Visiting Us

Location, Contact Details and Opening Times

Please read what you need to know ahead of your visit to the Record Office 




Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
Cheshire Record Office
Duke Street
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 1RL
England

Telephone: 44 (0)1244 972574


Contact the Record Office

Opening Hours

Please note that we are closed on Mondays.

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Wednesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • 3rd Saturday in the month (except December): 9.00am - 4.00pm

The searchroom is closed on bank holidays and usually during the first full week of December to allow staff to do essential background work.

Saturdays we are open in 2017

  • 21 January
  • 18 February
  • 18 March
  • 22 April
  • 20 May
  • 17 June
  • 15 July
  • 19 August
  • 16 September
  • 21 October
  • 18 November

Transport and Transport Links

Information about public transport and Park and Ride services.
There is limited car parking nearby. Please note that there is no car parking at the Cheshire Record Office. There is limited parking for disabled badge holders on Duke Street.

Disabled Access

The searchroom allows easy access. Please contact Cheshire Archives and Local Studies in advance if special parking arrangements are required.