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.


Service at risk and unavailable 13 - 15 April 2012

Article dated: 30-Mar-12

There will be a complete power shutdown of the substation serving the UK Data Archive over the weekend of 13 to 15 April 2012 to allow for emergency installation of a replacement fuse within the substation.

This will affect services as follows:

  • unavailable from 17.00 BST Friday 13 April until 20.00 BST Saturday 14 April
  • at risk from 20.00 BST Saturday 14 April until 12.00 BST on Sunday 15 April

Websites, registration and authentication services will all be affected.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.