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The National Archives,
10:00 - 16:00
The nearest train stations are Kew Gardens and Kew Bridge.
Fire Alarm Information
On hearing the Fire Alarm, leave the building immediately via the nearest emergency exit. Use the stairs where appropriate. Proceed to the Assembly Area at the Pocket Park.
Data Centres available from this SafePod
UK Data Service
Health and Social Care Northern Ireland
Office for National Statistics
Researchers will comply with instructions given by the emergency marshals in the event of an evacuation of the building.
At The National Archives, we provide full access to all our public areas; there is a lift to upper floors; and the building and grounds are wheelchair-friendly. We also provide free car parking spaces for disabled visitors in designated 'Blue Badge' bays. Please contact us before your visit if you have any queries about accessibility.
Lone Working Policy
There is no lone working policy. Use of this SafePod is unsupervised.
The National Archives is a non-ministerial department and the official archive and publisher for the UK Government, and for England and Wales. We are the guardians of over 1,000 years of iconic national documents.
We are expert advisers in information and records management and are a cultural, academic and heritage institution. We fulfil a leadership role for the archive sector and work to secure the future of physical and digital records.