Derbyshire Record Office @ The Crèche Building

Derbyshire Record Office will soon be relocating to the Crèche Building, situated in the lower car park of County Hall, Matlock.

The service will be closed between 12 and 30 September 2011, re-opening at on Monday 3 October 2011.

Access to documents will be split between the Crèche Building and the Derbyshire Local Studies Library.

Original documents can be seen at the Crèche Building.

Original documents can only be ordered in advance, with five working days’ notice. 

If you know the document reference numbers, you can order by telephone (01629 538347) or email

2 disabled car parking spaces will be available at the Crèche Building. If you are not a ‘blue badge’ holder, alterative parking is available elsewhere in Matlock.

Microfilms, DVDs and CDs at Derbyshire Local Studies Library

All microfilms, DVDs and CDs can be accessed at the Derbyshire Local Studies Library, and will not need to be ordered in advance.

Microfilms readers and the PCs can be booked by telephoning 01629 536579, or by emailing .

Please see our website at for further details.

The temporary re-location is due to ongoing works which will continue for 18 months. After this time, the new, improved Derbyshire Record Office and Local Studies Library service will re-open at the current New Street site. 

Once again, we apologise for any inconvenience that this temporary situation may cause. Thank you for your co-operation.

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