UPDATED - Notice Regarding Temporary Closure of Reading Room

Date Released: Friday, July 26, 2019

Due to an unavoidable closure of the Custom House room regularly used by researchers to view collections, the Archive Unit regrets to inform that access to archive collections will be suspended for a number of weeks until an alternative space can be made available. 

The closure period will be from Friday 2 August up to and including Friday 18th October. It is anticipated that the next date for archive appointments will be Friday 25th October, however please note that spaces will be provided on a first come first served basis for a number of weeks after reopening. Any changes to these dates will be updated on this website.

During this closure please continue to check our monuments database which may provide information on the sites you need to research, and also for information on excavated sites.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this closure. If you have any queries regarding this please contact