Where are we?
The Society's address is 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, London EC1M 7BA. The Library is conveniently situated for use in conjunction with other London record repositories such as the London Metropolitan Archives and Guildhall Library.
Charterhouse Buildings is a cul-de-sac at the junction of Goswell Road and Clerkenwell Road (between the Pret a Manger sandwich bar and Pizza Express). The junction is about 500 metres north of Barbican station and a little further from Farringdon and Old Street stations. The Society occupies the last building on the left in the cul-de-sac.
Travelling to the Society
Please note that there may be disruptions to Underground & Bus services at short notice - especially check before travelling on Saturdays.
Up-to-the-minute status reports of the transport network in London can be obtained from Transport for London web site.
Barbican and Farringdon stations are on the Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines. Farringdon Station, is also on the Thameslink line.
Old Street and Angel stations are on the Northern Line (City Branch)
St Paul's station is on the Central Line.
Please note long-term engineering works have occasionally been affecting services on the Circle Line.
On certain Saturdays, Old Street is the nearest Tube Station. Then by bus from Exit 6 (bus 55 or 243 to Clerkenwell Road). Or on foot from Exit 6 or 7 - then on past St Luke's Church to the Goswell Road crossroads. Charterhouse Buildings is in a cul-de-sac at the junction of Goswell Road and Clerkenwell Road.
Buses 4, 55, 56, 153, 243 and 505 stop nearby.
From Victoria, Paddington and Liverpool Street - take the Circle Line to Barbican Station.
From Waterloo Station - take Bus No 4 direct, or the Northern Line to Embankment or Baker Street, then the Circle Line to Barbican Station.
From London Bridge Station - take the Thameslink service to Farringdon or the Northern Line to Moorgate, then the Circle Line to Barbican Station.
Parking at the SoG
Parking outside the SoG is restricted including Saturday until 1:30pm. There is some limited meter parking in Goswell Road.
Check the Parkopedia website for details of Parking in EC1
Parking spaces might be obtained, if arriving early or on Saturdays, in nearby Charterhouse Square, Glasshouse Yard or behind the 'Hat and Feathers' Pub in Great Sutton Street.
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