Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives
277 Bancroft Road, London E1 4DQ
Phone: 020 7364 1290
All users are required to register with the service on their first visit. Please fill in the form below and bring it along with a form of ID providing proof of your permanent address.
|Monday||Open for exhibition only|
|Tuesday||10am - 5pm|
|Wednesday||9am - 5pm|
|Thursday||9am - 8pm|
|Friday||Open for exhibition only|
|Saturday*||9am - 5pm|
*First and Third Saturday of the month only
Christmas and New Year Opening Times
For those of you planning to visit us over the Christmas and New Year period, please be aware that Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives will be closed to the public from Saturday 23 December 2017 – Monday 1 January 2018 inclusive.
In addition we will also be closing for five days between Monday 22 - Friday 29 January 2018 to allow staff to carry out an important stocktake of our collections. During these closure periods neither our reading room nor email/phone enquiry service will be available.
By public transport
Nearest tube: Stepney Green
Bus Routes: 25, along Mile End Road
There are a limited number of pay and display parking spaces in the surrounding roads as well as parking spaces for Tower Hamlets resident's permit holders.
We have a Ground Floor Education Room. For further information visit the Local History Library Room Hire web page.