National accreditation for Birmingham Archives and Collections

The Library of Birmingham

The Library of Birmingham. Pic: Neil Thompson

The Birmingham Archives and Collections service has been given national recognition.

Based at the Library of Birmingham, the facility has been awarded archive service accreditation by The National Archives.

The award shows the city service is maintaining its collections alongside national guidelines.

Cllr Ian Ward, deputy leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for Birmingham Archives and Collections, recognising the considerable efforts by the Library of Birmingham’s archives staff to ensure records relating to the city, its communities and our heritage are well maintained. Well done to all involved.”

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