Archives, family and local history - visiting us

Where can I find the archives service?

The archives, family and local history service is in the Treasure House

The Treasure House
Champney Road

View a location map of the Treasure House.

It is about 10 minutes walk from the railway and bus stations. You can use the Traveline Yorkshire Journey Planner website to plan your journey, or if you know the number of the bus you can look up its timetable.

Traveline Yorkshire Journey Planner

Our research room is on the ground floor in front of the main doors.

To find out about the services we offer and what records we hold visit the browsing our archives page.

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When is the archives service open?

Our opening hours are:

  • Monday 9.30am – 5pm
  • Tuesday 9.30am – 8pm
  • Wednesday 9.30am – 5pm
  • Thursday 9.30am – 8pm
  • Friday 9.30am – 5pm
  • Saturday 9am – 4pm


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How do I contact the archives service?

You can contact us by email, telephone or by writing to us.

Email: archives.service@eastriding.gov.uk

Telephone: (01482) 392790

East Riding archives and local studies service
County Hall
East Riding of Yorkshire
HU17 9BA

We will reply to your email or letter within 10 working days.

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Where do I park?

There is no on-site parking on weekdays at the Treasure House.

The closest car park is in Grayburn Lane off Lairgate, but other public car parks can be found by using the car park finder.

On a Saturday, the car park behind the Treasure House is open for you to use. It is a pay and display car park, and disabled spaces are available.

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What is your disabled access? 

All public areas of the Treasure House are accessible to wheelchairs, including the research room and toilets.

  • The research room desk has a hearing loop installed.
  • There are six disabled parking spaces located at the Treasure House.
  • There is a lift to the coffee lounge and galleries on the first floor.

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