London Metropolitan Archives


London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) is the largest local authority record office in the UK. There are 32 miles of archives in the strongrooms - an enormous amount of information about the capital and its people. LMA holds records of London government, hospitals, charities, businesses and parish churches. The LMA hold books, documents, photographs, maps and drawings. Nearly 900 years of London history can be brought to life at LMA. If you are a family historian, an academic, an architect or just curious about London, LMA is the place to research.

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Opening Times

Opening Times:

Monday 09.30 - 16:45. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 09.30 - 19.30. Friday closed. The LMA is open on occasional Saturdays - please check before you travel.

Venue Details & Map

London Metropolitan Archives

40 Northampton Road
+44 (0)20 7332 3820
Public transport:
Rail: Kings Cross of Farringdon;Tube: Farringdon or Angel;Bus: 19, 38, 55, 63, 243, 259, 505, 341

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