Christmas Deadlines 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 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
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.
Happy Printing Folks!