-resolution photocopier scans (per copy)

Black and white photocopies: A4                                                                             60p
Black and white photocopies: A3                                                                             80p
Colour photocopies: A4                                                                                        £1.00
Colour photocopies: A3                                                                                        £1.50
Photocopier scans: up to 20                                                                                     50p
Photocopier scans: 20+                                                                                             50p + £20 per half hour

Postage and packing (UK rates, 2nd Class)

Up to 20 copies                                                                                                     £3.10
Other postage rates                                                                                              Quote upon request

Digital images (per image)

Standard service:                                                                                                10 to 15 working days

Priority scanning service:                                                                                    Up to 5 working days
Double the standard rate: this service is subject to availability

Low resolution research quality photograph taken by staff                        £2.00

Web use resolution, watermarked (400px JPEG) Free
Low resolution, watermarked (1024px JPEG) Free
Low resolution (1024px JPEG) £5.00
Medium resolution (2100px JPEG) £7.50
High resolution (Maximum file size JPEG) £10.00
High resolution: new scan £20.00

Photography in the Search Room

Half-day rate (up to 20 photographs)                                                           £5.00
Full-day rate (up to 50 photographs)                                                            £10.00

Digital datasets

Supply of information from Coflein in digital format. Information can be supplied in the following formats: Text File, MS Access, MS Excel or GIS Shape File.
Other formats and large datasets may be available by arrangement.
It will be necessary to apply for a licence agreement to cover use of the data by completing an ‘Order Form’ (LES08).

Basic record (NPRN, Site Name, NGR, Classification)                              £75.00 per 500 records
Basic record plus Description where available                                            £100.00 per 500 records

Group visits

We welcome group visits to the Library and Search Room, by prior arrangement. These typically last for two hours, and consist of talks and a display of archive material.

We also provide virtual group visits, which can be tailored to an individual group’s interests.

Free, but subject to availability. Please contact us to discuss.

Prices are charged in accordance with the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 and Managing Welsh Public Money.


There is a minimum charge of £5 for all goods and services (excluding copies purchased in the Search Room).

  • Payment or a purchase order must be received prior to the goods being sent out.
  • Payment should be made within 28 days of receipt of invoice.
  • Cheques should be made payable to RCAHMW.
  • The following credit or debit cards are accepted: Mastercard, Maestro, Visa, Visa Electron.
  • VAT is not charged.

Educational discount

Educational discount: 20% discount (excluding P&P) for all students with a valid student card.

Ordering material and requesting a licence

All orders should be made using the ‘Order Form’ (LES08), listing the material and format required. The intended use of the material should also be stipulated so that a licence agreement can be administered, and fees advised upon where necessary. This form is available on our website or from the NMRW Library and Enquiries Service.

An additional Licence Fee may be payable. Please see our ‘Licence Fees’ (LES17), or contact the NMRW, for current charges.

Material supplied from the National Monuments Record of Wales (NMRW) is protected by copyright law.
Items with Crown copyright are supplied, for personal use only, under the Non-Commercial Government Licence.
All other material is available for private research under our ‘Terms and Conditions for use of Information from the NMRW’ (LES18).
Material required for commercial purposes, including publishing, is subject to a Licence Fee charge.

N.B. Documents will not be copied if the item is too large, if it is in a fragile condition, or if copyright restrictions apply.

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