The Reading Room of the National Archives will be closed to the public on Wednesday 4, Thursday 5 and Friday 6 December 2013 to facilitate the annual media preview of the archives of Government Departments relating mainly to 1983 which will be opened to the public in January 2014. Only representatives of newspapers and broadcasting companies will be admitted on the days of the preview. Newspapers and broadcasting companies have already been invited to nominate representatives.
The Reading Room will re-open to the public at 9.15 on Monday 9 December.
Any inconvenience to readers is regretted.