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Archives Centre visitor information

Opening hours and venue information.

Published: 25 January 2021

Last updated: 28 January 2021

We are currently offering a limited archives service in line with government guidance during Covid-19.

Opening hours

Day Times
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Contact details

Phone 020 7641 6200 
Email [email protected] 


Address: City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St Ann's Street, London SW1P 2DE 

Services available

Our Searchroom is currently closed. We will continue to run our enquiry service and will be offering an interim enquiry service for GRO index enquiries. Please email [email protected] with your enquiry. 

On Tuesdays we are able to: 

  • provide limited access to PCs  
  • provide access to select & collect services for the Express Library  

How to get here 

By train 

Nearest railway station: Victoria.

By Underground 

Nearby tube stations: St James's Park (District and Circle lines), Victoria (Victoria line), Westminster (Jubilee line).

By bus 

Buses: 11, 24, 211 along Victoria Street; 88 along Great Smith Street; 507 along Horseferry Road.

By cycle 

There are cycle racks located in the street outside the archives centre.


From the street, wheelchair users should be aware there is a downward gradient that leads to a level entrance.  

The searchroom on the fifth floor can be accessed via a lift, which is suitable for use by wheelchair users and others with limited mobility.  

There is level access to an accessible toilet, as well as to the meeting room. 

Contact name
City of Westminster Archives Centre
Contact phone
020 7641 6200
Enquiries email
[email protected]
Enquiries address

United Kingdom