The Medway Archives Centre - Opening Hours

From 5th May 2018 until further notice.
Monday to Friday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm (closed Wednesdays); Saturdays 9.00 am – 12.30 pm.
The Medway Archives Centre is located at 32 Bryant Road, Strood, ME2 3EP (previously the old Strood library).


We are the Friends of Medway Archives Centre (FOMA). Our aims are to help with the conservation and preservation of the records and other materials of historical interest held at the Medway Archives Centre (MAC) and to promote public access.

Photos have been kindly supplied by the Kent Photo Archive Link to external website and Mr Roger Smoothy who digitised the negatives; with permission of Medway Council.

FOMA on Social Media



(Issue 54, May 2019)
5th June 2019


Forthcoming Events

MAC Exhibition
Short Brothers in Kent - the Rochester years 
17th June – 17th September 2019
Exhibition in the foyer....
MAC Talk
Short Brothers: the Rochester Years 
Wednesday 3 July, 2.30pm
A talk by Philip MacDougall...
Frozen Medway (the winters of 1895, 1947 & 1963) 
Friday 13th September
A talk by Dave Burton....
Quiz Night 
Saturday 28th September
£8 for members and non-members. BOOKING REQUIRED (see below).
Please do your best...


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The Friends of Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre.
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