Press Release: SILVER CITY COLLECTION MOVES TO THE BA SPEEDBIRD CENTRE

The Silver City Association has reached an agreement with British Airways to place its extensive collection of historical documents, photographs and memorabilia relating to the Silver City company and other parts of the Britavia organisation in the care of the BA Speedbird Centre at BA's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:

Waterside Speedbird Way
Harmondsworth
UB7 0GA.

Access to the collection is by appointment. The Centre is open during Monday-Friday office hours and can be contacted as follows:

E-mail:ba.1.museum@ba.com

Telephone: 020 8562 5777

By post:
British Airways Speedbird Centre
Waterside
PO Box 365
Harmondsworth
UB7 0GB

More information about Silver City Airways and the Silver City Association can be found at Silvercityairways.com

Details of the British Airways Speedbird Centre and Heritage Collection can be found at British Airways History and Heritage