Room Hire at Norfolk Record Office

The Norfolk Record Office has 3 areas in The Archive Centre, Norwich which are available for hire. These include the Green Room, the Glass Cube and the Long Gallery. Each is accessed from the County Hall site. We have full wheelchair access.

Please see below for ideas of space and possible layouts. Prices can be found here.

The Green Room

The Green Room has data projection with access to the internet, a large screen, flip charts and white boards. Lighting can be adjusted to suit your requirements and a hearing loop is available.

We have 3 room layouts available:


A set of tables in an oblong shape with chairs. This layout can accommodate approximately 24 people.

Café style

Tables placed around the room. This layout can accommodate a maximum of 30 people.

Theatre style

Rows of chairs facing the front with no tables. This layout can accommodate a maximum of 50 people.

The Glass Cube

The Cube is a small room which can be accessed via the Green Room. It is available as an additional room when booking the Green Room. Tables and chairs are available within the room. A boardroom style layout will accommodate approximately 10 people.

The Long Gallery

The Long Gallery is a long rectangle area which is available for hire out of the Record Office’s normal opening hours. If hiring the Green Room double doors can be opened to enable people to move easily between the two.

Additional Information

You are welcome to bring your own food and drink or employ an outside caterer. (NCC staff can also use the restaurant in the basement of County Hall).   

Please note that parking spaces may be available for attendees but cannot be guaranteed: please contact the Norse Group directly to enquire about parking. The Harford Park and Ride provides a bus service from both Harford and Sprowston to the bus stop on the County Hall site, just outside The Archive Centre. 

To book

Please contact us to check availability and request a booking form. We can hold provisional bookings for up to 24 hours within which time you will need to confirm in writing if you wish to continue with your booking.

There is an advance booking fee if booking more than three weeks in advance. Please note we don’t accept block bookings.

Payment is taken after the event by journal transfer or invoice. 

Any cancellations must be in writing. We reserve the right to make a cancellation charge.

You will need to pay additional charges for breakages or necessary cleaning incurred during your booking.