Original current photographic identification with signature, plus official proof of address, must be supplied on first arrival in order to complete the registration process. Written proof of researcher credentials and research purpose, such as an academic referral, may also be required.
It is required to pre-order material in advance of your appointment(s) by email using the relevant collection and item reference numbers from the online catalogue or as supplied by the archivists. A maximum of 20 items or 5 boxes, may be pre-ordered for any 3 hour appointment slot.
Some collections have access and copying restrictions.
Self service photography may be allowed on request solely for the purpose of private research and study. A yearly Self Service Photography Permission Fee applies.
Deaf loop hearing aid system
Power sockets for laptop/tablet computers
Lockers for personal articles
CCTV is in operation for the purposes of ensuring the security of collections and other property, and the health and safety of customers and staff.