We recognise that the advertising and brand communication industries rely upon innovation, first rate information management and world class customer service. Our archive services are designed to meet that commitment to all clients.

With its secure, environmentally controlled (BS 4971:2017), archive strong room facilities, HAT provides long-term care and preservation for archive collections managed by a professionally qualified archive team and supported by well trained volunteers. We collect and maintain traditional paper, print and video tape collections in addition to the preservation of digital collections. Depositors have peace of mind that HAT always makes their business archive requirements a top priority.

More details about some of our bespoke archive services
  • Professional archive arrangement, documentation and cataloguing
  • Transfer of material into conservation-standard acid-free boxes and packaging materials
  • Research and enquiry services by knowledgeable and helpful staff
  • Access to HAT’s comprehensive specialist brand communications and media archive, library and information resources
  • Digital scanning of documents and images
  • Digital transfer service of video and other footage formats
  • Efficient internal retrieval and returns system 
  • Development and maintenance of customised and online archive galleries and web pages on behalf of clients for easy access to their archive images and data from their own company offices
  • In consultation with the client, HAT can develop online galleries of low-res and watermarked branded images for global public access as well as themed e-learning resources for teachers and students
  • HAT keenly observes current UK copyright and data protection law and best practice within all areas of its operation

Most client collections include material which complements our own archive relating to the history of advertising and brand communication. As such, there are additional benefits for agencies and brands who work with us:

è Agency legacy
è Brand heritage

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