Western Sydney Records Centre
Changes to train and bus timetables
Sydney public transport timetables are changing during October 2013. If you travel to the Western Sydney Records Centre via public transport you can check your travel times via NSW TransportInfo.
Please note that train timetables change from Sunday 20 October 2013, but the 770 Penrith-Mt Druitt buses, which take you to the entrance of WSRC, will change from Monday 6 October 2013. From this date the 770 service will change hands from Westbus to Busways and the buses may be white and blue rather than yellow. Paper copies of the 770 bus timetable are available from the reading room.
The reading room
The WSRC (Western Sydney Records Centre) has ample parking and a well equipped readers lounge. Wheelchair access and accessible toilets are provided. Ramp access to the reading room is available via a separate entrance.
Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Sundays and Public Holidays - Closed
Nearest cross street: Great Western Highway. O'Connell St is L-shaped - follow it around the university the WSRC (143 O'Connell Street). The road through the University of Western Sydney (Werrington South Campus) to O'Connell Street is closed.
Public transport: Buses from both Penrith and St Marys stations stops regularly at the WSRC (143 O'Connell Street).
Viewing original records:
All original material is stored at the Western Sydney Records Centre. Pre-order records in advance of your visit and spend more time on your research while you are here.
Copy charges: 45 cents per page. Some records (mostly volumes) are charged at $2.00 per page.
Self-service microform copies: A4 size = $1.00 each. A3 size = $2.00 each.
Credit card payments: We accept MasterCard and Visa.
Local shops: Claremont Meadows and Kingswood. As there are no shops within walking distance we recommend you bring your lunch if you are staying for the whole day
Reader's lounge: A place for you to relax. We provide free tea and coffee and there is a fridge and a microwave.
The GRR manages records storage services for semi-active records created by NSW public sector bodies, including Government agencies, local councils, public hospitals and universities. The GRR, part of the Western Sydney Records Centre at Kingswood, is a secure, modern centralised records centre, providing for the special storage requirements of records, their retrieval, and ultimately their disposal, using the most economic methods.
Telephone: (02) 9673 1788
Fax: (02) 9673 3977