Co-operative Archive Visit the archive Our Reading Room will not be available until mid October This is due to the necessary recruitment and training of a new Archivist. We are unable to operate our usual service at this time and although we can make some advance bookings for October via mailbox [email protected] This is being monitored but PLEASE NOTE as we are a very small team, staff are not able to respond immediately to each message at this time. We thank you for your patience. We hope to return to normal service as soon as possible. Bookable services Initial enquiries are free but if you need us to do remote research for you (if you don't wish to travel) or answer a more in-depth research enquiry the following charges may apply. *Please consider that this may be cheaper than the cost of travelling to Manchester for a visit in person. We can scan up to 4 free pages of material to send , after this charges will apply £15 for 30 minutes of research. If further research is required this would be charged at £30 per hour with a minimum of 1 hour, maximum 3 hours Includes: A research report summary document, 4 high quality A4 / 2 A3 copies and postage or digital files (non-commercial use), up to 10 additional copies or digital files (JPG/PDF or MP4). Documents can be transcribed if requested at the additional rate of £10 per page. Contacting us: [email protected] We will log all requests and deal with them as quickly as possible. Finding Us The Archive is located at Holyoake House on Hanover Street in Manchester City Centre's Co-operative Quarter. Hanover Street is just across the road from Victoria Train Station and a short Metrolink (tram) ride to Shudehill from Manchester Piccadilly Station. The building has an access ramp from street level and a lift. We have no onsite parking; the closest public car park is NCP Printworks, Shudehill, M4 2AT.