Telephone disruption – Saturday 31 March

March 28, 20184:29 pmLeave a Comment

Please note that there may be some disruption to the telephone system on Saturday 31 March.  This is due to annual electrical maintenance work.  We apologise for any inconvenience. If you have any queries please contact the Searchroom Services Manager at Judith.stephenson@Suffolk.gov.uk

Strongroom work at Bury Record Office

March 2, 201812:09 pmLeave a Comment

Work to repair the strongroom flooring at Bury Record Office is due to start on Monday 5 March.  We anticipate that there will be some additional noise from the work and there may be delays to productions. If you require specific items please contact us in advance of your visit so that we can check […]

IT outages – Friday 3 to Sunday 5 March

March 1, 20186:08 pmMarch 1, 2018 6:09 pmLeave a Comment

Due to IT improvements there will be limited facilities available at Suffolk Record Office branches this weekend.  We anticipate that the following will be affected: Access to emails Public computers in branches Online payments We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.  If you have any queries please contact Judith Stephenson at Judith.stephenson@Suffolk.gov.uk

Update to opening hours – Saturday 3 March 2018

March 1, 201812:49 pmMarch 2, 2018 7:41 pmLeave a Comment

Due to the weather and road conditions not all branches are operating their usual opening hours.  Please see below for details – we will update them as soon as we know more. Saturday 3 March 2018 Bury – closed to the public. Ipswich – open but may be subject to some delays in producing original […]

Father Christmas' procession, 1959

Christmas Opening Hours

December 18, 20171:11 pmLeave a Comment

Details of our opening hours over the festive period can be found on the Holiday opening hours page

Document productions at Ipswich Record Office

October 31, 20173:40 pmDecember 18, 2017 12:59 pmLeave a Comment

Due to an issue with our strongroom shelving we are unable to produce documents from part of the Ipswich Record Office strongroom.  We are waiting for engineers to attend to fix the problem.  If you know what material you would like to look at, please email us at ipswich.ro@suffolk.gov.uk in advance of your visit and we can check […]

Document productions at Bury Record Office

October 31, 201710:07 amOctober 31, 2017 5:46 pmLeave a Comment

Due to an issue with our strongroom shelving we are unable to produce documents from part of the Bury Record Office strongroom.  We are waiting for engineers to attend to fix the problem.  If you know what material you would like to look at, please email us at bury.ro@suffolk.gov.uk in advance of your visit and we […]

The Hold in 3D!

September 29, 201711:50 amSeptember 29, 2017 11:53 amLeave a Comment

Until the end of October, you can see a 3D model of The Hold in the foyer of the University of Suffolk’s Waterfront Building.  It’s a fantastic way to get a sense of the scale of the new building, and how it fits into the surroundings.  Next to the model, some drawing boards show the […]

Collecting stories at Brandon Country Park

September 22, 20172:55 pmLeave a Comment

As part of our ‘Great Suffolk Mantelpiece Project’ we were pleased to collect your family stories at Brandon Country Park yesterday (21/09/17).  Thank you to everyone who participated and to John Royle of Chronicle Digital Storytelling, who will be turning some of them into digital stories to host online. Next stop is Woodbridge Library on […]

The Great Suffolk Mantelpiece Project!

September 18, 20179:32 amLeave a Comment

What’s on your mantelpiece? We would like to start a conversation with you about family history and stories about Suffolk. We thought a mantelpiece was a great way to begin; often it’s the place we keep treasured objects and family portraits or keepsakes. Come along to one of our special sessions and we will record […]