Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office

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An incredibly long-winded way of saying that the Administrative Counties of Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland all share one Record Office, mainly because they were one body once.

Authority Leicestershire County Council
Location Long Street, Wigston Magna, Leicester, LE18 2AH. See map
Website [1]
Membership/ID CARN ticket
Photocopy policy Not known
Camera policy Not allowed at time of visit, although that was some time ago so things may well have changed!


What is held here

Records from Leicestershire, Rutland, the city of Leicester and all disbanded bodies roughly in the area.

How to use it

The CARN ticket system is in use here, and remember to bring those pencils and paper, as you'll be writing and sketching only here.

Items found here

  • M42 Stanton Route details, including some junction layouts.
  • M1 routing through Leicestershire.
  • M69, A46(M) and Leicester Outer Ring Road plans
  • Plans for M6 from Catthorpe to Corley, including plans for unbuilt junction at Corley with then-A423.