We are based in Swindon. You can contact us using the details below.

Update: November 2020: COVID-19 - How to contact us

ESRC staff are working remotely for the foreseeable future and ESRC contacts will not be available via telephone.  If you wish to contact any of the teams, please do so via email and we will endeavour to respond to all enquiries as soon as possible.  If your query is urgent, please mark your email appropriately and we will get back to you as soon as we can. 

This message will be updated as the situation changes.

General enquiries

Economic and Social Research Council 
Polaris House 
North Star Avenue 

Email: esrcenquiries@esrc.ukri.org
Telephone: 01793 413114


If you know the name of the person you wish to contact, you can email them at: firstname.lastname@esrc.ukri.org

Note: some staff may use shortened versions of their first names.

Funding and grant holder enquiries

Press, communications and website enquiries

Peer review college

Freedom of information

Executive Chair and senior staff


If you wish to make a complaint please see our complaints procedure.