Production Specifics

Glasgow Press offer skilled letterpress printing. Tools and techniques used include photopolymer plate making equipment, variety of wood and lead type, printing, foiling and folding. Printing on many substrates, from 60gsm bible paper to 1850gsm coaster board. We print with a heavy impression unless otherwise specified (e.g kiss impression). Clients can come with just an idea but ideally understand the basics of the process and have press ready PDF files.

Turnaround TimeAround 10 days
Starting CostFrom £50 upwards
Production Access By appointment
File TypesPrint ready PDF


Paper Ink Foils Card Photopolymer Plates


Die Cutting Letterpress Printing Metal Foil Embossing Foiling Photopolymer Plate Making


Heidelberg KSBZ cylinder Vandercook 219 Heidelberg GT platen Heidelberg T platen Little Giant No. 6

Works With

Large Businesses
Small Companies
General Public


Bespoke 1-offs
Short Run
Medium Run
Large Run

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Company History

First established in 1870, Glasgow Press continue to offer fine letterpress printing to firms and individuals throughout the UK and beyond. The company was originally 'The Govan Printing Company' and has been owned by the same family since 1962. In the 1970s, the company moved from Govan, and the name was changed.

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Contact Glasgow Press

ContactDan Clark
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AddressNo 6 / 21 Clydebrae Street, Govan, Glasgow, G51 2AJ
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