Francis Close Hall Library

Students walking through Francis Close Hall campus.

Opening hours

A montage of different clocks.

Access to books, journals, computers and study space is available at all times, during term time. Use your University ID card to enter the library.

The IT and Library Helpzone is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
(excluding bank holidays)

Where to find us

Francis Close Hall Campus, Swindon Rd, Cheltenham. Gloucestershire GL50 4AZ


Woman selecting a book from a bookshelf.

Francis Close Hall library specialises in these subject areas:

  • Arts
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Natural and social sciences

Students are welcome to use all resources at any of the campus libraries, whichever subject you are studying.

Virtual tour

Francis Close Hall Library Virtual Tour

Take a tour around Francis Close Hall Library from the comfort of your favourite armchair. For an even more immersive experience, the virtual tour is VR Headset compatible.

Quad Walk Gallery

Francis Close Hall library is the home of the Quad Walk Gallery, a space for students, staff and visitors to display their work. For more information, please contact: