Getting Here

Please do not travel without making a booking first as you will be refused entry.

See our Planning a visit page for details on how to book.

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.

Please note that we will be carrying out essential work to our chiller which will require the use of scaffolding and a crane. This will have an impact on parking. Please see our news item for full details.

You can also use public transport or visit on foot. Below are some guidelines on how to find us. 

Please see our Contact Us page page to find out how to reach us by car, foot, train or bus as well as an interactive Google map.

 If you, or anyone at home, has COVID-19 coronavirus symptoms or is self-isolating, please do not visit us.