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The Berkshire Record Office (BRO) is a large glass building situated on the western edge of Reading town centre, on the corner of Coley Avenue and Castle Hill.

We are now open and able to offer a limited research service to visitors onsite.

Bookings must be made at least 48 hours in advance and sessions will only be available two weeks in advance.

Demand for bookings is high which means that we will not always be able to accommodate your request.

Please see our Visit Us pages for more details.

We are experiencing a high volume or enquiries so please do bear with us as we may be slower to respond due to having fewer staff onsite.

Please click on these links to find out how to reach us by car, foot, train or bus.

The Berkshire Record Office
9 Coley Avenue
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 6AF

Tel: 0118 937 5132
Opening Hours
Tues: 10:00-12:30 & 13:30-16:00
Wed: 10:00-12:30 & 13:30-16:00
Thurs: 10:00-12:30 & 13:30-16:00
Fri: 10:00-12:30 & 13:30-16:00

It is essential to book before you visit.

We are experiencing a high volume of enquiries at the moment so please do bear with us as we may be slower to respond due to having fewer staff onsite.

Demand for bookings is high which means that we will not always be able to accommodate your request. Please be prepared to consider alternative dates/sessions as a result. Thank you.

If you wish to make a booking or send an enquiry, please complete all fields in the form below.