A NEW museum for Hereford which displays the city’s historic charters has been officially opened.
The Hereford Civic Museum can be found upstairs in the town hall next to the Mayor’s Parlour and exhibits the charters, which date back to 1189, and many items of silver.
Museum display specialists About Presentation Ltd, began speaking with now retired Mayor’s officer and city marshall, Roger Stokes back in June 2017. Following site meetings to establish the specification of the display cases required, measuring up of the space and detailed drawings, the project was approved for production.
The Government Indemnity Standard, Anti-bandit 11.5mm glass showcases were installed during January 2018. The display cases, which included height adjustable shelving, passive humidity control Silica Gel compartments, dimmer controlled LED lighting and secure display drawers look impressive within their surroundings.
Mayor of Hereford, Sharon Michael, said: “I am really pleased that the silver and charters are now in a well-designed and accessible room and we look forward to being able to open that collection five days a week.”