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Planning Applications Online

Due to essential maintenance on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 January, information and documents about individual planning applications will not be available to view on our website, including our property search pages. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Research Family History and Newspaper Archives

Study family and local history with our genealogy and historical newspaper resources

  • Ancestry Library Edition - the leading online resource for family history research (available only from computers and mobile devices within a West Berkshire library)
  • British Newspaper Archive - millions of pages of historical newspapers from the British Library collection (you'll need to create an account on the site itself, you will then have unlimited credits from computers and mobile devices in any West Berkshire library)
  • NewsBank- over 40 national, international and local newspapers, going back to the 1990s

Who To Contact

For enquiries and information on West Berkshire libraries.

01635 519900