Hampshire Record Office

Hampshire Record Office is an iconic building, located in the heart of Winchester. It is home to Hampshire County Council’s Archives and Local Studies, and Wessex Film and Sound Archive.

Important notice

In line with the Government’s COVID-19 roadmap, Hampshire Record Office is reopening from 13 April 2021 for pre-booked appointments on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Requests for copying and research services involving documents stored in the Records Office will also resume from 12 April.

You can also search our collections online.

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Hampshire Records Office

Venue hire in historic Winchester

Conveniently located in the heart of Winchester, next to the train station, Hampshire Record Office offers a range of meeting and event facilities that can accommodate up to 80 guests.

Our versatile space and facilities are suitable for a variety of corporate events and private functions including business meetings, screenings, exhibitions and product launches.

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The Cinema

Our cinema is ideal for meetings and presentations, and can seat 80 people. The room has tiered seating with a cinema screen, projector and a range of audio-visual presentation facilities.

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Hampshire Records Office Cinema Room
Hampshire Records Office Conference Room

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Conference Room

The conference room seats up to 30 people, depending on layout. It is an informal space with an interactive whiteboard and presentation facilities. It can be arranged in a variety of ways to suit your requirements.

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Archive Search Room

Our large open plan research space can be made available by special arrangement and is suitable for a range of events.

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Hampshire Records Office Search Archives

For more information regarding room hire rates, availability, equipment and accessibility, contact us on 01962 846154 or archives.enquiries@hants.gov.uk

Please note venue hire is not available on Sundays.

We do not yet have a date for recommencing hiring of our venue.

However, please do come back to us as the situation changes and hopefully we would be able to accommodate you at some stage in the future.

Information about Hampshire Record Office is available on our Archives and Local Studies at Hampshire Record Office page.