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For the last two years, I have been fortunate to work on an exciting regeneration project located beneath the streets of London. This project will see the British Postal Museum and Archive (BPMA) become the custodian of a section of the Post Office Underground Railway, more commonly known as the ‘Mail Rail’.

Following a successful HLF application, the project is gaining momentum, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to post a blog about it!

photo The Mail Rail Tunnels

So, who are the BPMA? They are the leading resource for all aspects of British postal history. Caring for the visual, physical and written records of over 400 years of postal heritage, they are the custodian of the nationally significant collections of the Royal Mail Archive and the museum collection of the former National Postal Museum. The BPMA’s mission is to increase public access to these collections, making the…

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