Getting Here

Following the Prime Minister's statement on 31st October regarding a national lockdown we will be closed to visitors from 5th November until 2nd December 2020 inclusive.

We will continue to offer remote services, but please do bear with us as we will have fewer staff onsite to process requests so things are likely to take a bit longer.

We hope to reopen on 3rd December 2020.

Information about how to get to the Berkshire Record Office, parking and local accommodation

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 click on the links to find out how to reach us by car, foot, train or bus. For an interactive Google map, please see our contact us page.

When travelling to the Record Office please follow government guidance, especially if using public transport. You can find out more information here.