Essential maintenance to our systems is planned for the morning of 19th December 2017. Users are likely to experience disruption to online services during this period.

The UK Data Archive offices are closed from 12.30 GMT Friday 22 December 2017 and will re-open on Tuesday 2 January 2018. Online services will run unattended during this period. Season's Greetings to all our users.


Partial map of the University of Essex Colchester campus

For all enquiries please email

UK Data Archive
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park

Tel: +44 (0)1206 872001
Fax: +44 (0)1206 872003


Census Support

For enquiries about the Census Support service

Contact:   UK Data Service helpdesk
Tel:  +44 (0)1206 872143

Collections Development

For enquiries about creating and depositing data

Contact:   Collections Development enquiries
Tel:  +44 (0)1206 872572


For enquiries about the website, communications, events and publicity materials

Contact:   Communications enquiries
Tel:  +44 (0)1206 873159 / 872319


For advice about the long-term preservation of digital data

Contact:   Preservation enquiries
Tel:  +44 (0)1206 873560

Research Data Management

Support for managing and sharing research data

Contact:   Research Data Management enquiries
Tel:  +44 (0)1206 872143

UK Data Service helpdesk

For enquiries about finding, accessing and using data from the UK Data Service

Contact:   UK Data service helpdesk
Tel:  +44 (0)1206 872143

General enquiries

general enquiries to the UK Data Archive

Contact:   General enquiries
Tel:  +44 (0)1206 872001