Company information

Who owns and runs this website?

The British Newspaper Archive is owned and run by brightsolid Newspaper Archive Limited. It is a commercial partnership with the British Library.

In turn, we are wholly owned by DC Thomson Family History Limited, the same company that brings you family history websites findmypast, GenesReunited, Lives of the First World War, ScotlandsPeople and many more.

Ultimately, we are owned by DC Thomson & Co Limited, a UK-based, family-owned business that has been involved in publishing since the mid 19th century. 

The official bit

brightsolid Newspaper Archive Limited is a UK limited company. We are incorporated in Scotland. Our registered company number is SC375068 and our registered office address is Gateway House, Luna Place, Dundee Technology Park, Dundee, DD2 1TP.

We are registered as a Data Processor with the Information Commissioner's Office: our registration number is Z284784X and you can check our registration here.

We are registered in the UK for VAT (value-added tax), our registration number is: GB 927 1672 12

Get in touch

Do you have questions, comments, feedback? Get in touch: we'd be happy to hear from you and aim to get back to you within 2 working days.

If you'd prefer to write or phone, here are our details:

Customer Support, The British Newspaper Archive, 6 Chapel Place, Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DQ

Phone: 01382 210100 (International: +44 1382 210100)