The British Airways Heritage Collection is based at the airline’s Head Office building and was formed to preserve the records and artefacts of British Airways predecessor companies: BOAC, BEA, BSAA and the pre-war Imperial Airways and the original British Airways Ltd.
About the British Airways Heritage collectionThe British Airways Heritage collection has existed since the formation of British Airways. It was formed to preserve the records and artefacts of British Airways predecessor companies BOAC, BEA, BSAA and the pre-war Imperial Airways and British Airways Ltd.
The collection comprises of an extensive document archive recording the formation, development and operations of the British Airways and its predecessor companies as well as memorabilia and artefacts.
Over 130 uniforms from the 1930s to the present day are preserved as well as a large collection of aircraft models and pictures.
Visits are by appointment only.
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Fequently asked questions
What's the nearest railway station to British Airways Heritage collection
The nearest station is Heathrow Terminal 5 which is 1.1 miles away.