Richmond upon Thames Local Studies Library and Archive

Location
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  • Telephone
      +44 (0)208 734 3309
  • Address
      Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP, England, United Kingdom
  • Opening Hours
    • Open for drop-ins on Tue-Fri 1pm-6pm and on alternate Saturdays 9:30am-12noon, 1pm-4pm. Visiting in the mornings on Tue-Fri is by appointment only. Appointments for weekday morning visits will need to be booked one working day in advance. Tuesday mornings should be booked on the preceding Friday.
  • Access Information
      A few of the archival collections (including the collection of building plans) must be ordered in advance; please contact us for further information. For security, visitors will be required to leave their bags in the lockers in the second floor foyer, and to hang their outdoor coats on the hooks provided.
  • Facilities for Disabled Persons
      There is no step-free access to Local Studies, but it is possible for us to make items available in the Reference Library on the first floor, which is accessible by lift. Accessible toilet facilities are also available.
Collections