Britain from Above

aerial photographic archive

This Britain from Above website features 95,000 aerial photographs of Britain, dating from 1919-1953. The images come from the *Aerofilms collection, and were digitised and made public during the four-year Britain from Above project.

Explore the collection of photographs to see how life changed over time in Britain by using the galleries or use the search button to find photos from a particular area – each record is linked to Ordnance Survey pin, and shows the map underneath the photo, so you can zoom in and out of the area

  • *Read about Aerofilms Collection here
  • Watch a film on the Aerofilms company, where so many of the images in the collection come from
  • See what legacy the Britain from Above project created

Posted by: R. Boyde for Historic Environment Scotland

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