Because of government guidance on coronavirus a number of our buildings are now closed and events listed on our site are subject to change or cancellation. Changes to council services, advice and support we can provide, the latest local news and links to Government advice is available on our dedicated coronavirus information page. Go to our coronavirus information page

Libraries, leisure centres and arts service changes

All Havering libraries and leisure centres are closed. Havering Music School and Fairkytes Arts Centre are closed. The pre-school on the Fairkytes site is open on in line with government guidance on schools. Our arts and sports events and activity programmes are all cancelled. Our ebooks and audio books, and some online resources, have been extended to temporary members.

Romford Central Library

St Edwards Way, Romford, RM1 3AR

01708 432389 / 432387

Access information for disabled users

Romford Library front entrance


See all events coming up at Romford Central Library


  • Books, including large print and audio CDs
  • Local Studies library
  • Computer access and printing facilities
  • WiFi
  • Scanning facilities
  • Colour and black and white facilities
  • Which magazines
  • Computer access to and
  • Health and wellbeing books and information
  • Exhibition space
  • Electoral roll
  • SMART Table
  • Cycle posts
  • Wheelchair/pushchair access
  • Free online services including ebooks and audiobooks
  • Citizens Advice Havering
  • Job Club
  • Amazon Locker
  • Recycling sacks

Opening hours

  • Monday: 10am - 8pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 8pm
  • Friday: 9am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday: Closed


  • Buses 5, 66, 86, 103, 128, 174, 175, 193, 247, 248, 252, 294, 296, 347, 365, 370, 375, 496, 498, 499, 648, 649, 650 and 651.
  • Romford TFL train station

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