Inspire Picture Archive

The Inspire Picture Archive makes it easy to browse and download over 22,000 historical images of Nottinghamshire. The collection includes our wonderful photographs from the Raleigh Cycle Company. From factories, to advertising, to social outings to the seaside; the Raleigh collection represents the best of Inspire’s Heritage images. Get involved to add keywords or comments to the images and share links on social media.

Do you have photos, videos or documents that reflect your life in Nottinghamshire?

We can preserve them forever in Nottinghamshire Archives and online on the Inspire Picture Archive and help you to immortalise your family’s experience. Just complete our simple form here and attach your file. We’ll do the rest.

Your memories will join over 5 million documents which tell the story of Nottinghamshire.