Christmas Deadlines 2019

21.11.2019

Metro Imaging will be closed from 2 pm on December 24th 2019 and will reopen as usual from 8:30 am on January 2nd 2020.

Here’s a full list of our production deadlines this festive season. Make sure to order in plenty of time to guarantee your work is ready before Christmas. For those last-minute Christmas shoppers – don’t worry, we’ll have plenty of film stock and Metro Imaging Gift Vouchers available to buy in-lab, right up until midday Christmas Eve.

 

BESPOKE ORDERS:

Bespoke Appointments:  Fri 20th Dec

Bespoke C-type Prints (Matt, Gloss, Velvet under 40×30″): Mon 23rd Dec

Bespoke Specialist Prints (B&W, Duratrans, Metallic etc. & prints above 40×30″): Thu 19th Dec

Bespoke Giclée Prints: Thu 19th Dec

Bespoke Direct to Media Prints & Vinyl: Mon 9th Dec

Bespoke Mounting (Reverse Perspex & MDF): Wed 4th Dec

Bespoke Mounting (Aluminium & Dibond): Wed 11th Dec

Bespoke Mounting (Foamex, Kapa, Foamboard & Card): Mon 16th Dec

Bespoke Framing: Mon 2nd Dec (this is due to a high volume of current orders)

Film Processing: Mon 23rd Dec (by 10:30 am)

High-Resolution Scanning:  Fri 20th Dec

Retouch Appointments: Fri 20th Dec

 

SELF SERVICE ORDERS:

Self Service C-type Prints (Matt, Gloss, Velvet under 40×30″): Mon 23rd Dec

Self Service Specialist Prints (B&W, Metallic etc. & C-types over 40×30″): Thu 19th Dec

Self Service Giclée Prints: Thu 19th Dec

Self Service Direct to Media Prints & Vinyl: Mon 9th Dec

Self Service Mounting (Reverse Perspex & MDF): Mon 2nd Dec

Self Service Mounting (Aluminium & Dibond): Mon 9th Dec

Self Service Mounting (Foamex, Kapa, Foamboard & Card): Mon 16th Dec

Self Service Framing: Mon 2nd Dec (this is due to a high volume of current orders)

 

ROYAL MAIL POSTAL DATES:

International Last Posting Date Christmas 2019

ROYAL MAIL UK SERVICES-UK

Fri 20th Dec 1st Class Royal Mail Signed For® 1st Class

Mon 24th Dec Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®

ROYAL MAIL INTERNATIONAL SIGNED FOR

Mon 9th Dec Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central and South America, Far and Middle East

Tues 10th Dec Cyprus, Malta

Wed 11th Dec Eastern Europe (except the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia)

Thu 12th Dec Greece, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand

Fri 13th Dec Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA

Mon 16th Dec Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland

Wed 18th Dec Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg

 

COURIER DELIVERIES:

Tue 24th Dec: All van bookings will be taken until 10 am to ensure delivery/collection on Christmas Eve (No guaranteed delivery times, between 9 am-6 pm)

Tue 24th Dec: Last bike delivery/collection will need to be booked by 1 pm.

Tue 24th Dec: All international and UK overnight need to be booked in by 10 am.

 

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Happy Printing Folks! 🎄