Visiting us

How to contact the archives service, when the service is open, where to find it, parking and disabled access.

Where can I find the archives service?

The archives, family, and local history service are in the Treasure House

The Treasure House,
Champney Road,

View a location map of the Treasure House (external council website)

It is about 10 minutes walk from the railway and bus stations. You can use the Traveline Yorkshire Journey Planner website to plan your journey, or if you know the number of the bus you can look up its timetable.

Traveline Yorkshire Journey Planner (external website - opens in new window)

Our research room is on the ground floor in front of the main doors.

To find out about the services we offer and what records we hold, visit the what's in our archives page.

More information about our events can be found on our Archive events page or by downloading our brochure:

Treasure House Exhibitions and Events brochure 2018 (pdf 2mb, opens in new window)

When is the archives service open?

Please consult the Treasure House opening hours for the times when the archives service is available.

You will be able to access the archive service during these times.

How do I contact the archives service?

You can contact us by email, telephone or by writing to us.

Email:  archives.service@eastriding.gov.uk

Telephone: (01482) 392790

East Riding archives and local studies service
County Hall
East Riding of Yorkshire
HU17 9BA

We will reply to your email or letter within 10 working days.

Where can I park?

There is no on-site parking on weekdays at the Treasure House.

The closest car park is in Grayburn Lane off Lairgate, but other public car parks can be found by using the car park finder.

On a Saturday, the car park behind the Treasure House is open for you to use. It is a pay and display car park, and disabled spaces are available.

Is there any disabled access to the area?

All public areas of the Treasure House are accessible to wheelchairs, including the research room and toilets.

  • The research room desk has a hearing loop installed.
  • There are six disabled parking spaces located at the Treasure House.
  • There is a lift to the coffee lounge and galleries on the first floor.