The Berkshire Record Office
9 Coley Avenue
+44 (0) 118 937 5132
+44 (0) 118 937 5131

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There is a drinks machine and some snacks for purchase in our reception area, and space to eat a packed lunch there or in the grounds. The nearest shop is at a petrol station 2 minutes' walk away. Several pubs and the town centre with a range of eating options are 5-10 minutes' walk away.

Disabled Access

All the public rooms are on the ground floor of the building. We also have a disabled toilet and low level payphone, and there is disabled parking in the car park.


A Wi-Fi network operates throughout the public rooms.  Please ask staff for login details.


There are public toilets onsite, and also lockers and coat storage for your possessions while you are in BRO.


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