The Original Archives & Historic Environment Record desks are closed until further notice due to the current public health situation. The Hive and our Self Service area are currently open but may close at short notice. Please check before travelling.

Opening hours are being reviewed on a daily basis, in light of staff shortages and government announcements and we will post updates through our media channels.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by these changes and appreciate your understanding at this time.


    Posts from April 2013

    • 26th April 2013
    Walkpast 2013 – book your places now

    We are once again running our popular guided archaeology walks. Six different walks, starting Sunday 12th May, will take you to different locations explaining about the archaeology of the local area. Walks cost £6 each. To book a place please send a cheque for £6 (payable to Worcestershire County Council) to Hive Admin, The Hive,...

    • 26th April 2013
    Planning Drop-In Sessions

    On the morning of Friday 26 April our Historic Environment Planning Office, will be starting monthly drop in sessions. These will be talk through how the historic environment could affect planning applications you may be thinking about. The historic environment is a material consideration in determining planning applications, and many developers are still unclear as...

    • 10th April 2013
    Museums + Heritage Awards 2013

    We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Museums + Heritage Awards for 2013! Our Touch History table has been shortlisted for the Innovations category of the Awards, which will take place on 15th May. The Touch History table can be found on level 2 at The Hive and is freely available...