Useful Links

The Association for Industrial Archaeology is the country's major IA Society.

The Newcomen Society is the world's oldest learned society devoted to the study of the history of engineering and technology.

The European Route of Industrial Heritage is a network of the most important industrial heritage sites in Europe, from disused production plants to industrial landscape parks and interactive technology museums.

TICCIH is the international organisation for industrial archaeology and the industrial heritage. Its aim is to study, protect, conserve and explain the remains of industrialisation.

E-FAITH, the European Federation of Associations of Industrial and Technical Heritage, is a platform promoting contacts and co-operation between volunteers and non profit volunteer associations in Europe.

Heritage of Industry is a member of the Trevithick Society which is one of the oldest industrial preservation societies in the UK, taking its name from Cornwall's greatest engineer, Richard Trevithick, a key figure in the development of high pressure steam and its application in engines for mining and transport use.

Heritage of Industry is a member of NAMHO, the National Association of Mining History Organisations whose object is to increase the knowledge of mining history in the United Kingdom and Ireland and to promote it in all its aspects.

Local IA Groups

Berkshire Industrial Archaeology Group aims to encourage a wider appreciation of industrial archaeology and act as a stimulant to the study of the industrial heritage of the English county of Berkshire and its surroundings.

GLIAS is London's IA Society with an online newsletter and lots more. Essential for Londoners and those interested in London.

For a list of many more local IA Groups see the AIA Affiliated Societies page: