Record Details

NGOBritish Council
AddressBritish Council, 10 Spring Gardens, London, SW1A 2BN
Telephone0161 9577755
Background InformationThe British Council is a major educational and cultural body, seeking to build links between people in the UK and around the world, and to promote British culture. A leading activity is the teaching of English. Established by the Foreign Office, the Council continues to be funded by the British Government, and has the status of a non-departmental public body. Charity no. 209131, company no. RC000060. Source:
Year Created1934
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesBritish Committee for Relations with Other Countries; British Council for Relations with Other Countries
Related OrganisationsForeign and Commonwealth Office
KeywordsEducation; International relations and international affairs.
Last Edited ByRC at 02/10/2007 14:21:25