Researching the Archive Collections of English Heritage Industrial Heritage

Industrial Collections Index (HTML Version updated 2023)

Are you interested in finding out more about your town’s local industry? Or do you want to know more about an industry your family worked in? Whether you are a local historian, a student of architecture or social history, or just interested from a personal point of view, use this online guide to Historic England's (formerly English Heritage's) collections on industrial heritage as a starting point for your investigation.

It will tell you what collections of original photographs and documents are held, and as the vast majority of these are unique and unpublished, they are only to be found in the Historic England archive.

Architectural plans, reports, and historic photographs and are just some of the resources available.

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed


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