Showing posts for Interesting stories.
05 Jan 2017
Tom and I thought we’d use the festive period as an excuse to share some images and stories from the archive (very) loosely connected to the twelve days of Christmas. It was actually much harder than we thought – there are a lot of birds in the song and not many in the archive but we’ve done our best...
The third and final blog in a series of three relating to our new digital archive installations at St Helen's. Discover within stories of famous customers, staff, and directors, as well as those of less reputable esteem!
The second of three blogs highlighting new interactive displays installed at our headquarters in London.
We've recently unveiled two new digital archive installations in the reception area at our head office in London. As part of the building’s refurbishment, we were given some space for a history wall and we’ve taken the opportunity to show off our amazing heritage using the latest technology.
Stories from archive with a political slant.
20 Apr 2015
In honour of the arrival of spring here is a blog on a farming and livestock theme.
05 Mar 2014
Sometimes the conservation of our archive material can reveal new information - even on Aviva's more famous customers.
26 Jul 2012
Today the Olympic flame reaches Westminster where we can trace our history back to 1696 and the foundation of the Hand-in-Hand.
Today the Olympic flame moves to Haringey, an area roughly covered by the North London branches of our various constituent companies.
Our history in Ealing can almost certainly be traced back to the early 1730s when Hand-in-Hand and Union extended their businesses to areas within 10 miles of the City and Westminster.