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Name of Library: Spurgeon's College Library

Address: South Norwood Hill, London, SE25 6DJ

Town: London

Telephone: 020 8653 0850 ext. 236

Fax: 020 8771 0959

E-mail: library@spurgeons.ac.uk

Website: http://www.spurgeons.ac.uk

Alternative names


Annabel Haycraft

Job Title


Purpose and main user community of the library

Serves students and staff of the College

Terms of access

Not normally open to non-members of the college for borrowing, but occasionally for reading on site. Written applications to the librarian.

Opening hours

9.00 - 16.15 Wednesdays/Thursdays in term-time, by appointment only.
In vacations opening hours may vary

Disabled access

Not currently suitable for wheelchair users


The library does not normally lend

May lend to ABTAPL member libraries by special arrangement


c. 55,000

Periodicals - Back Issues

145 sets

Current Periodicals



c. 300 videos and audiocassettes

Volumes added per year



General theology, biblical studies, church history, pastoral studies, ethics, world religions.

Special Collections

An archive of material by and about C. H. Spurgeon (1834-1892): books, mss. letters,

newspaper cuttings, portraits, etc.


Spurgeon manuscripts in the archive as described above.

Research resource

Significant resource for the study of C. H. Spurgeon and his importance in Victorian society.

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue


Other facilities


Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff

Voluntary Staff 1


The Library uses Heritage computer software and is a member of the Theological Heritage User Group.

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