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Bookbinders and Paper Conservators in South East England

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East Sussex

Frogs End
LEWES  East Sussex   map
tel: 01273 477070

Bookbinders Of Lewes
Star Gallery
Castle Ditch Lane 
LEWES  East Sussex   map
tel: 01273 486718
Limited edition, presentation & fine bindings. Students theses & reports. Book repair and restoration.

Brian Matthews
Little Greenwood
Greenwoods Lane  Punnetts Town 
HEATHFIELD  East Sussex   map
tel: 01435 830407

Hannah More Bookbinder
107 Highdown Road
LEWES  East Sussex   map
tel: 01273 477254

Kensett Ltd
196 Old Shoreham Road
HOVE  East Sussex   map
tel: 01273 725627

Le Bureau
9 Lansdown Place
LEWES  East Sussex   map
tel: 01273 483696  web
We are in Partnership with Bookbinders of Lewes to provide students with the printing and binding of their thesis at a very reasonable price.

N Dunn-Coleman
28 The Droveway
HOVE  East Sussex   map
tel: 01273 563318  e-mail  web
I specialise in book repair and restoration, presentational work including theses, wedding albums, and boxes.

Nicola Jackson - Paper Maker
146 Balfour Road
BRIGHTON  East Sussex   map
tel: 01273 565559

P.J Carey Antiquarian Books
Rose Cottage
51 Framfield Road 
UCKFIELD  East Sussex   map
tel: 01825 765171

Sussex Book Restoration
29 Tumulus Road
SALTDEAN  East Sussex   map
tel: 01273 230532  web
Specialising in the restoration, repair and refurbishment of antiquarian and collectable books. Please check my website for examples of my work.

Tony Bish Books Rebound
5 Levett Avenue 
POLEGATE  East Sussex   map
e-mail  web
Tony Bish ACR, FIIC offers a comprehensive service in the conservation of all types of manuscripts or printed books, ledgers, documents, maps, plans and archival material. His expertise includes providing full conservation and rebinding work on paper or parchment. Work includes conservation for libraries and private collections, family history centres and bibles from churches, Masonic Lodges and individuals.


Barwell Bookbinding Ltd
Rear of 114 High St
LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT  Hampshire   map
tel: 023 9255 3572

Book Restoration
2 Albany Road
FLEET  Hampshire   map
tel: 01252 623491

Classic Handmade Books
Unit 14 Walworth Enterprise Centre
Duke Close  West Way 
ANDOVER  Hampshire   map
tel: 01264 333352

Manor Bindery Ltd
Calshot Road
SOUTHAMPTON  Hampshire   map
tel: 023 8089 4488

R & L Lancefield
Units 5 & 6
Botley Mills  Botley 
SOUTHAMPTON  Hampshire   map
tel: 01489 783366  fax: 01489 783366  e-mail  web
We are a family-based practice dealing with a wide range of conservation and binding projects. Personal attention and impartial advice are offered. Many of our clients have been sending work to our studio for twenty years or more.

R.A & E.J White
27 Preston Road
PORTSMOUTH  Hampshire   map
tel: 023 9266 8364

Richard Harsher Ltd
3 Premier Way
Abbey Park Industrial Estate 
ROMSEY  Hampshire   map
tel: 01794 830244  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Friday 9.00 - 5.30. Book manufacturer and bookbinders in Hampshire offering short run trade folding through to bulk order A3 hardback books. Also book binding in Hardback, Paperback and Leather Binding with digital printing for short run books, Wire-o-Bin ding Products, Point Of Sale Display Boards, Ring binders, Pads, Slip cases.

Grove House
ALRESFORD  Hampshire   map
tel: 01962 771533
Leather & cloth binding. Gold tooling, repairs & restoration.

Roger Trise
35 Sutton Road
WATERLOOVILLE  Hampshire   map
tel: 023 9225 1589

Southampton Bindery
397 Burgess Road
SOUTHAMPTON  Hampshire   map
tel: 023 8090 4026

The Priory Bindery
37 Invincible Road
FARNBOROUGH  Hampshire   map
tel: 01252 515843

Tim Wiltshire - Traditional Hand Bookbinder
P & G Wells Ltd
11 College Street 
WINCHESTER  Hampshire   map
tel: 01962 856075  e-mail  web
Tim Wiltshire is a hand bookbinder working in an historic bindery on the premises of P & G Wells Ltd, the Winchester College Bookshop, close to the centre of Winchester. Tim will undertake a wide variety of work from theses and new bindings to repair and restoration of all kinds of books.

University of Southampton Bindery
Unit 16
Belgrave Industrial Estate  Belgrave Road 
SOUTHAMPTON  Hampshire   map
tel: 023 8059 4605


Archaic Treasures
The Book Doctor historical Document Conservator
14 Hartlip Hill  Hartlip 
tel: 01795 841250  e-mail
Cleaning, repair and conservation of bindings. Conservation of paper including washing, deacidification, stain reduction and repair. On-site visits available.

Bindwell Bookbinders
Stanley Works
Stanley Road 
SIDCUP  Kent   map
tel: 020 8309 6065  fax: 020 8309 5481  web
We offer a full range of quality bookbinding services, from bespoke items to short run case bound books for individuals and the professions.

Bound Around Ltd
51 Livesey Street
MAIDSTONE  Kent   map
tel: 01622 817717

Canterbury Bookbinders
60 Northgate
CANTERBURY  Kent   map
tel: 01227 452371

Cowlishaw Bookbinding
The Bindery
Gaywood Farm  Hole Lane 
EDENBRIDGE  Kent   map
tel: 07500 137587  web
A firm of traditional craft bookbinders, specialising in the repair, conservation and making of books.

Faversham Bookbinders
Past Sentence
119 West Street 
FAVERSHAM  Kent   map
tel: 01795 534253  e-mail  web
Traditional hand bookbinders, we undertake repairs, restorations and rebinds.

Four Wents Bindery
The Four Wents
Goudhurst Road 
CRANBROOK  Kent   map
tel: 01580 715697  e-mail
Open: Mondays - Fridays 9.30 - 5.30.
Traditional hand bookbinding, restoration and repair of antiquarian books. Thesis and new books bound.

Jarvis Bookbinders
67 Quex View Road
tel: 07881 987448 or 01843 848183  e-mail  web
Traditional hand bookbinding, repairs, restoration and rebinds.

Mead Bindings Ltd
1 Solomon Road
GILLINGHAM  Kent   map
tel: 01634 260808

Michael Johns Bookbinding
2 Norstead Gardens
tel: 01892 533174

The Bindery
Main Road  Chattenden 
ROCHESTER  Kent   map
tel: 01634 293049

The Bookends Bindery Ltd
5/6 Bourne Road Industrial Park
Bourne Road 
CRAYFORD  Kent   map
tel: 01322 521 644  fax: 01322 521 689  e-mail

Wayte Binding
6 Chalklin Business Park
Longfield Road 
tel: 01892 511955

Webster Bookbinders
Valleys Green
Denwood Street  Crundale 
CANTERBURY  Kent   map
tel: 01227 730001


A.J.B. Bookbinding Co
5 Athole Terrace
Bensham Grove 
THORNTON HEATH  Surrey   map
tel: 020 8653 5877
Theses bound the same day at low cost. Periodicals & magazines bound. recovering & re-binding of books.

Bound to be Beautiful
114 Mid Street
South Nutfield 
REDHILL  Surrey   map
tel: 01737 822341  web
Repairs & restoration. Fine new bindings. Albums & cuttings books.

Bound to be Beautiful
Osier Wood
Knowle Lane 
CRANLEIGH  Surrey   map
tel: 01483 273097

F.G Marshall Ltd
New Place
Park Road 
BANSTEAD  Surrey   map
tel: 01737 357123

Grays (Bookbinders) Ltd
Unit 5
24 Willow Lane 
MITCHAM  Surrey   map
tel: 020 8640 1449

J.V Robinson
78 Mytchett Road
CAMBERLEY  Surrey   map
tel: 01252 512281

15 Ennismore Avenue
GUILDFORD  Surrey   map
tel: 01483 571030

Linda Harris
52 Lansdown Close
WOKING  Surrey   map
tel: 01483 757480  e-mail  web
Books sympathetically restored and/or bindings replicated. Protective boxes and slipcases made to measure. Bindings made for magazine and journal collections. Presentation books and bespoke bindings. By appointment only.

Otter Bookbinding Ltd
Drop off and Collection Point
Suite 231 Railway House  14 Chertsey Road 
WOKING  Surrey   map
tel: 01932 845976  web
Established for over ten years with commissions as diverse as restoring a 19th century album of ivory miniatures to rebinding shelves of books for large institutions, the Otter Bindery welcomes all commissions whether large or small from Family Bibles to whole libraries. Drop off and Collection Point open 9.00 - 5.30 Monday - Friday, 10.00 - 4.00 Saturday.

Sarah Grosvenor
107 Merrow Woods
GUILDFORD  Surrey   map
tel: 01483 833860

Skyline Bookbinders
Vincent Lane
DORKING  Surrey   map
tel: 01306 885336

The Abbey Book Bindery
Unit 5a Frimhurst Farm
Deepcut Bridge Road  Deepcut 
CAMBERLEY  Surrey   map
tel: 01252 837580

Youngs Bookbinders
12 Holford Road
GUILDFORD  Surrey   map
tel: 01483 534488  web
Fast track thesis binding. New books, albums, boxes & book repairs.

West Sussex

Lara Meredith Book & Archive Conservation
The Studio
FERRING  West Sussex   map
tel: 07870 145639  web
Conservation of leather, textile, paper, vellum bound books, paper and parchment archive material. Leather and paper covered boxes etc. Single items to complete collections. Trained at Camberwell and West Dean with over 15 years experience. Private, Museum, Library, Archive clients, UK wide. Reports for pre/post exhibition. Exhibition mounting/display. Training given. Happy to provide quotes for conservation.

Nolan B Watts Ltd
4 Denton Close
WORTHING  West Sussex   map
tel: 01903 709156  e-mail  web
Antique & modern books repaired or rebound. Thesis, family histories & journals bound. Quality short run book & thesis printing. Help & advice on your project freely given.

Otter Bookbinding Ltd
Ashfield Road 
MIDHURST  West Sussex   map
tel: 01730 352042  web
Established for over ten years with commissions as diverse as restoring a 19th century album of ivory miniatures to rebinding shelves of books for large institutions, the Otter Bindery welcomes all commissions whether large or small from Family Bibles to whole libraries.

Sussex Conservation Consortium
6 Kemps
HASSOCKS  West Sussex   map
tel: 01273 831410  e-mail  web
Conservation consultancy specialising in book and paper conservation, library and archives conservation and preventive conservation advice. We also provide training for volunteers and professionals. We cover Surrey, Sussex, Kent and London. Directors are Ruth Stevens ACR and Ian Watson, both have Masters Degrees in Book & Paper Conservation Studies from West Dean College. We are fully insured with Icon recommended insurers.

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