Try out the side-by-side map. It shows old Maidenhead alongside familiar contemporary maps – and you can change the layers displayed yourself. The maps are not available to print but you can screen-grab.
Maidenhead Heritage Centre and RBWM Museums & Libraries have pooled their collections of historical maps of Maidenhead to bring you the most comprehensive set available online anywhere. 500 detailed maps of Maidenhead, including Ordnance Survey plans for 1875, 1898, 1911, 1930 and 1950. Other (optional) layers are:
- Historic England Listed Buildings
- Historic England Scheduled Monuments
- Historic England Listed Parks & Gardens
- RBWM Conservation Areas
- Land Registry cadastrals (land parcels)
Side-by-side map of Maidenhead and environs
The side-by-side map displays historical maps and satellite imagery on the left and contemporary maps on the right. Approximately 90% of the historical maps can be reached through this viewer.
- Move the slider
- Switch to full-screen mode (not on small screens)
- Select one base layer for each side
- Zoom in-and-out using the buttons, mouse-wheel or two fingers on a handheld device
- Drag the map with a mouse or two fingers on a tablet.
Switch on your location using the pin button. The pointer will move with you but the website does not record anything.
The project to provide historical maps of Maidenhead online was supported by a grant from South-East Museums Development Fund. The grant paid for professional scanning of large-format sheets.
Donations to help with similar online projects would be greatly appreciated. Please press the Donate button top-right.
The optional map overlays use data provided by Historic England and HM Land Registry, obtained November 2019. Both contain data from Ordnance Survey. Please refer to their respective websites for subsequent revisions.
Please visit the Maps page.