The V&A Clothworkers Centre has Opened

Blythe House, Clothworkers Centre, V&A
Blythe House, Clothworkers Centre, Kensington, London; photo courtesy : V&A Museum

This Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion at Blythe House in west London, offering unprecedented access to the museum’s textiles, receives about 800 requests for access from researchers a year. Visits must be booked in advance, and applications must include an explanation of the purposes of the research. Read more about booking and appointment (
The Centre’s Future Plan is transforming the V&A by revitalising visitor facilities and redisplaying the collection. – Address: Blythe House, 23 Blythe Road, London W14 OQX, UK; e-mail: