The Collection

Preserving our heritage

In this section of the website you will find information about our collection, some of the stories behind it, and the policies that we have adopted for its management.

model of ice cart with horse and driver Model of an ice delivery cart that delivered ice around London from our building. The model was made in approximately the 1890s.

Our collection includes artifacts and archives relating to the canals of London and the ice trade. Note that we do not hold canal company records here, or records of any individuals' careers.

If you are looking for archive images, we have an archive image Picture Shop where you will find a selection of images from our collection.