Frequently Asked Questions

We want to make the ordering process really easy for you, that’s why we have provided a list of the most frequently asked questions. By providing these you don’t have to email or call to get a reply to your question. 

If you do have a question that isn’t below, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of the team. We will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Do you ship outside of the UK?

We do although with BREXIT its become costly and requires a lot of paperwork and EORI.

Can I track my order?

We do supply tracking information upon despatch.

How long does shipping take?

Our UK deliveries are next working day (Mon-Fri)

How much is shipping?

This depends on weight, dimensions, and location.

Which couriers do you use?

Mainly DHL for box deliveries and Palletways for larger orders.

Can you design my artwork for me?

Unfortunately, we do not design artwork in house but have a few we recommend.

Do you print in CMYK or RGB?

CMYK will always give the best colour results, but we can accept RGB but the colours are no as bright and vibrant as those in CMYK.

What is the difference between sheets and pages?

A single piece of paper is called a leave, and each side of that leave is a printed page. So one leave equals 2 printed pages.

Do you offer book cover design services?

We do not in house but have a few we recommend.

Do you have design templates?

We have Microsoft Word Templates on our website to download, and can also supply cover laydown guides upon request.

Do you offer embossing and debossing?

We offer Gold and Silver foil blocking as optional extras. We can also source embossing and debossing if required.

What type of books do you print?

We print many types of books including booklets, softback and hardback, in all genres.

Can you print unique sized books?

We can print in many book trim sizes in addition to those listed on the website, there are too many to list. Please ask one of our dedicated team members for more information. Call us on 01525621742.

How much does it cost to print a book?

Price varies depending on specification. Things that affect price are page count, whether colour or mono printing, paper type, trim size, softback or hardback finish, quantity, and delivery location.

Are your book printing services sustainable?

We use FSC-accredited papers where possible, and we aim to be a green as we can with all other consumables and waste.

How quickly can you print a book?

From proof approval we require, 7 working days for softback and 10 working days for Hardback (Monday-Friday being working days)

What is the best size to print a book?

To obtain the best price any size up to and including UK Royal 234x156mm will give the best price point.

What is the minimum page count for book printing?

It’s best to go no lower than 32 pages for softback or hardback binding. Below that we would saddle stitch (two staples) through the spine to create a booklet.