Westminster City Archives offers access to extensive collections of local, family and community history sources. Anyone is welcome to visit the Centre and you do not need an appointment. You can also contact us remotely with an enquiry.
You must now be a member of Westminster Libraries and Archives in order to visit City of Westminster Archives Centre. Membership is free and offers many exciting benefits, including free PC use throughout Westminster Libraries and free access to a wide range of online resources.
You can join Westminster Libraries and Archives when you visit us. You will need to bring evidence of your address. For details of accepted documentation, please see our How Do I Join? page.
Once you have joined, please bring your card along each time you visit us. Your card will enable you to access our network of PC terminals at the Centre.
How to find us and get in touch with your enquiries
Details of our Searchroom opening hours
Prepare your visit to the Westminster City Archives Searchroom
Visitors to the Archives Centre are asked to join Westminster Libraries and Archives. Find out how to become a member here
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