Press

The British Postal Museum & Archive is the leading resource for all aspects of British postal heritage. From staff records to stamps and from transport to telegrams, we care for the visual, written and physical records from over 400 years of innovation and service. We aim to help journalists from around the world.

Press Releases

See below for our most recent press releases.

Images & Logos

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Press contacts

Please address press enquiries to press@postalheritage.org.uk where it will be seen and acted upon by a member of the Communications Team.

Harry Huskisson
Communications Manager
Phone: +44 (0)20 7354 7277
Email: harry.huskisson@postalheritage.org.uk

Sarah Carr
Communications Officer
Phone: +44 (0)20 7354 7278
Email: sarah.carr@postalheritage.org.uk

Mail Rail Gets Green Light

12 March 2014

Islington Borough Council has approved the British Postal Museum & Archive’s planning application to develop Mail Rail into a unique ride.



New Post & Go Machine for the BPMA

10 March 2014

On 24 March a new A001 Post & Go machine will be installed at the British Postal Museum & Archive.



BPMA confirms Postage Due Centenary stamp issue

10 December 2013

The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) today announced that it will be introducing a new commemorative stamp issue to its Post & Go machine at...



World's Oldest Christmas Card Turns 170

3 December 2013

In an age of instant communication, the Christmas card remains a popular choice for sending seasonal messages to friends and family, but it hasn’t...



British Postal Museum & Archive Submits Planning Application to Preserve Underground Railway

10 October 2013

The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) has submitted a planning application for the development of a section of the old Post Office Underground...



Google Cultural Institute Puts BPMA’s Great Train Robbery Exhibition Online

8 August 2013

The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) today announced the launch of an online exhibition based on its travelling exhibition, The Great Train...



BPMA adds QEII pre-decimal stamp artwork to online catalogue

18 July 2013

The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) announced today that it has made a substantial update to its online catalogue. Some 2450 QEII pre-decimal...



British Postal Museum & Archive Volunteer Lands National Award for Museum Learning

11 July 2013

BPMA volunteer Erene Grieve has been jointly-awarded The British Museum and Marsh Christian Trust’s national volunteer award for museum learning...



Sotheby’s Sale of Duplicate Stamps from The British Postal Museum & Archive in London in July 2013

14 May 2013

The Most Important Archival Sale of Stamps Ever To Take Place. Auction To Support a New, Permanent and Sustainable Museum for BPMA’s Collections in...



Historic Duplicate Stamp Sale to Benefit New Home for The British Postal Museum & Archive

14 May 2013

Sotheby's will stage an historic auction featuring duplicate stamps from the British Postal Museum & Archive



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