Pavilion Books Holdings Ltd, known popularly as Pavilion, is a publishing company with headquarters at 1, Gower Street, London WC1. It specialises in illustrated book and digital content. Pavilion was founded in 2005 as Anova Books with the acquisition[clarification needed] of the Chrysalis Books Group from the Chrysalis Group. Since then it has acquired or created several other imprints. The company's owner and publisher is Polly Powell. The Managing Director is David Graham. Non-executive directors are Vaughan Grylls, Robin Wood and Nigel Butterfield. Current imprints include:
Batsford, or B. T. Batsford, established 1849, which publishes books in various specialty categories such as applied arts, bridge, chess and horticulture. Prominent chairman was Brian Batsford from 1952 until 1974.
Collins & Brown, an imprint originally launched in 1989 to focus on non-fiction publishing.
National Trust Books, a new imprint established by Pavilion to target National Trust members and others interested in gardening, cooking, and similar topics.