British Airways Heritage Centre

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.

The 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.

British Airways Heritage Centre

Waterside, Speedbird Way, Harmondsworth, Middlesex
London Greater London United Kingdom UB7 0GA

Open daily

By appointment only, call 020 8562 5777