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General Photo Supplies (portfolio boxes, tape, sleeves)

Good for portfolio & print boxes, transit cases, also uncut mount board, archival tapes and lots of other accessories

Cass Art London:
Good outlet for portfolio folders and sleeves. Shops in Islington, Charing Cross, Soho and Kensington

Cowling & Wilcox:
Uncut mounts, archival tapes, portfolio cases and general art supplies, shops in Soho, Camberwell and Shoreditch

London Graphic Centre:
Uncut mounts, archival tapes, portfolio cases and general art supplies

Atlantis Art Supplies:
Portfolio cases, Frames & other misc supplies, based south of Old Street tube off City Road


Printing and mounting services, based in Brixton

Prints and mounting services based in Shoreditch. Can submit prints online or in store, prints can be collected or posted back. Very good value but users will need to colour profile prints themselves before submission, see website for more details

Metro Imaging:
Professional lab also offers mounting services

Spectrum Photographic: Printing and mounting service based in Brighton. Submissions can be done online as well as in person. There is a 25% discount for students and 10% for graduates when ordering. You can also order test strips and proof prints with your order to ensure that you are pleased with the quality and colours of the work.

Everything from retouching, printing, mounting and framing

The DPC:
Printing (including large-format) and scanning, in Greenwich


Made to measure or standard mounts and frames (can be bought together or separately). You can upload your pictures and see what colour/size mount and/or frame will look best before buying. No minimum order. Their mounts are top notch quality and you normally buy them with a matching backing board for a small charge. The company is very approachable and staff helpful. They will send samples of mounts for you to check exact colours/shades

Wide range of mounts, backing boards and frames

Andrew Nicol:
Bespoke and standard framing

Lion Framing Supplies:
For absolutely everything to do with materials and equipment for picture framing. Also mounting and backing boards in complete sheets/packs to cut down oneself. Main Depot in Birmingham, smaller one in Hayes Middx. Excellent mail order service. 0121 773 1230. They do a cut to size service for metal frames (their own and Nielsen) - order the frame components and get glass locally. Supplied the frames LIP used at the LIP Millennium Exhibition at the OXO gallery

D & J Simons & Sons Ltd:
This company sell the mouldings which go to make up frames. They have a huge showroom in Shoreditch which also sells a few ready made frames. This is the most economical way to produce frames but you will need to build the frame yourself of find a framer to do it for you

Card Mounts

Carters Mounts:
Good company and products, standard and custom sizes available, but minimum order of 30.00 and 10 units of product

Cotswold Mounts:
Good range of mounts, minimum order value 20 pounds before VAT & delivery

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