Workers’ Co-operative Collections

Capturing the heritage of the workers’ co-operative movement, 1970s-1990s.

Lithosphere Printing Co-operative, London, 1984. Photograph by Martin Stott.

Workers’ Co-operative Images

Images collected as part of the Working Together Project have been digitised and are now available here.

Workers Co-operative Oral Histories

Oral history interviews with those involved in the workers’ co-operative movement 1970s-1990s, collected as part of the project are available here.

Workers’ Co-operative Wikipedia

The Workers’ Co-operative Archive Wiki has been set up as a guide to collections relating to the heritage of the UK workers’ co-operative movement. This includes collections held both at the National Co-operative Archive and at other archival repositories across the UK.

Collections on the Archives Hub

You can view the workers’ co-operative collections held at the National Co-operative Archive on our online catalogue. The catalogue also displays the wider collections held at the National Co-operative Archive.

Preserving your  collections

Guidance on how to preserve your workers’ co-operative collections is available here.