Workers’ Co-operative Resources

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

The Lake School of English, Oxford 1981. Photograph by Martin Stott.

You can view the wider collections held at the National Co-operative Archive on our online catalogue.

The Workers’ Co-operative Archive Wiki has been set up specifically as a guide to sources relating to the heritage of the UK workers’ co-operative movement.

The Wiki will include:

  • Collections: a guide to archival and published collections held both at the National Co-operative Archive and at other archival repositories in the UK
  • Case Studies: links to examples of past and current workers’ co-operatives in the UK.
  • Learning Resources: relating to the heritage of the workers’ co-operative movement.
  • Preserve your collections: guidance on how to preserve workers’ co-operative material held outside of an archive