Accessing the archive

Bishopsgate Library is open to everyone. There is no need to make an appointment to visit the Library, or to bring proof of address or ID with you.

The Bernie Grant Archive can be viewed in the Researchers Area, you will be asked to complete a short registration form on your first visit. Coats and bags are not allowed in the Researchers Area, lockers are provided.

The Researchers Area is closed between 1.00pm – 2.00pm daily. Items are retrieved on demand between 10.00am – 12.30pm and 2.00pm – 4.45pm.

More information on how to find us can be found at the following link:

Bishopsgate Library’s opening hours are:

Monday 10.00am – 5.30pm
Tuesday 10.00am – 5.30pm
Wednesday 10.00am – 8.00pm
Thursday 10.00am – 5.30pm
Friday 10.00am – 5:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Inventory of the Bernie Grant Archive