About the Foundation
Established in 2003 by Liana Burgess (1929-2007), the International Anthony Burgess Foundation is an independent charity for everyone who is interested in Burgess’s work.
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The Burgess Foundation can be found near Manchester’s universities, just off the main Oxford Road thoroughfare into the city centre. Read on for more details on our location.
The building reopens to the public on 21 June 2021, with the resumption of audience events and archive research visits. The café will remain closed, although our bar will be open for events. We have increased our remote working, so it is currently worth emailing rather than phoning. Full contact details are here.
The building is wheelchair accessible, with an accessible toilet on the ground floor.
Our address is:
International Anthony Burgess Foundation
3 Cambridge Street
We are very close to Manchester Oxford Road (5 minutes walk), Manchester Piccadilly (15 minutes) and Manchester Victoria (15 minutes) rail stations. National Rail Enquiries has information about services.
The nearest Metrolink stop is St. Peter’s Square or Deansgate-Castlefield (both 5 minutes walk). TFGM has more details.
Many local buses serve Cambridge Street and Oxford Road, including numbers 15, 16, 41, 42, 43, 44, 48, 50, 85, 86, 99, 101, 104, 108, 109, 111, 130, 142, 143, 145, 147, 191, 197, 250, 251, 253, 263, 290,and 291. Again, TFGM has more details.
We encourage you to travel into Manchester by public transport if you can. However, if you are travelling my car, there is very limited short-stay on-street parking immediately outside the Engine House. There is also an NCP car park opposite the building on Hulme Street.
Here is our location on Google Maps.