Design, Print & Photography

Binding and finishing

We offer a range of print finishing and binding options to give a professional image to your printed document.

If you are unsure which operation would be most appropriate to your particular job please email or call us on  01225 384927.

Please see the price list for all costs.


Documents can be bound in a number of ways and can be done within 5-10 minutes, while you wait. The binding options available are:

  • thermal
  • plastic comb
  • wire.
  • Drilling, Holes can be drilled according to the ring binder you wish to use. For all non-standard binders we would advise you to supply a sample of the binder when your work is submitted.

    View prices for binding.

Please note full payment is required before we start the binding process.

Book binding

We handcraft your thesis or dissertation into hardbacked books for your PhD, MPhil, EdD, MBA, MA, MSc and so on. We can also bind journals, special leaving books and certificate folders.

The cost is £41 per A4-sized book including foil lettering to spine and front cover. Please allow two weeks for binding. Two copies or more are £38 per copy.

We can also print your thesis or document on high quality 100gsm white paper.

Follow our Step by step guide for thesis printing and binding 

Production lead times

  • Less than five books - 10 minutes while you wait.
  • More than five – 24 hours.

Finishing options

We can laminate a range of original documents from small membership cards to large format A1 posters (594mm x 841mm) to use at conferences.

View prices for laminating.

Other finishing options available include:

  • collating
  • folding
  • hole punching
  • stapling
  • printing on coloured paper or card
  • booklet making.