Next Steps

Below is an outline timetable of key next steps


  • ‘@ the Lit’ campaign in place with community and Councillor support
  • Establishment of a new Literary Institute Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)
  • Meetings with Runnymede Borough Council’s Chief Executive, Community Working Group and the Community Services Committee


  • Literary Institute CIO to liaise with RBC regarding lease arrangements of the building
  • Undertake pilot delivery in space (inc sub-letting to community groups)
  • Grant applications made for full Feasibility Study and Options Paper
  • Draft Business Plan
  • Application made to Clore Duffield (or similar) for redevelopment of Hall & Activity Room


  • National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) Phase 1 application for rest of building redevelopment
  • Mid-term milestone: Redevelopment and reopening of the Hall & Activity Room
  • Mid-term milestone: loan of a Magna Carta to arrive at Egham Museum


  • National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) Development Phase


  • National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) Phase 2 application, delivery and reopening of full ‘@ The Lit’ offer


  • End goal: Full opening of the ‘@ the Lit’ hub with a financially self-sufficient model in place.

Visit The Vision page to see our ideas so far and to contribute your feedback.  If you want to get involved and support this vision, go to the Contact page for more details.