London Borough of Croydon

Key Information

  • Collection Name: Croydon Local Studies and Archives
  • Reference Number: 028
  • Date of last revision: 11 February 2007
  • Address: Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
  • Person in charge: Mr Steve Roud (Local Studies Librarian)
  • Contact telephone number(s): 020 87266900 x 61112
  • Contact email address: localstudies@croydon.gov.uk
  • Website: www.croydon.gov.uk/leisure/artsentertainmentculture/culture/localstudieslibrary
  • Opening hours: Monday 9-7; Tuesday 9-6; Wednesday 9-6; Thursday 9.30-6; Friday 9-6; Saturday 9-5
  • Access: Prior appointment desirable for historic maps
  • Facilities for copying: Photocopying. Dyeline reproductions of some sets of 19th century maps available.

Content: Circa 4,000 sheets. Historical collection of Croydon and Surrey, including early OS County Series at 1:2,500 and 1:10,560. Current OS 1:1,250 for Croydon; 1:10,000 for TQ grid area; 1:25,000 and 1:50,000 for UK. Geology at

1:50,000. Goad plans for London Borough of Croydon.

Published by: Clare Gordon

Clare Gordon