National Jazz Archive

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Type:Heritage / Visitor Centre

Loughton Library
Traps Hill
IG10 1HD

Tel: 020 8502 4701

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  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking
  • Lift
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Attraction Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Open all year round
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Bus stop within walking distance
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)
  • Railway station within 5 miles - Loughton Tube Station on the Central Line.

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals


Map & Directions

Road Directions

The nearest motorway access is at junction 5 (exit northbound only) of the M11, and junction 26 of the M25. If you’re using a satellite navigation device, enter our postcode – IG10 1HD – and look out for the turning in to the library off Traps Hill.

There is a public pay-and-display car park next to the library.

Public Transport Directions

The National Jazz Archive is on the first floor of Loughton Library, which is approximately two miles beyond the north-eastern edge of London.

Loughton station on the London Underground Central Line is approximately a 10 minute walk away, with frequent trains to and from the centre of London.

Bus routes 20, 167 and 397 stop at Traps Hill and serve London and other parts of Essex, and Hertfordshire