Lambeth Archives is relocating in 2023
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. Staff look forward to reopening its visitor and remote enquiry service at the new archives site late Autumn 2023.
Will visitors still be able to see original material during the temporary closure?
It will only be possible to see original material when the archives service reopens at the new site
What other resources can I use to discover Lambeth’s past?
There are a range of other resources available to discover Lambeth’s rich histories including:
Historic images Borough Photos Lambeth Search for free our rich collection of historic images of the borough, including illustrations, paintings, photographs, some maps and ephemera. Prints can be purchased via the website or email email@example.com to purchase digital files
Members of Lambeth Libraries can access a range of digital resources including Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Ancestry and Times Digital Archive
Access Local history books at Lambeth’s lending libraries, search the libraries and archives catalogue here
View historic home movies, documentaries, and footage of Lambeth here
Lambeth Local History Forum for local history walks as well as recordings of past talks
How can I discover what collections you hold at Lambeth Archives?
Our comprehensive collection guides offer more information
Most of our catalogues are hosted by The National Archives Discovery portal
So why not have a look and plan what you will see when we reopen at the new site
Will you be accepting new archives and local history materials during the temporary closure?
Unfortunately, this will not be possible. However, we look forward to hearing about what you have to offer when we reopen at the new site.