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Contact Defra Library service

The library will produce and review regularly the Defra Publications Scheme and is the main point of contact for information on Defra's Information Asset Register

The Library also holds information released under the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations.

Access to the public

For reference by prior appointment only (24 hours' notice) to bona fide research workers.

Hours: 09.30-17:00, Monday to Friday


To other UK government libraries on direct application by telephone, fax, or post. A BLDSC form is required from all non-government libraries applying for loans, but we ask these libraries to try BLDSC first for UK published in-print material.

Address for visitors

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
Information Resource Centre
Lower Ground Floor
Ergon House
Horseferry Road
London SW1P 3JR

Tel: 020 7238 6575 (For non library enquiries please contact the Helpline on 08459 335577)
020 7238 6609


Page last modified: 1 October 2008
Page published: 11 May 2004