London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

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40 Northampton Road

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Telephone: 020 7332 3820

Fax: 020 7833 9136


Open: Monday 9.30-4.45, Tuesday 9.30-4.45, Wednesday 9.30-7.30, Thursday 9.30-4.45, Friday CLOSED, selected Saturdays (usually the second in the month) 9.30-4.45

Closed: Closed Fridays; bank holidays, Christmas/New Year; late Oct/early Nov annual stocktake

  • Wheelchair access
  • Research Service

London Metropolitan Archives also holds the records of the Corporation of London (known as City of London since 2006) formerly held by the Corporation of London Record Office. In 2008 Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section and Guildhall Library Prints and Maps merged with London Metropolitan Archives

  • Many of their major genealogical sources are available on
  • Exhibition area with displays changing approximately three times per annum
  • They have active events and schools programmes, details of which are available on their website
  • The Mediatheque brings together resources for their visual collections, including their film holdings
  • ARCHON code: 74

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