The National Archives
Search our website
  • Search our website
  • Search our records
   
 
Montage of images from the National Archives Image Library ARCHON Directory
Welcome (ARCHON Directory home page) About the ARCHON Directory Help - opens in a new window
Search Add or amend an entry
 
 
 

Repository details

 
 
   
 

British Postal Museum and Archive: The Royal Mail Archive

Archon Code : 813

 

Contact Details

Freeling House
Phoenix Place
London
WC1X 0DL
England

Tel: 020 7239 2570
Fax: 020 7239 2576
Email: info@postalheritage.org.uk
Website: http://www.postalheritage.org.uk/External link - opens in a new window
Online map: streetmapExternal link - opens in a new window

Access information

  • Open : M-W, F 10-5, Thu 10-7; 2nd Saturday every month 10-5 NB CLOSED following Monday. Check website for details
  • Closed : Closed on all public holidays
  • Wheelchair access
  • The British Postal Museum & Archive will be closed 12-26 May 2014 (inclusive) for annual stocktaking. It will reopen at 10am on Tues, 27 May, 2014.
    Email, letter and telephone enquiries will continue to be dealt with, but response times may be a little longer than usual

  • Reprographics: photocopies, scans

  • The Royal Mail Archive includes records of The Post Office and Royal Mail from 1636 to the present day, including working files, staff records, visual records (poster, photographs, artwork), stamps of Great Britain from the Penny Black onwards, and records of British postal markings over four centuries

  • Information sheets on key topics available via website

  • Public record material is also catalogued under POST reference on National Archives online catalogue

  • Wheelchair access, hearing loop, accessible toilet

  • User card required - please bring proof of identity on first visit (further details on website)
  • Research service
  • Proof of identity required

NRA information for this repository

The NRA indexes contain the following entries for this repository :

Browse the major accessions to this repository by year.
If a date is not displayed there are no accessions for that year.

1994 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Accessions to other repositories can also be viewed on this website.

Online finding aids for this repository

Link to repository's catalogue

Link(s) to networks :

Last amended : 26-Mar-2014 15:10

Back