The Foundation

Reading Room

As art is a mirror of oneself and oneself is one’s life, so it is right to want to know about the life. – Anthony Burgess

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Accepted identity documents:

Please bring two forms of identity with you when you visit, one confirming your address and the other confirming your name.

Proof of your address:

  • Bank/building society statement (dated within the last three months)
  • Credit card statement (dated within the last three months)
  • Utilities bill (dated within the last three months)
  • Current NHS medical card
  • Benefit agency book or original notification letter
  • Council tax statement for the current year
  • National ID card with address
  • Current home insurance policy
  • HM Customs and Revenues statement
  • Home Office permit to stay
  • University certificate for hall of residence (stamped and signed by the educational institution)
  • Driving licence with address
  • Student loans company LEA/SAAS award letter

Proof of your name with valid signature:

  • Passport
  • Driving licence
  • Bank/credit card
  • National ID card
  • Police/Customs/Home Office/warrant card
  • Forces ID card