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Room hire at Norfolk Record Office

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

View the room layout webpage for an idea of space and possible layouts.

The Green Room

The Green Room has:

  • Data projection
  • Access to the internet
  • A large screen
  • Flip charts
  • White boards

You can adjust the lighting 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.


Local authorities:

  • £120 half day or evening
  • £168 for a full day


  • £198 half day or evening
  • £240 for a full day

The Glass Cube

The Cube is a small room which you can access 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 costs for the Glass cube booked with Green room are:

Local authorities:

  • £48 half day or evening
  • £84 for a full day


  • £72 half day or evening
  • £114 for a full day

The Long Gallery

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


The costs for the Long Gallery out of normal hours only are:

Local authorities:

  • £132 half day or evening
  • £168 full day


  • £168 half day or evening
  • £252 full day

Additional Information

You are welcome to bring your own food and drink or use 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. We cannot guarantee this. Please contact the Norse Group at to enquire about parking.

The Harford Park and Ride provides a bus service from both Harford and Sprowston. This goes to the bus stop on the County Hall site, just outside The Archive Centre. 

To book

Please contact us at to check availability and request a booking form. We can hold provisional bookings for up to 24 hours. Within this 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. The in-advance booking fee costs are:

  • Local authorities: £48
  • External: £66

Please note we don’t accept block bookings.

We take payment 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 extra charges for breakages or necessary cleaning incurred during your booking.