Treasury records

FOI request reference: F0050071
Publication date: September 2017

Request

Treasury records: I would like to know how many files have been transferred by Treasury/Iron Mountain and are currently awaiting release at TNA.

Outcome

Successful

Response

As of 29 August, there are 1,920 transferred files by Treasury/Iron Mountain that are currently awaiting release. Further to this we recently received 22 boxes of previously-retained files from Treasury/Iron Mountain, which are in the process of being accessioned. This amounts to an estimated 330 files, based on an average of 15 files per box.

Therefore in total, The National Archives currently have approximately 2,250 Treasury files in the process of being accessioned and awaiting release.