Local studies and archives
Unfortunately, the Local Studies Centre is closed this week (15-18 May, 2013). For any enquiries please email or telephone 020 8359 3960 and leave a message.
The Local Studies Centre holds a unique collection of historical documents dating from 1600. There is a range of records in different formats such as photographs, maps, archives, newspapers and publications representing people, places and buildings. The collection is freely accessible for research so why not visit the centre and make a new discovery.
NEW Opening hours from April 2013
- Monday and Tuesday - closed
- Wednesday - 1pm - 7pm (by appointment only)
- Thursday - 10am - 5pm (by appointment only)
- Friday - 10am - 5pm (by appointment only)
- Saturday and Sunday - closed
Appointment can only be booked in advance by email or by telephoning 020 8359 3960.
Many materials held in the information area of Hendon Library are available without appointment, including: local histories and biographies, modern electoral registers (1965 to 2010), and historical local newspapers (held on microfilm). Booking is recommended for use of the microfilm reader.
How to get to the Local Studies Centre
- buses: 143, 183, 326
- underground: Hendon central, Northern Line - 15 minute walk
- British Rail: Hendon, Thameslink - 15 minute walk.
- there is a wheelchair accessible lift to all floors
- level approach to the entrance
- parking: two disabled spaces are available on the adjacent St. Joseph's Grove NW4.