Visiting the HER

The HER is based at County Hall in West Bridgford. You can contact the HER in a number of different ways, in writing should be done via our Contact Form or you can Email us at

If you wish to contact by telephone, then please call our Customer Service Centre and ask for the Historic Environment Record.

Making an appointment to visit in person.

The HER office is located on the lower ground floor of County Hall though it is accessible by lift from the ground floor reception area. We can also arrange for ground floor visitor accommodation without impacting on the range of HER resources by prior arrangement.

Opening Times

The HER is open Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm. If you wish to visit in person you will need to telephone first to make an appointment and make sure that someone is available; please call 0115 9932589. An appointment can normally be arranged within 5 working days. The HER Officer will endeavour to assist in establishing whether a visit is advisable but cannot be expected to undertake detailed assessment of the relevance of specific material).   


If you choose to visit the HER in person we have a computer with a printer and scanner available for you to use. The HER Officer will assist you and make you familiar with the equipment, if you choose to use it.

There is a range of additional resources available to visitors, including hard copy maps, archaeological reports, aerial photographs, ground photographs, local journals and a small reference library.