We are five minutes walk from
Durham Passport Office.
We can supply passport and visa photographs for any country in the world.
We have the dimensions of every single one available through our specialist software which is checked on a daily basis for changes made by varios government departments.
No need for an appointment either just pop into our shop at 89 Claypath in Durham
and we will have your passport or visa photograph completed within a few minutes.
BABIES & CHILDRENS PASSPORT PHOTOGRAPHS
With us a baby or child passport takes about the same time as an adult passport photo with no drama involved. We have been doing this for a long time and know the best way to get the image you need. There are different rules for babies and children as far as the image is concerned, we know them all so there is no risk of having your images rejected by the passport office.
ELECTRONIC passport PHOTOS WITH A CODE
For anyone wishing to renew a passport on line using the government portal we can take your photograph and supply you with a unique code to use when making the application.
Your photograph is stored on a secure server for one month and all you need to do is insert the code we give you and your picture will be transferred to the UK passport office in a couple of seconds.
We also check that your photograph will pass the passport photo rules by connecting directly to the Government passport office checking system, this eliminates the worry that your picture will be accepted.
As well as the code we also supply you with four images 35mm x 45mm
STANDARD UK PASSPORT
FREE DIGITAL VERSION
US - INDIAN - CANADIAN - GREEK - CHINESE
FREE DIGITAL VERSION
SCHENGEN VISA PHOTOS
FREE DIGITAL VERSION
Professional picture framing carried out on our premises in the City of Durham
Hundereds of mouldings to choose from
Mount Board cut to any size
Standard glass, non-reflective or specialist UV protected glass,
all in stock.
Picture fame tape & sundries available.
CUSTOM MADE MOUNTS USING THE LATEST VALIANI NEXUS 150 COMPUTERISED MOUNT CUTTER
All our mounts are made on our state of the art computerised mount cutter making each and every one perfect time after time
Lots of colours to choose from
Single or multi aperture
Various depth mount board
Jumbo sizes if required.
Quality mount board from Daler
Whether you require paintings, photographs, Sports shirts, 3D items or needlework framing you'll get the best advice and prices around. We have years of experience in the industry and can guarantee the very highest standard of workmanship for your valued work or item. We deal with the major manufacturers and suppliers of mouldings so can generally supply any moulding you require.
SPECIALIST GLASS AVAILABLE
Artglass AR 70 with low-iron glass substrate guarantees true colors, while the invisible magnetron sputtered coating virtually eliminates reflection. Artglass AR 70 is an effective solution for invisible displays where exposure to UV is minimal. With its elegant green reflection color, we recommend this product for photography and print glazing
SOME OF OUR FRAMING CLIENTS INCLUDE:
BANK OF ENGLAND
THE BRITISH ARMY
DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL
plus many more.
We stock wood moulding such as ash, oak, beech, pine, obeche and maple.
Composite moulding always in stock in all shapes, sizes and colours, if we don't have it we can usually get it from our wholesaler within a couple of days.
Probably our most poular prints are by Yorkshire artist Lucy Pittaway. We even had one customer who came into the shop and purchased eight in one go for Christmas presents for all the family.
These prints all come in double mounts and can be framed by us if required at an extra cost.
Ian is an amazing local photographer whos images are available to us as digital versions, mounted prints or mounted and framed prints.
Scott was born in Glasgow in 1978 and attended Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design full time from 1996 – 2000, with the ambition of becoming an artist.
He graduated with a BDes (Hons) in Illustration and Printmaking.
Since graduating Scott has been a full time artist, working from his studio in Glasgow.
Scott’s approach to painting draws upon a tremendous energy and positivity, which is reflected in the themes of hope and optimism that infuse his work.
We stock quite a few of Scott's images which can be bought as they are (prints onl ) or framed by us in a moulding of your choice.
Images only available from £10
Welcome to the Whimsical World of Thomas Joseph, home of the iconic Celtic gift range.
For over 18 years, the silly sheep have been migrating from their green pastures in Ireland, to the far corners of the world, taking with them a simple Irish charm.
The endearing paintings are heavily influenced by the mountainous landscapes of Ireland and Scotland, and the activities of the local farm life.
We stock a large range of mounted Thomas Joseph prints from only £20.00
Ray Etchells Photography
Ray is a local photographer with years of experience and a special talent to capture landscape images from all over the UK and beyond.
We stock a large number of Rays ready mounted images which can be framed by us if required.
Prices start at only £20 for a
mounted 16" x 12" print
As well as the artist and photographers listed above we stock lot's more images from various
sources, all of which are pre-mounted or framed.
PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOT PHOTOGRAPHY
A thirty minute professional headshot session is only £40 plus VAT. You will receive up to ten edited electronic images to use however you wish.
This is perfect for web site profiles, Corporate identity, Linkedin or job applications.
All images are supplied as jpg's which is the standard for all web sites.
Prints are available at an extra cost if required.
When it comes to printing there is no need to look elswhere.
We can supply just about everything associated with printing from a business card to a banner using the latest in digital printing technology and software.
Our printing products.....................
We can now print customised labels for all sorts of items with a minimum order of just ten labels.
We have different shapes (square, rectangle, oval and round and coming soon just about any shape you can imagine)
Flyers available sizes A6 to A4
Flyers are a popular choice among businesses and organisations as they are completely customisable at a relatively low cost.
Choose from our huge range of paper stocks, sizes and finishes to fit your printing specifications, they can be flat or folded, single or double sided and of different paper weights and can be laminated to produce different finishes and feel.
We offer a design service if required at a reasonable cost to ensure your flyer sizes and message is portrayed in the best way possible.
As part of our business card printing service, we are happy to offer premium business cards for professionals.
If you’re looking to make your brand stand out against competitors, look no further than this wallet essential which can be handed out at every networking event you attend. Completely customisable to suit the tone of your business or brand, our premium business cards will help you to attract the right kind of attention and keep you at the forefront of everyone’s mind.
With 15 different paper types to choose from, including Kraft and Tintoretto Gesso, you truly are spoilt for choice. Our sizes include both 55mm x 85mm and 55mm x 55mm so you can find the right one to suit your requirements.
Order of Service
Pay your respects to your loved ones with the ultimate tribute and celebration of their life in a funeral order of service booklet that will be cherished and kept forever.
Whether you opt for the pocket-sized A5 order of service booklet, or the more spacious A4 alternative if you wish to add more detail.
Both sizes come with a choice of considered un-laminated finishes as well as in a range of printed pages.
DISSERTATION PRINTING & BINDING
(Single or Double Sided)
A4 Black & White 0.15p per side
A4 Colour 0.60p per side
All paper used is quality 100gsm
Binding £5.00 per copy
We can print and bind your dissertation or thesis in a matter of minutes to callers into our shop in Claypath or you can send it to us by email and we can have it ready for you to collect when suitable. We also have an alternative upload system available by clicking here.
If you use our upload system please call us or email your requirements.
from only £60.00
Durable, long lasting and high quality, our roller banners are designed and made to last.
Each includes a lightweight carry case, which is perfect for transporting your branding or promotion to and from events, trade show displays or from office to office.
No matter what you’re pop up banner says, their easy-to-set-up design and sturdy cassette means that wherever you’re promoting your business, your potential future clients will be impressed.
Whether you choose a single-sided or double-sided roller banner design for extra impact, your messaging will be loud and clear, attracting attention for all the right reasons.
Get your notification seen with our pvc banners that are totally waterproof and will last for years.
A few of the printers at our shop in Claypath
LARGE FORMAT PRINTING USING THE LATEST HP Z9 PRINTER
This is our newest machine which is one of the latest printers from HP producing exceptional quality graphics.
Capable of fine art prints up to 44 inches wide and almost any length.
HP Z5400 POSTER & CANVAS PRINTER
This is our poster printer with amazing quality results.
Ideal for academic illustrations as well as everyday graphics.
This machine is in constant demand and can print an A3 print in only a few minutes and not much more for an A0 print. It is also capable of printing canvases as well as onto self adhesive vinyl.
From A3 to A0
SELF ADHESIVE VINYL PRINTING
Our Roland printer can print and cut out almost any shape on this amazing machine. Anything from a jam pot label to a shop window sign it's all in a days work.
Files for this printer must be in eps format and include a .25 pixel stroke for the cutter. For any advice we are just a phone call away and will help in any way we can.
We can scan and print drawings in full colour or black and white up to size A0 using our HP T830 Plan Printer.
This four colour printer produces crisp perfect images each and every time using genuine light fast HP inks.
SINGLE OR DOUBLE SIDED
COLOUR OR BLACK AND WHITE ON 80GSM PAPER