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Easing of Coronavirus restrictions

Coronavirus update

Temporary closure of on-site services

Please sign up for our e-newsletter to get timely updates on changes to our services, as the course of the pandemic progresses.

Staffordshire Record Office reopened to visitors on Tuesday 13 April 2021, and is now accepting bookings.

Stoke on Trent City Archives will reopen to vistors on Wednesday 12 May 2021, and is now accepting bookings.

Please follow this link for further information: Planning a Visit

The William Salt Library and the Lichfield History Access Point will remain closed to the public until further notice.

Planned events, exhibitions and on-site volunteering also remain suspended.

This web page will be updated to reflect any service changes.

Staffing

On-site staffing is being kept to a minimum, which may at times lead to a delay in the fulfilment of requests for information, research and the digitisation of documents.

Enquiries

In addition to answering written enquiries (by email or letter), we are responding positively to requests for research and scanning and photography orders.

Enquiries for the William Salt Library and the County Museum should be sent to Staffordshire Record Office. We are also able to fulfil some customer orders for images.

Email: staffordshire.record.office@staffordshire.gov.uk

Post:

Staffordshire Record Office,
Eastgate Street,
Stafford
ST16 2LZ

Post:

William Salt Library,
19 Eastgate Street,
Stafford
ST16 2LZ

Email: stoke.archives@stoke.gov.uk

Post:

Stoke on Trent City Archives,
City Central Library,
Bethesda Street,
Hanley
ST1 3RS

Volunteering

On-site volunteering remains suspended.  We will continue to support our regular volunteers in working from home.

Online services

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