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Reference Number: 61 - Last revised: 03/10/12, Edition 7

Bishopsgate Institute
Bishopsgate Institute
230 Bishopsgate
London
EC2M 4QH

Person in charge: Stefan Dickers (Library and Archives Manager)
Telephone: 020 7392 9270
library@bishopsgate.org.uk
www.bishopsgate.org.uk

Mon, Tues, Weds, Thurs, Sat 10.00 - 17.30, Fri 10.00 - 14.00
No appointments necessary except for Saturday. Special collections are inaccessible between 1pm and 2pm every day except Friday.

Content: Approx. 1,500 maps, exclusively of London. Historical and topographical maps from 1550 to present day, at all scales up to CS 1:1,250.


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Reference Number: 62 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

BP Exploration Operating Co. Ltd.
Map Library
Chertsey Road
Sunbury upon Thames
Middlesex
TW16 7LN

Person in charge: Keith Greenwood
Telephone: 01932 762000
Email: greenwok@bp.com
Telex: 888811

Not open to the public, but bona fide enquiries will be answered as far as possible.

Content: Approx. 55,000 maps and 200 atlases forming an extensive world-wide geological, topographic, hydrologic and thematic coverage of relevance to hydrocarbon exploration.

Note: The extensive, collection of satellite imagery, satellite photography, and aerial photography has now been relocated with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC). This means that for the first time, this archive, which covers a large part of the world's oil exploration area is now available to other companies on a commercial basis. For further details contact: National Remote Sensing Centre, Ltd., Delta House, Southwood Crescent, Southwood, FARNBOROUGH, Hants. GU14 0NL. (Tel: 01252-362033)


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Reference Number: 63 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

Brunel University
Brunel University Library
Uxbridge
Middlesex
UB8 3PH

Person in charge: Head of Library Services
Telephone: 01895 274000 ext. 2782 (Admin.)
Fax: 01895 203263 (Lib.) / 01895 32806 (Univ.)
Email: library@brunel.ac.uk
Website

Term Mon-Thurs 0900-2100 (Fri 1900); Sat 0930-1300; Sun 1400-1900
Vacation Mon-Fri 0900-1700
Prior appointment by general public necessary.

Content: Circa 1,000 maps. OS at scales 1:63,360/1:50,000, 1:25,000 and 1:10,560/1:10,000. Airey Railway Clearing House area maps and Railway Junction diagrams.

Collections include CLINKER and GARNETT.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 64 - Last revised: 28/07/01, Edition 4.

Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society, Ltd.
Library
96A Brighton Road
South Croydon
Surrey
CR2 6AD

Person in charge: Paul W. Sowan (Librarian)
Enquiries to: Mrs. P F Collins
Telephone: (020) 8688 4539
By arrangement
Non-members are allowed reference facilities by appointment only.
Arranngement to be made by letter.
Email: john@greig51.freeserve.co.uk
Website

Articles from recent Bulletins and the Bibliographies for Regional Survey of the Socety are available on the Archives site available through the Home Page.

Content: A collection of some 800 items covering northeast Surrey, south London and northwest Kent, at all scales and dates, and including thematic maps and atlases.

Special collections include that of C.C. FAGG (unpublished land use surveys, 1920s); and SURREY MINES PLANS.

Publications include A Croydon Backcloth: Some little known Estate Maps in Lambeth Palace Library, (L. Thornhill, Procs. CNHSS, vol.16, pt.3, 1977), which includes reproductions of estate plans.


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Reference Number: 66 - Last revised: 05/10/12, Edition 7.

Geological Society
Geological Society Library
Burlington House
Piccadilly
London
W1J 0BG

Person in charge: Paul Johnson (Map Librarian)
Telephone: (020) 7432 0995
Fax: (020) 7439 3470
Email: paul.johnson@geolsoc.org.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 0930-1730
Primarily for use by members of the Society. Visitors are admitted at the Librarian's discretion by prior appointment and on payment of a daily fee.

Content: Approx. 35,000 sheets. Maps of geological and related subjects only. World-wide coverage.


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Reference Number: 67 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

Guildhall Library
Keeper of Prints and Maps
Aldermanbury
London
EC2P 2EJ

Person in charge: Mr. John Fisher
Telephone: (020) 7332 1864
Telephone: (020) 7332 1839
Fax: (020) 7600 3384
Email: john.fisher@ms.corpoflondon.gov.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 0930-1700
Prior appointment desirable.

Content: Approx. 29,000 sheets. Maps of London and its environs.

Maps of the estates of the City of London institutions throughout the UK. Maps of England and Wales.

Publications include Guildhall Studies in London History.

Photocopier available, but numerous restrictions on what can be photocopied. Instant B&W copies can be made from the Library's *data imaging system (COLLAGE). Colour photographs can be supplied within 48 hours (sometimes within an hour). A commercial photographer can supply prints and transparencies.

*Data imaging site: http://collage.nhill.com


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Reference Number: 54 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

Imperial War Museum
Department of Printed Books
Lambeth Road
London
SE1 6HZ

Person in charge: Keeper of the Department of Printed Books
Telephone: (020) 7416 5342
Fax: (020) 7416 5246
Email: books@iwm.org.uk
Website

Mon-Sat 1000-1700, except certain public holidays.
Closed last two weeks of November.
Access to general public - but must be over 16. Prior appointment is desirable.

Content: Approx. 25,000 sheets. Maps relating to warfare in the 20th century, mostly of the First and Second World Wars. Bulk of collection is of British origin, but also large numbers of American, German, and of other nations. Also maps of non-military origin relation to the operations of war, i.e. privately, or commercially published "war maps" and atlases.

Special collections include the TRENCH MAP COLLECTION (approx. 3,000 maps of allied and enemy trenches in the Great War).

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 68 - Last revised: 18/5/09, Edition 6

Kingston University
School of Geography, Geology and the Environment
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey
KT1 2EE

Person in charge: Claire Ivison (Cartographer)
Telephone: (020) 8417 2498
Email: c.ivison@kingston.ac.uk

Access: Members of Kingston University only.

Content: Circa 7,000 maps. Topographic sheets of various countries (principally in Western Europe and Africa) and at different scales. Geological maps, land use maps, etc. Circa 4,000 aerial photographs/satellite images, mainly of the UK. Also teaching data sets from around the world.

No photocopying facilities.


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Reference Number: 69 - Last revised: 01/10/12, Edition 7.

Lambeth Palace Library
Librarian
Lambeth Palace Road
London
SE1 7JU

Person in charge: Mr Giles Mandelbrote
Telephone: (020) 7898 1400

Website: http://www.lambethpalacelibrary.org/

Open: Mon -Tues, Thurs-Fri 10-5; Weds 10.30-5
Closed : Ten days from Good Friday and ten days from Christmas Eve
Open to bona fide students.
Readers ticket required
For wheelchair access, contact library in advance.
For enquiries, please choose the appropriate contact link on website
Proof of identity required

Content: A few maps are held within the general collection (mainly within the Printed Books sequence), but of more particular note are the following manuscript collections: MAP AND DESCRIPTION OF HERTFORDSHIRE BY JOHN NORDEN (1597); MAPS AND SURVEY OF THE PLANTATIONS OF LONDONDERRY BY SIR THOMAS PHILLIPS (1624); and MAPS AND PLANS OF THE ESTATES OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY (Kent, Lancashire and Surrey , 17th-19th centuries).

Publications of note Include A Catalogue of Manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library - In 3 vols. (E.G.W. Bill, 1972-83).


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Reference Number: 70 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

Middlesex University
Map Library
McCrae Building
Queensway
Enfield
Middlesex
EN3 4SF

Located in Room 429

Person in charge: Steve Chilton (Learning and Technical Support Unit Manager)
Telephone: (020) 8362 5355
Fax: (020) 8362 5355
Email: steve8@mdx.ac.uk

Mon-Fri 0900-1700.
Open to the public, but prior appointment necessary. Some restrictions on loans.

Content: Approx. 30,000 sheets. Mostly modern maps, with a few historical. Used for teaching purposes, fieldwork and dissertation topics.

Some aerial photographs and Landsat images.


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