Conservation

How to get books or documents repaired and conserved.

We have been caring for our own collections since 1938. Today we have a large Conservation Studio with specialist equipment that means we can tackle nearly every kind of archive conservation challenge.

Whether you are an organisation responsible for an archive, or an individual with a family collection, we can help you preserve your documents for future generations.

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive service for the repair and conservation of documents and books to professionally approved standards.

The following services are available:

  • paper and parchment conservation
  • book repair and conservation
  • preparing documents for display or storage
  • packaging with conservation grade materials
  • advice on storage

Cost

E-mail ero.enquiry@essex.gov.uk or fill in an enquiry form to request a quote. For organisations we offer subscription packages including conservation hours, site visits, consultation time and help in the event of an emergency.

Subscription Packages

We offer a range of subscription services tailored to suit your needs.

Why choose a subscription package?  The simple answer is peace of mind!

Peace of mind in knowing that whatever challenges you face, be it natural or man-made disaster, we will be on hand to help you as one of our priority customers.

Take a look at the packages below and then contact us to discuss your exact needs.                                          

Gold Package                                                                                                          

  • Conservator on site visit - 3 days                                                                          
  • Conservation hours - 100                                                                                       
  • Email / telephone support - 15 hours                                                                   
  • On-site support following an emergency - 5 days                                             

Silver package                                                                                                        

  • Conservator on site visit - 2 days                                                                          
  • Conservation hours - 45                                                                                         
  • Email / telephone support - 10 hours                                                                   
  • On-site support following an emergency - 3 days                                             

 Bronze level package                                                                                            

  • Conservator on site visit - 1 day                                                                            
  • Conservation hours - 20                                                                                         
  • On-site support following an emergency - 1 day                                                

E-mail ero.enquiry@essex.gov.uk or fill in an enquiry form to request a quote.

 

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