The Silver City Association has reached an agreement with British Airways to place its extensive collection of historical documents, photographs and memorabilia relating to the Silver City company and other parts of the Britavia organisation in the care of the BA Speedbird Centre at BA's Waterside head offices near London Heathrow Airport.
Association Chairman Paul Ross said: "We are very excited that our collection has found such a good home where it will help to tell the story of post-war British civil aviation and where the material will be conserved, catalogued and made available to researchers."
Jim Davies of the BA Speedbird Centre said: "We are delighted to hold the Silver City material in our archive here at Waterside, where it will be accessible to researchers and others interested in studying what was a pioneering and innovative airline."
The BA Speedbird Centre is located at:
Access to the collection is by appointment. The Centre is open during Monday-Friday office hours and can be contacted as follows: