The Vision

The Literary Institute has the potential to act as physical space for creating Egham town’s identity through enriching arts, heritage and tourism experiences.  By building on our cultural heritage and historic landscape, this new hub in Egham will become a place residents are proud of and others will want to visit. Our aspiration is: the… Continue reading


Egham can act as a ‘Gateway to Magna Carta Country’.  With investment taking place at Runnymede, both Heritage Lottery Funded for the National Trust and Council funded at the Pleasure Grounds, The Literary Institute can ensure the town’s development is joined-up with other investment, creating a richer inter-linked story for visitors. To achieve this, a… Continue reading Tourism


The first floor of the Literary Institute will be the new home of an indoor market, offering unique and bespoke products created by local artists and makers.  It will enable start-ups and previously home-based sole traders a space from which to sell their items through a co-operative style venture that is cost effective, thereby encouraging… Continue reading Retail