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Uncover the stories held within our archive collections.

COVID-19 Lockdown

Our Library, Archive and Members' Hub is closed due to the latest COVID-19 restrictions.

Our loan services are temporarily suspended and all current loans will be extended. As our building is closed, please don't post items back to us at present.

You can still access our online library, Virtual Archive or send us an enquiry at library@imeche.org



  • Research support

    We can help you make the most of your Archive catalogue search, answer historical enquiries, provide images and make appointments.

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  • Engineers at War

    Discover stories of how engineering skills helped support efforts during the First World War.

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Contact the Archive services team if you have any questions about our Archive or artefacts.

Doing some research? We can provide you with research support.

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