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Contact details for local libraries and archives

Before visiting it is a good idea to check opening hours as they may have changed.

Chiswick Library

Chiswick Library has predominantly Brentford & Chiswick material, whereas Hounslow and Feltham Local Studies cover the rest of the borough.

Please contact before visiting, to be sure that Local Studies staff are available.
Dukes Avenue, Chiswick W4 2AB
Telephone 0208 583 5577

Opening hours:
Monday 9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm, (5pm-8pm Appointment Only)
Friday By Appointment Only
Alternate Saturdays By Appointment Only
Sundays CLOSED


Hounslow Local Studies: Feltham Library

From August 2017 Feltham Library is now the home of the Hounslow and Feltham Local Studies service. Please contact before visiting, to be sure that Local Studies staff are available.
Hounslow and Feltham Local Studies and Archives
The Centre,
High Street,
TW13 4GU
Tel: 020 8583 5497

Book in advance
Wheelchair access (via lifts)
Research Service

Opening hours:
Monday By Appointment Only
Tuesday 9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday By Appointment Only
Friday 9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm
Alternate Saturdays 9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm
Sundays CLOSED


Ealing Local History Centre at Ealing Library

West Ealing Library
Melbourne Avenue
London W13 9BT
Tel: 0203 700 1065

Opening hours: Monday 9am - 1pm and 2 - 5pm*
Tuesday 9am - 6pm
Wednesday 9am - 1pm and 2 - 5pm**
Thursday 9am - 7pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm and 2 - 5pm**

*Local History is closed during breaks between 10:30 - 11am and 3:30 - 4pm
**Local History is closed during breaks between 11 - 11:30am and 3:30 - 4pm

Please ring in advance to ensure there are no temporary closures and that any required material is available.

Appointments are preferred.


London Metropolitan Archives

Website has current opening hours.
40 Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0HB
Telephone 020 7332 3820

Published January 2013; updated December 2018