Contact us

General enquiries

If you have a general enquiry about ordering images from the British Library through
our online order form, please contact our Customer Services team.

t: +44 (0)1937 546060

e: customer-services@bl.uk

Our lines are open 08.30 – 18.30, Monday to Thursday and 08.30 – 17.30 on Fridays, except for public holidays. We respond to all email enquires within 10 working days. Customers who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired can use a text phone to contact Customer Services on +44 (0)1937 546434.

Digitisation projects and specialist services

To talk to us about our managed digitisation and specialist imaging services and arrange for us to give you a quote for your project, please contact our studios in St Pancras, London or Boston Spa, Yorkshire. Requests for information and requests for proposals should also be sent to these addresses.

For managed digitisation projects

Digitisation Services
British Library
Boston Spa
Wetherby
LS23 7BQ
United Kingdom

e: businessdevelopment@bl.uk

For specialist imaging services

Imaging Services
British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
United Kingdom

e: businessdevelopment@bl.uk

Permissions

For information about clearing permissions to use British Library images commercially or queries about using our online permissions form, please contact our Permissions team.

Permissions Department
British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
United Kingdom

t: +44 (0)20 7412 7755

e: permissions@bl.uk

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