Reopened for business

Reopened for business

We reopened to the public on Monday 8th March 2010 at 1.30pm, after being closed for 19 weeks to enable our facilities to be extensively refurbished.

  View from inside the Reception doorway towards the Search Room area, with the Lounge/Kitchen entrance behind the main table, the Administrative Office windows (centre right), 9th March 2010.
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Our first reader, Mr Yuji Yamashita, in our refurbished Search Room researching the Barr and Stroud collection, receiving a records production from Cheryl Brown, Search Room Assistant. Our first reader, Mr Yuji Yamashita, in our new Search Room researching Barr and Stroud records, receiving a production from Cheryl Brown, Search Room Assistant, 9th March 2010.
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8th-9th March 2010

Our first week in our new public Search Room area. 
 
View from inside the Reception doorway towards the Search Room area, with the Lounge/Kitchen entrance behind the main table, the Administrative Office windows (centre right), 9th March 2010.  
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View from the back wall towards the Administrative Office window with the Search Room in the background, 9th March 2010. 
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View from inside the Reception area, doorway leads into the Search Room in the background, 9th March 2010.  
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View from the Kitchen looking towards the toilet facilities (centre background) at the far end of the Lounge area, with the Search Room glass partition to the left, 9th March 2010.
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