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.

A picture of Lambeth Archives

Lambeth Archives is relocating soon

After 133 years of being based at the Minet Library, Lambeth Archives is finally moving its historic collections to a new purpose-built archive building at 16 Brixton Hill. The move should be complete by January 2024.

Get the latest information about our Lambeth Archives relocation.

For information about the Archives, collections, and available materials, please see the Lambeth Archives pages.



Lambeth Archives
52 Knatchbull Road
London SE5 9QY
United Kingdom



Facility  Notes
Disabled toilet

a disabled access toilet

Wheelchair access wheelchair access to the library

Other information

Venue notes

Facilities and services

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

Can be purchased in any Lambeth Library.

Lambeth Archives price list

Postcards for sale Available postcards and prices

Opening times

Venue opening times

Due to relocation Lambeth Archives is currently closed.

Day Opening times


Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sundays Closed
Bank Holidays Closed


Jon Newman / Len Reilly
Job title:
Archives Manager