Lambeth Archives

Lambeth Archives have collections reflecting the history of the borough, it is the borough’s record office and local history library. They are currently relocating to a new building in central Brixton.

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Lambeth Archives poster

Lambeth Archives is reopening  

After 133 years of being based at the Minet Library, Lambeth Archives is finally moving its historic collections to a new purpose-built archive facility at 16 Brixton Hill, SW2 1ET.  

The move is nearing completion, and we are delighted to reopen to visitors from Monday 12 February 2024, initially by appointment. Do email archives@lambeth.gov.uk or contact us on 020 7926 6076  to make a booking.

You can easily reach us by public transport.  Brixton Underground and National Rail Stations are just a short walk.  Bus stops close by, serve a number of local bus routes.

Location

Address

Lambeth Archives
16 Brixton Hill
London SW2 1ET
United Kingdom

location

Accessibility

Facility Notes
Disabled toileta disabled access toilet
Wheelchair accesswheelchair access to the library
Lift 

Other information

Venue notes

Facilities and services

Facility Notes
Free research facilitiesIncluding internet access and microfilm readers
Advice and guidance from our staff 
Services for schools and colleges 
Fee-based research and copying serviceFor remote users
Local history publications for sale

Can be purchased in any Lambeth Library.
 

Lambeth Archives price list

Postcards for saleAvailable postcards and prices
Room hirePlease enquire within 

Opening times

Venue opening times

Due to relocation Lambeth Archives is currently closed.

DayOpening times
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
ThursdayClosed
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundaysClosed
Bank HolidaysClosed

Enquiries

Name:
Jon Newman
Job title:
Archives Manager
Phone: