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Nottinghamshire County Council - Proud of our past, ambitious for our future

Nottinghamshire Archives has now reopened following its closure as part of a £2.5m investment project to extend the building.

If you attended our reopening event, we would really like to know your thoughts about the building and the event.

Please take 5 minutes to complete this short online survey.

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Visiting Archives

Contact us

If you would like to get in touch with us please:

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

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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