Search and Licensing Services
There are over a million records for photographs, plans and drawings of buildings and archaeological sites that you can search online. Millions more photographs, plans and drawings are still to be digitised.
Christmas and New Year break
Our enquiry and ordering service will be suspended between 23 December 2019 and 1 January 2020 (inclusive). We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Please note the deadlines below:
- Photographic/Scan Orders - Monday 2 December 10am
- Express Orders - Wednesday 18 December 10am
- Priority Search Service - Thursday 19 December 10am
- Priority Plus Search Service - Friday 20 December 10am
These dates allow for despatch of print/photocopy orders on 20 December. This does not guarantee a pre-Christmas delivery.
Any enquiries and orders received after 10am on 20 December will be picked up on 2 January 2020.
Search and copying services
Can't find what you're looking for? We offer a range of free and charged-for services to help you use the Archive. For full details, see Archive Services and Price List.
You'll find guidance notes on page 2 of the form.
We'll tell you whether we can issue permission, and if there is a charge. We'll aim to do this within 15 working days of receipt of your completed form. We'll ask for your confirmation before raising an invoice for any reproduction fee, and we'll then email or post our permission letter to you.
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