General Election 2019

The general election will take place on Thursday 12 December 2019. The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019. Are you registered to vote?

Archives and collections

There are two main services you can use:

  • Heritage Research Area for printed local and family history, genealogy, maps, local newspapers
  • Wolfson Centre for Archival Research is the search room for archival collections, photographs, early printed material. Please note that an appointment is needed to use the Wolfson Centre. (A reader’s ticket is also required – please see our section on CARN tickets for details).

Heritage Research Area

This service is available during the following hours:

  • Monday and Tuesday: 11am to 7pm
  • Wednesday to Saturday: 11am to 5pm

Wolfson Centre for Archival Research

Please check our library closures page for closures affecting the Wolfson Centre.

  • Tuesday: 11am to 7pm
  • Wednesday and Thursday: 11am to 4:30pm
  • Saturday (1 in 4, listed below): 11am to 4pm
    • 12 October 2019
    • 9 November 2019
    • 7 December 2019
    • 4 January 2020
    • 1 February 2020
    • 29 February 2020
    • 28 March 2020
    • 25 April 2020
    • 23 May 2020
    • 20 June 2020
    • 18 July 2020
    • 15 August 2020
    • 12 September 2020
    • 10 October 2020
    • 7 November 2020
    • 5 December 2020

Planned closure weeks

  • Closed from Monday 23 December 2019, reopening Tuesday 31 December 2019
  • Closed from Monday 27 April 2020, reopening Tuesday 5 May 2020
  • Closed from Monday 7 September 2020, reopening Tuesday 15 September 2020
  • Closed from Monday 28 December 2020, reopening Tuesday 5 January 2021
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