The magnificent C S Lewis Reading Room didn't come cheap - but generous gifts were given towards the cost.
An important part of the Archbishop of Canterbury's public engagement is through his relationship as patron or president to over 300 organisations.
In addition to national charities and institutions, he is involved in a wide range of interests and good causes within the Church of England, the worldwide Anglican Communion and in secular and civic life.
In this way the Archbishop is able to support public and voluntary service and to affirm the work and achievements of these organisations. A substantial proportion reflects the Archbishop's particular interest in environmental issues, in education, medical and spiritual healing, homelessness, music, poetry and the links between art and religion.