The UK Data Service is closed from 17:00 on Friday 21 December 2018 and will re-open 09:00 on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Online services will run unattended during this period.
Season's Greetings to all our users.


Partial map of the University of Essex Colchester campus

To contact the UK Data Archive email: general enquiries.

UK Data Archive
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park

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

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Visiting the UK Data Archive

The UK Data Archive is situated on the Colchester campus of the University of Essex in the Social Science Research Centre (SSRC) building.

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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