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Frequently Asked Questions

Binding

What type of binding do you offer?

We offer a wide range of binding:

  • Spiral
  • Slide
  • Tape
  • Unibind
  • Hard Back Binding
  • Perfect Binding

 

How long does it take?

Depending on the type of binding and volume, we can turn binding around:-

Spiral - within the same day - while you wait service is available.

Slide - within the same day, while you wait service is available.

Tape - within the same day, while you wait service is available.

Unibind - while you wait.

Hard Back Binding - 5 working days, an urgent service is available.

Perfect Binding - 3 - 5 working days please check for availability if your binding is urgent.

 

Can you bind something I have printed?

We can bind your document if you have printed your own, or we can offer a print and bind service.

 

Can you bind A5/A3?

We can only bind the following in A5

  • Tape Bind
  • Spiral Bind
  • Perfect Binding

The following in A3:

  • Spiral Binding

 

How much does it cost?

Unibind / Spiral / Tape / Slide is £3 - urgent service (while you wait/within the hour) £5

Hard Back Binding
5 days - £23.50
2.5 days - £35.00
24 hours - £50.00

Perfect Binding - please request for quote

 

Can I pay for my work on collection?

All work must be paid for before your order is processed and completed.

 

Posters

What weight of paper do you print onto?

Posters are printed on high quality 200gsm photo satin quick dry stock.

 

How long does it take?

Depending on busy times, we can usually print your poster within the same day.
The service we provide is first come first serve, so if your class has the same hand in date/time please allow extra time for this.

 

What size do you print up to?

We can print upto 60” wide, any length.

 

Do you laminate?

Laminating is available for all types of work.

 

What is the difference between matt and gloss?

Gloss is a very high shiny finish, matt is dull and perfect for posters to be displayed on a wall, avoiding glare from the lights.

 

How much does it cost?

Please see our poster page for all the prices

 

How should I save my file?

High quality print PDF files are prefered, but we can also print from any other PC formatted file.

 

How do I place my order?

You can order via the online store, email us or visit us in person.

 

Do you take work from my hard drive/memory stick?

If you are visiting us in person, we take your file from your hard drive/memory stick.
Once we have transferred the file, you will get your hard drive/memory stick back.

 

Can I use my own paper?

Poster printing can only be printed on our own stocks.

 

Can I pay for my work on collection?

All work must be paid for in full before we print your order.

 

Printing

What weight of paper do you offer?

We offer a large range of paper/card stocks from 90gsm to 335gsm.
Please visit us to see our range of stocks.

 

How long does it take?

Depending on busy times, we can usually print within the same day.
The service we provide is first come first serve, so if your class has the same hand in date/time, please allow upto 2 working days, longer if possible. We usually print before your deadline date/time.

 

What size do you print up to?

We can print upto SRA3. Posters are any length upto 60 inches wide.

 

How should I save my file?

High quality print PDF files are prefered, but we can also print from any other PC formatted file.

 

Do you take work from my hard drive/memory stick?

If you are visiting us in person, we take your file from your hard drive/memory stick.
Once we have transferred the file, you will get your hard drive/memory stick back.

 

Can I use my own paper?

Providing you show us the laser guarantee, we will print on your paper. However, if the machine jams or spoils any sheets, we can't refund you for your paper or prints.

 

Can I pay for my work on collection?

All work must be paid for in full before we print your order.

 

Do you print business cards?

Yes we can print business cards.

 

Other FAQ

What hours are you open?

Open:

Mon - Thurs 8.30am till 5pm
Friday 8.30am till 4.30pm

 

Do you take credit cards?

Yes, you can either pay over the phone, or pay in person.

 

Can I buy just the paper and cards without any printing?

You can buy all our papers and stocks without printing.

 

Are you open during the weekend?

Only open Monday to Friday - closed all bank holidays

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