Local Archives

Access to Archives enables access to the National Archives and many others throughout the country. The London Metropolitan Archive combines the records of the City of London; the Greater London Council; the Diocese of London; business and many other archives. With online catalogue, and the Collage vast collection of images online.

The Bishopsgate Institute has wide collections, specialising in East London, and offers many courses on the history of the area. Nearby local archives include:

Tower Hamlets Local History and Archives at the Idea Store.
Islington Local History Centre with online catalogue.
Haringey Archive and Local History.
Newham Local History and Archives with a selection of photos.

Discover more about Local History Societies > or go back to Historic Built Environment