The changing face of Kew

The changing face of Kew

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 6th Feb 2018

Paul Davies, Operations Director for The National Archives and a resident of Kew, will talk about the history of The National Archives’ site. Previously known as Kew Meadows, it played an important role in both world wars before the arrival of the Public Record Office almost 40 years ago.

Paul will talk about the 1990s extension of what has now become The National Archives and the internal remodelling of some of the public access areas, and will bring us up to date with what has been happening with the neighbouring former Inland Revenue site.

Cost: Free of Charge


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Europe/London The changing face of Kew Paul Davies, Operations Director for The National Archives and a resident of Kew, will talk about the history of The National Archives’ site. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/02/06/the-changing-face-of-kew-160367 The National Archives,Bessant Dr.,,London

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Location

The National Archives,

Bessant Dr.,
London,
TW9 4DU

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