Before You Travel

Following Government advice on the coronavirus, we are now closed. Please do not visit us until further notice.

We will shortly start offering a full remote enquiry service, including copies and research. A further update will be posted during the week commencing 6th July 2020.

We do still have access to our social media feeds so please contact us on Twitter and Facebook if you have an enquiry and we will do our best to help. See the links at the top and bottom of the web page to access our social media feeds.

We will aim to update our website and social media feeds as best we can as things change.

Please do not travel to us and adhere to official advice to protect yourselves and others: Public Health England

Before you set off to the Berkshire Record Office, please contact us to:

  • Check that we have what you need for your research
  • Book a seat
  • Order any documents you need when you arrive
  • Let us know of any special needs

Please also remember to bring with you:

  • Your County Archive Research Network (CARN) card if it is in date or appropriate ID for a BRO day pass (click here for more information reader's tickets)
  • A pencil and paper, or laptop, to take notes
  • A camera if you wish to take photographs. Please see our Copying Services page for more details
  • Any notes that you will need for your research

Please call on 0118 937 5132 or email via the online Contact Us form to make a booking.