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Ebury Publishing
Parent companyPenguin Random House
Founded1961; 63 years ago (1961)
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Headquarters locationLondon
Publication typesbooks
Fiction genresgeneral non-fiction
ImprintsBBC Books
Ebury Press
Time Out
Virgin Books

Ebury Publishing is a division of Penguin Random House, and is a publisher of general non-fiction books in the UK. Ebury was founded in 1961 as a division of Nat Mags and was originally located on Ebury Street in London. It was sold to Century Hutchinson in 1989; Century Hutchinson was acquired by Random House.[1][2] Random House merged with Penguin Group to form Penguin Random House in 2013.

Under its umbrella are the imprints BBC Books, Ebury Press, Rider, Time Out, Virgin Books, Ebury Spotlight and Vermilion—each with their own, distinct identity and specialist areas of publishing.


  1. ^ "History of the Random House Imprints". Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  2. ^ McDOWELL, EDWIN (8 May 1987). "Random House to Buy British Group". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 20 January 2018.