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Opening times

  • Monday 9.30am - 4.45pm (closed bank holidays - see below for details)
  • Tuesday 9.30am - 7.30pm*
  • Wednesday 9.30am - 7.30pm*
  • Thursday 9.30am - 7.30pm*
  • Friday - Closed
  • Saturday - see below for details

Telephone enquiry service

  • Our telephone enquiry service is in operation from 9.30am - 4.45pm, Monday - Thursday
  • Our email enquiry service is in operation from 9.30am - 4.45pm, Monday - Friday.
  • They do not operate on Saturdays.

*Note: on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays all computers, microfilm readers, photocopiers and printers will be turned off by 7.25pm and original documents must be returned to staff by 7.25pm so that the building can close at 7.30pm.

Saturday opening

LMA will be open on the following Saturdays from 9.30am - 4.45pm.

2018

  • 14 April
  • 12 May
  • 9 June
  • 14 July
  • 11 August
  • 8 September
  • 13 October
  • 8 December

Closures 2018

  • Closed every Friday and all bank holidays
  • Monday 2 April - closed: Easter Bank holiday
  • Monday 7 May - closed: Early May bank holiday
  • Monday 28 May - closed: Spring bank holiday
  • Thursday 31 May 2018 - One off closure: Please note that LMA will be closed all day on Thursday 31 May 2018 for London History Day events. We reopen as usual on Monday 4 June at 9.30am
  • Monday 27 August - closed: Summer bank holiday
  • 1 November 2018 - annual closure 2018: We will close on Thursday 1 November at 7.30pm for our annual two week closure - we reopen on Monday 19 November 2018 at 9.30am
  • 24 December 2018 - Christmas Closure: We will close for the Christmas period on Monday 24 December 2018 at 3.00pm and reopen on Wednesday 2 January 2019 at 9.30am

Document ordering times

  • Order times for original documents, maps, prints, books and photographs are every 20 minutes from 9.40am to 4.20pm (excepting Saturday).
  • Collections take place at 20 past, 20 to and on the hour.
  • They are extended until 5.40pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

On Saturdays there are no collections between 12.40pm and 2pm, and collections stop at 4pm.

Last order times for document requests

  • Monday 4.20pm
  • Tuesday 5.40pm
  • Wednesday 5.40pm
  • Thursday 5.40pm
  • Saturday 4pm (see above for Saturday opening dates)
Published:
30 March 2012
Last Modified:
04 April 2018

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