Contact us: Special Collections, Cadbury Research Library

Contact us

  • Tel: +44 (0) 121 414 5839
  • Email:

Finding us

The Cadbury Research Library is located on the Lower Ground Floor of the Muirhead Tower accessible through the foyer area of the building. Take the lift or stairs to the Lower Ground (LG) floor and then follow the signs to the Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections.   


Postal address

  • Special Collections
    Cadbury Research Library
    Muirhead Tower (LG Floor)
    University of Birmingham
    B15 2TT

Opening hours

  • Monday  10am – 5pm
  • Tuesday  9am – 5pm
  • Wednesday  9am – 5pm
  • Thursday  9am – 7pm
  • Friday  9am – 5pm

Please note: requests for material must be placed by 4.15pm, or 4.30pm on Thursdays. If you are visiting on our late Thursday opening but are arriving after 4.30pm, you will need to pre order the material you wish to consult.

Please be aware we are expecting some noise disruption during the Summer and Autumn months of 2017 while the neighbouring building is demolished.

Closed days

The Cadbury Research Library is closed on all University closed days.

Disabled access

There is a lift to the side and also at the rear of Muirhead Tower which will take you up into the main foyer area of the building. From here you will need to use the internal Muirhead Tower lift to the Lower Ground floor (LG) to get to the Cadbury Research Library reception area.  For more information about disabled access please telephone 0121 414 5839. 

Available facilities

The Cadbury Research Library has a variety of facilities available to members when they visit. To find out more please visit our facilities page

Special Collections Card

To access The Cadbury Research Library, you must apply for a Special Collections Card on your first visit.


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