The Herefordshire and Worcestershire Earth Heritage Trust (EHT) host the Geological Records Centre (GRC), which houses an extensive archive of local geological information in the form of:

  • A comprehensive geological and geomorphological sites database
  • Digital Geological, Ordnance Survey and site information
  • Geological site reports
  • Site management plans for key localities
  • Peer- and non-peer reviewed research papers
  • General geology textbooks
  • Local geology publications
  • Regional geology publications
  • Ordnance Survey maps  at a variety of scales from 1:10,000
  • Geological Maps at a variety of scales from 1:10,000
  • Site photographs (digital and hard copy)
  • Collection of rock  and fossil samples from the two counties
  • Display collections for educational use
  • Thin sections
  • Rural and urban geology trail guides from the ‘Explore’ and ‘Discovery Trail Guide’ series

This information is available to individuals, public and private organisations, who are welcome to visit the Geological Records Centre (GRC) by appointment. It is also possible to submit requests for information using our online information request form.

Although most material is freely available, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, certain details such as personal or commercially sensitive information are withheld. For more information, see the EHT Data Access and Use Policy.