Access the Collections
Accessing the Collections
Find out how to gain access to our Archives, Library and Objects collection, and about reprographics and reproduction requests.
We encourage engagement with our Collections, and are happy to receive requests from researchers, filmmakers, family historians, and anyone else passionate about history and art. Where possible, the Archives and Objects collections are open to public access. To see a full list of everything we hold, please see our catalogue.
Accessing the Archives
Our Archives are held at two different locations – at the Cathedral and at London Metropolitan Archives (LMA).
Opening times: Monday to Wednesday, 10am-4pm (pre-book only).
Details of our archives onsite can be found on our catalogue. To book an appointment and for all other enquiries please contact the Archivist Sarah Radford at SRadford@stpaulscathedral.org.uk.
Archives at London Metropolitan Archives (LMA)
40 Northampton Road
020 7332 3820
Opening times: Monday-Thursday, 10am-4pm (no booking required).
Details of our archives held at LMA can be found on their catalogue under the reference number CLC/313. All arrangements to view material must be made directly with LMA. For further details, please see LMA’s visitor information page.
Images for personal research
- Archive researchers are welcome to take photographs for personal research purposes, at the Archivist’s discretion, free of charge
- Requests for digital images via email are also welcomed. Please contact the Archivist Sarah Radford on SRadford@stpaulscathedral.org.uk for more information.
Images for commercial reproduction
Subject to copyright restrictions, images from our Collections can be provided for commercial reproduction including:
- academic articles
- online use
- television and film.
For further information, including making a permission request and finding out details of costs, please contact Simon Carter on email@example.com.