• View of London Metropolitan Archives 1930s and 1990s buildings
  • Scanning archives in the LMA Digital Studio
  • LMA strongroom
  • Smoking notice from the former Temple Press in LMA strongroom

London Metropolitan Archives

F W Troup

place
40 Northampton Road, EC1R 0HB
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Partial disabled access, Toilets
LMA's older building was built in the late 1930s for the Temple Press and has many original features. Purpose built extension in early 1990s for archival storage. Public rooms remodelled by Bisset Adams in 2000s.

Access

Saturday 22nd

Open 10am–5pm

Access to first floor visitor lounge, public areas and cloakrooms.

group
  • Tour of basement strong rooms and conservation studio every 60 mins (10.30am-4.30pm). Visitors will need to climb several flights of stairs .
  • Tour of Digital Studio every 60 mins (11am-4pm). Visitors will need to climb several flights of stairs.
event
  • Picturing Forgotten London (exhibition) (Exhibition of paintings, photographs and films capturing London's vanished architecture)

info_outline This building is open free of charge at other times of the year

Pre-booking is required for this building

Design

Original design
F W Troup, H.R. Steele, 1939
Extension
Culpin Partnership, 1994
Type
Library
Period
Historical/contemporary