Archive photograph of male and female cyclists in Hyde Park with spectators lining the route.
Hyde Park, London. Cycling as a spectator sport. Photographed between 1870 and 1900 by York & Son. © Historic England Archive CC97/01240.
Hyde Park, London. Cycling as a spectator sport. Photographed between 1870 and 1900 by York & Son. © Historic England Archive CC97/01240.

Historic England Archive

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

The Archive search rooms and Library are open for pre-booked visitors. Customer Services are still available via [email protected]

Find out about booking visits

The Historic England Archive is at our Swindon office site.

You can search over a million records for photographs, plans and drawings of buildings and archaeological sites online. 

Address

The Engine House
Fire Fly Avenue
Swindon SN2 2EH  

Telephone

01793 414600 (Archive Services)

01793 414632 (Historic England Library)

Operating hours:

  • 09:30 - 17:00 Tuesday to Friday

For more details see Visiting Us.

Accessibility

The Swindon office is largely accessible for visitors with mobility, hearing and/or visual impairments.

Parking

Visitor parking is available, including disabled parking bays. Please contact reception for information.

Other visitor parking is available in the Outlet car park off Kemble Drive - this costs £1 for up to 5 hours.

Access and facilities

We have:

  • Automated entrance doors to our ground floor reception and to the library
  • Accessible toilets
  • Three lifts, one giving access to the Public Search Room

Archive Services

  • Address

    The Engine House,
    Fire Fly Avenue,
    Swindon,
    SN2 2EH

Library

  • Department

    Historic England
  • Address

    The Engine House,
    Fire Fly Avenue,
    Swindon,
    SN2 2EH
Was this page helpful?