The History of Bookbinding

The History of Bookbinding

Bookbinding is a practice that dates back many centuries before our time. Its history is fascinating, considering how much has changed since the Egyptians learned to use Coptic binding to keep their manuscript safe and together. However, there are many ways to get a...
7 Great Ideas for Writing Your Own Book

7 Great Ideas for Writing Your Own Book

Writing is a lifelong dream for many people. In fact, thousands of people already have their books published, and the good news is that you can be a great writer.    But the problem starts with knowing what to write and getting the right idea. Unlocking your...
How to Write your Life Story

How to Write your Life Story

If you’re an aspiring autobiographer, you’re probably keen on getting your memoirs in print and contributing to your family tree or adding to the annals of local history. There are many tools out there to help you write your life story. All you need to add is...
How to Create and Publish your Journal

How to Create and Publish your Journal

To some of us, writing a journal can seem rather unnecessary. A waste of time. That is, presuming we actually have the time to write one. Life is so busy these days! But that is precisely the reason why many people do like to keep a journal. Recording your daily...
Binding Service – Bespoke Book Binding

Binding Service – Bespoke Book Binding

Bound for Life We’ve all experienced that magical feeling of holding brand-new books in our hands, or maybe an ancient manuscript we’ve held in the library, perhaps it was the excitement of handling your own bound version of your dissertation or thesis – whatever the...
Bachelor Degree Grades Explained

Bachelor Degree Grades Explained

What’s the difference between an Honours degree and a non-Honours degree? For the UK the inclusion of the ‘Honours’ element of a degree usually means that the student concerned attended a 3-year bachelor’s degree course including completion of...
Easter Opening Times

Easter Opening Times

Easter Opening Hours 2019 We will be Closed Good Friday 19 April and Easter Monday 22 April Last 3 Day Service – Before 10:30am on Tuesday 16th April – Collection Thursday 18th After 3:30pm Last 2 Day Service – Before 10:30am on Wednesday 17th April – Collection...
Same Day Large Format Printing Now Available

Same Day Large Format Printing Now Available

We’re exciting to announce that we are now offering same day large format printing, for sizes from A3 (297mm x 420mm) to A0 (841mm x H1189mm). We offer printing on 230gsm textile stock, 190gsm satin photo paper or 120gsm matt coated paper. The 230gsm textile...
Banner for Charity Event

Banner for Charity Event

The Document Centre recently printed and supplied a banner to support a charity running event in aid of Cancer Research. “Race for Life – Pretty Muddy” is a 5k muddy obstacle course where you can “show cancer that hell hath no fury like a woman...
The Royal Veterinary College Printing and Binding

The Royal Veterinary College Printing and Binding

Students from The Royal Veterinary College are amongst the many that regularly use the Document Centre for their thesis or dissertation printing and binding. It’s our pleasure to be part of their journey and so, by way of a thank you to all those from the...