We are open 10:00 to 16:00 Tuesday to Friday, but you need to book a place in advance to visit us.
Please do not travel without making a booking first as you will be refused entry.
See our Planning a visit page for details on how to book.
The Berkshire Record Office is a large glass building situated on the western edge of Reading town centre, on the corner of Coley Avenue and Castle Hill (the A4).
You can visit us by car and we have free onsite parking which includes disabled spaces.
You can also use public transport or visit on foot. Below are some guidelines on how to find us.
Please see our Contact Us page page to find out how to reach us by car, foot, train or bus as well as an interactive Google map.