Percy House, the Society’s Research Centre and Library
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Visiting the Library and Research Centre
Percy House is located on the west side of Percy Street between Gallowgate and Leazes Park Road and is to the right of the old Barclays Bank building and opposite Eldon Square Shopping centre.
It is only a few minutes walk away from a Metro Station (St James, Monument*, or Haymarket) or a Bus Station (Eldon Square, or Haymarket).
(*Monument Metro Station is one stop from Newcastle Central Station).
There are several car parks in the immediate area.
The Research Centre is located on the 7th Floor and can easily be reached by lift.
If you wish to use a computer or fiche reader it is advisable to telephone and book in advance to avoid disappointment.
The Research Centre is open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm. We are closed over Bank Holiday weekends, and also over the break between Christmas and the New Year. The Centre is run by volunteers who are happy to welcome you and show you round the premises. They will also assist you to make use of our resources but please don’t expect our volunteers to do your research for you.
There are facilities for making tea or coffee and you are welcome to bring something to eat in the Refreshment area.
Monday – Friday 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
NDFHS Library & Research Centre – June 2020 Please ring before you travel
Due to ongoing precautions due to Covid 19, opening days may be reduced
Computer facilities will be reduced, so book ahead.
There will be strict procedures for hand sanitising.
You will be signed in by whoever is on duty at the Reception Desk.
At this present time guidance is awaited about the use of the publications and indexes
in the Library.
Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: U.K. (0191) 261 2159
Overseas: +44 191 261 2159
Last updated 29th January 2019