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The UK's largest digital collection of social sciences and population research data

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UK Data Archive

For general enquiries, please email or telephone us on +44 (0)1206 872001.

Questions relating to the UK Data Service, its data and resources

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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. You can find details on how to get to the University of Essex on their website.

UK Data Archive
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park


The UK Data Archive upholds high standards of integrity and professionalism in all areas. We recognise the need to be responsive where these standards are challenged. Further information is available in our Complaints Procedure.