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Nottinghamshire Archives is currently temporarily closed to the public.

Our enquiry service is still available to answer your questions and copies of many documents can be made.

Our research service can also carry out searches in the archives and provide information for you.

The Archives will reopen on 28 April 2015. Our reopening Event will be held on 2 May.

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Visiting Archives

Nottinghamshire Archives will be reopening to the public on 28 April 2015.  All visitors are welcome to Nottinghamshire Archives.  

Until we reopen

If you would like to get in touch with us before we reopen on 28 April please:

  • Tel: 0115 958 1634, Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
  • email: archives@nottscc.gov.uk
  • Write: Nottinghamshire Archives, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham NG2 1AG 

Our reprographics service and our research service are still available.

Reader's tickets

To look at original archives you will need a Reader’s Ticket.  

County Archive Research Network

Nottinghamshire Archives is part of the County Archive Research Network (CARN). If you already have a CARN Ticket issued at another office, you may use it here. 

You can get a CARN Ticket on arrival at Archives. You will need to present identification showing a printed name and address, and a signature. These tickets are valid for four years and can be used at other archives which are part of the County Archive Research Network. 

You can renew your CARN Ticket at any office.  You will need full ID to renew your ticket, even if you still have an existing one.

Getting to Archives

Nottinghamshire Archives is located in the centre of Nottingham, close to the Broadmarsh bus station and the railway station.

Our address is:
Castle Meadow Road

The Archives building fronts onto Wilford Street.  We are next door to the Magistrates Court and the HMRC Buildings (formerly Inland Revenue) are across the road.

Opening hours

Monday: closed
Tuesday: 9.00am – 7.00pm
Wednesday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Thursday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am – 1.00pm
Sunday: closed
Bank Holidays: closed

Contact us

Nottinghamshire Archives and Southwell and Nottingham Diocesan Record Office
County House
Castle Meadow Road

tel: 0115 958 1634
email: archives@nottscc.gov.uk

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