Production Specifics

Rope Press is a Risograph printing press and book binders dealing in a wide range of print work from one off bespoke work to large runs. They are able to print in 15 colours up to a maximum size of A3 on their Risograph machine. They work from pre-prepared files and original artwork and a Basic Risograph Guide pdf is available to download from their website that explains how to prepare and format your artwork for printing. They also offer a range of binding services. They run tailored, bespoke workshops for a range of clients as well as open access sessions which they deliver from their workshop space in Southside. Their minimum order is £6 and turnaround times are job dependent but usually 1-5 days.

Turnaround Time3-5 Days
Starting CostUnder £50
Production Access by appointment
File Types.pdf


Paper Ink Foils Riso Ink Cardboard


Printing Bookbinding Die Cutting Risograph Printing Hot Foiling Packaging Production


Paper Guillotine Foil Blocker Risograph MZ1070

Works With

Large Businesses
Small Companies
General Public


Bespoke 1-offs
Short Run
Medium Run
Large Run

Video: Workshop Birmingham visits Rope Press in Southside

Company History

Established by artists in 2013 Rope Press is committed to being a leading printing press and publisher as well as being a point of distribution, dissemination and a venue for specialised workshops and events. As a not-for-profit organisation all the proceeds they make are put back into their projects and facilities, investment which supports their developing mission to establish a sustainable arts organisation delivering services in the region.

Client List

Barber Institute of Fine Arts
lthorpe Gallery
An Endless Supply
Artspace Coventry
Birmingham City University
Birmingham Metropolitan College
Birmingham Open Media, BOM
University Of Birmingham
Coventry University
Division of Labour
Eastside Projects
Fierce Festival
Lanchester Gallery Projects
Midland Art Centre
MAC Mission Gallery
Oriel Mission
University of Northampton
One Thorsby Street
Vivid Projects

Contact Rope Press

ContactReece Kennedy
Phone07582 668610
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AddressUnit 108
The Jubilee Trade Centre
130 Pershore Street
B5 6ND
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