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Repository details


British Postal Museum and Archive: The Royal Mail Archive

Archon Code : 813


Contact Details

Freeling House
Phoenix Place

Tel: 020 7239 2570
Fax: 020 7239 2576
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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
  • 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 :

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1994 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013

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Online finding aids for this repository

Link to repository's catalogue

Last amended : 27-May-2014 10:01