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We are an established Bindery where work is done by hand, and we have been part of Newcastle University since the 1950's. We always endeavour to give a professional, competitively priced service. Find us on Level 1 in the Philip Robinson Library and talk to our helpful team.

Hard binding

Theses - we can hard bind theses and dissertations according to individual university specifications or establishment.

Newcastle University - Guidelines for the Submission and Format of Theses. External students please advise us of your specifications.

Journals - we bind journals and periodicals for internal and external customers. Reports and Presentation books that are unusual sizes.

We offer an excellent choice of cloth colours for hard binding.

Soft binding

Theses, dissertations, reports and assignments can be bound while-you-wait in a choice of soft binding styles e.g. Velobind, Spiral and Fastback (ask at Print Services reception for advice).

Rebinds and repairs

  • we can hard bind your paperbacks
  • rebind your cloth bound book
  • repair a damaged spine sympathetically (ask at Print Services reception for advice)

Folders and boxes

We will make bespoke boxes and slip cases to house books, CD's or manuscripts


Thesis & Dissertation Binding
Fully handbound and sewn to University Standard
3-5 day service from £35.00 per copy
2 day service* from £40.00 per copy
1 day service (24 hours)* from £45.00 per copy
Same day service
(receive job before 10am - collect after 4.00pm)*
from £50.00 per copy
*When available  

Above prices include in gold lettering name, degree & year on the spine and two lines of lettering on the front board. Additional lettering is charged at £2 per line.

Soft Binding

Spiral, Velobind and fastback all £5.50 per copy
Bound while you wait. Approximately 15 minutes - 1 hour maximum during busy times.

Soft binding - glued or sewn with card cover and lettering on cloth spine. £7.50 (Allow 24 hrs).

Periodical Binding

£22.00 + VAT

(Plastic book protector)     £3.50 each
Bespoke boxes

Price on request


Allow 24hrs

A4      £1.00

A3      £2.00

Other services available - Please contact us

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