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Why Bind Your Thesis / Dissertation With Us?

Thesis printing and binding online is a development from Spink & Thackray Ltd – a traditional bookbinders based in Leeds UK with 120 years experience in the print and bind industry. We print, bind and distribute theses for students to university specifications across the UK. Our online ordering process allows you to upload your PDF and process your order from the comfort of your own home removing the associated costs, time and stress of travelling.


Thesis And Dissertation Binding That You Can Be Proud Of
We offer a variety of binding styles for theses including hard bindings and soft bindings. Your thesis document will be printed on high-definition digital printers using the finest quality 100gsm paper. Your binding will be securely bound as appropriate in our dedicated bindery, and the lettering stamped with specialist hot-foil blocking machines. This guarantees a finish that you can be proud of.

Thesis Templates & Covers

Our order process not only allows you to select your university and course it also allows you to customise the cover design to suit your requirements and allows a preview of how your cover will look once produced.


Cover & Lettering Colours, Binding Styles & Extra Features
You can choose from a variety of cover colours and lettering in gold, silver, white, or black foil, and from a variety of binding styles, you can also choose pockets and extras for your binding, such as insert pockets, hand crafted pockets, and CD pockets, etc.

During the order process you can either select a document that you have previously uploaded to our server, or upload and select a new document. After you have selected your PDF document you move on to where the number of pages in your thesis document is calculated, and you are provided with an instant breakdown of printing costs. You can specify exactly which pages you wish to be printed in colour and thus keep your print costs down to a minimum.

Delivery, Couriers & Collection

We offer a courier delivery service for your thesis. Please note our courier service is next day and can be delivered from 7:30am – 5:30pm. The package will also need to be signed for so it is important that someone is available to receive it. We can send direct to the university but we must have the full postal address including delivery contact.

Order Process

A guide to our order process is provided below.

Important: Please make sure you have your thesis as a single PDF file before you begin the order process. You should also be aware of the submission criteria for your course - i.e. binding style, cover colour, and lettering information, etc. You should also make note of the page numbers you wish to be printed in colour.

Before you start, your order you can:

When you've made your choices:

  1. Select and customise your required bindings and add to your cart
  2. Check out and pay using our secure server
  3. Fill out our form to submit your:
    • Thesis / dissertation cover text
    • Thesis / dissertation spine text
    • Thesis / dissertation PDF document

Ready to start your order?

For all enquiries please don't hesitate to get in touch using the contact page or you can phone on

0113 2780353 / 0113 2438642

You are also more than welcome to visit the bindery to discuss your job.