Collection care

Ensuring access to our collections through preservation and display, innovative sector-leading treatment and research, documentation and environmental management.

Read more about initiatives underway to help us deliver effective stewardship of The National Archives’ collections.

Learn how we advise other archives, government departments and places of deposit how best to handle documents and mitigate any risks to records collections.

See a list of staff publications relating to our work.

As a centre of excellence and leader in archive conservation, the Collection Care department has redefined the role and competencies of today’s practicing conservator.

Apply for a loan of our documents for display at commemorative exhibitions and for other special purposes.