Map Collection

University of Leicester

Approx. 100,000 maps, and an atlas collection, covering the UK and the world. Includes historical maps.
A set of 1:2,250 and 1:10,560 County Series OS maps (mainly 2nd edition, 1890s-) for most of England (incomplete for urban areas).

Air photographs include complete cover of Leicestershire


Department of Geography, University Road, LEICESTER LE1 7RH (Bennett Building)

Main contact

Sylvia Holyoak

Telephone number

0116-252-3844 (Bill Hickin), 0116-252-3856 (Sylvia Holyoak)

E-mail address
Opening hours

Mon-Fri 09:30-15:30


By appointment only. Access is available to all.


Photocopier available


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