City of Westminster Archives Centre
Collection of films drawn from Westminster City Council, local history societies and businesses on a range of subjects, including street views of St Marylebone in the early 1950s, Paddington in 1960, World War Two paper salavage appeal by Mayor of Westminster and Liberty print works at Merton Abbey.
Westminster City Archives holds of the archives of Westminster City Council and the former London Boroughs of Paddington and St Marylebone. Records include those of churches, businesses, schools, charities, estates, family and private papers.
10 St Ann
Phone: 020 7641 5180
Access: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10-7, Friday and Saturday 10-5, access by appointment through public access computers in Searchroom.
Westminster City Archives collects film material that documents the fabric, business and social life in Westminster.
Highlights of the collection include rare colour footage of St Marylebone "All On A Winter's Day" from the early 1950s and footage of Paddington in 1960 prior to major redevelopment, inxcluding the construction of the Westway.
Adrian Autton, Former Archives Manager