What will I need to bring with me when visiting?

  • In order to protect the original documents pens are not permitted and only pencils may be used.

  • You may use a notepad or laptop. Power supplies and Wi-Fi are available in the search room for your use.

  • You may use a camera to photograph some documents. See Can I take photographs? for more guidance about using a camera in the Archives.

  • Although you may have your mobile phone with you please have this switched on silent or off so that you do not disturb other users.

  • Please note that you may not take food and drink into the reading room.