Physics Library study spaces

Changes to the Physics Library from 22 January 2018

The Physics Library is now a supported self-service site. You can can use the self-service machine for issuing and returning your books. For further help you can contact the Arts and Social Sciences Library; either in person at the Information Desk across the road, by phone on 0117 928 8000 or by email at There are staff available from 4.30-7pm Monday to Thursday and 4.30-6pm on Friday during term time to offer support in the evening.

We have added 35 study spaces, including a new booth for group work. Our new staff desk is set up to facilitate pop up events from UoB groups including Study Skills, PDP and Subject Librarian sessions.

Vacation Opening Hours

Vacation hours will run from Monday 11th June to Sunday 16th September.

Monday to Friday: 08:45 - 16:45

Opening hours


HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TL


  • Silent study
  • Staffed
  • Scanning
  • Wheelchair access

Access information

Detailed access information for the Physics Library from DisabledGo.

Extra support

To discuss extra support you may need when coming to the library, including Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs), please contact Library Support.

Study skills training workshops

Free workshops for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students.

This study centre is managed by Library Services.

More information about the Physics Library.

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