About the Borough Archives

The Borough Archive

Contains over 1000 archive collections relating to the London Borough of Croydon, its predecessor bodies and the diverse community it now serves.

Riesco Gallery

Home to the 200 items from the Riesco Collection of Chinese ceramics and Croydon's Roman and Anglo-Saxon collections. This gallery is currently closed.

Research Room

The place to go to find out more about our collections and discover the history of your family, house or local community. We are open by appointment on Wednesday and Friday at present.

Learning & access

Our team engage in many community outreach projects seeking to forge partnerships and make links between our work and peoples' everyday lives.


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