Thamesmead Community Archive 

This community archive is home to photos, videos, posters, brochures, architects’ drawings, documents and audio interviews that tell us more about Thamesmead’s history. It holds hundreds of local items spanning seven decades. 

Material for the archive has been mostly collected from local residents (past and present), Bexley Local Studies and Archive, London Metropolitan Archive, the British Library, the RIBA archive, housing associations and local authorities.  

If you have a story to tell or images of Thamesmead through the ages, please visit the Thamesmead Community Archive website 

Thamesmead's Community Archive is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

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Black Culture Collective

Black Culture Collective

The Black Culture Collective (BCC) commissions events and activities that celebrate and showcase local Black culture and heritage.
Culture Forum Photo Credit Paul Upward Photography

Thamesmead Culture Forum

Find out about the latest cultural activities happening on your doorstep and influence plans for future events.
Craft Workshop

Thamesmead Community Fund

Apply for a grant of up to £3,000 to deliver cultural or community projects to benefit Thamesmead’s residents.

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