Royal Mail Strike Action - November & December 2022 & Final Order Dates for Christmas

Royal Mail is expected to conduct industrial action on the following days, and severe delays will be expected around these dates:

  • Thursday 24th November
  • Friday 25th November
  • Wednesday 30th November
  • Thursday 1st December 2022
  • Please note that collections and deliveries are still being impacted by the industrial action earlier this month, therefore please continue to allow an additional 1-2 working days for orders to dispatch due to ongoing collection delays related to the above action.


    Christmas order deadlines for UK addresses:

    Please order by 23:59pm GMT on each of the dates shown below. These dates may be subject to change.

    • Unframed Prints & Posters:
      Monday 12th December with Standard Delivery
      Thursday 15th December with Royal Mail Tracked
      Friday 16th December with Express Courier

    • Framed Prints & Posters:
      Monday 12th December with Standard Large Item Delivery
      Thursday 15th December with Royal Mail Tracked
      Friday 16th December with Express Courier

    • Framed Canvases:
      Tuesday 6th December with Standard Delivery
      Friday 9th December with Royal Mail Tracked
      Monday 12th December with Express Courier

    • Greetings Cards, Notebooks & Tote Bags:
      Tuesday 6th December with Standard Delivery
      Friday 9th December with Royal Mail Tracked
      Monday 12th December with Express Courier

    Christmas order deadlines for USA-deliveries:

    Please order by 23:59pm CST on each of the dates shown below.These dates may be subject to change.

    • Unframed Prints & Posters:
      Thursday 8th December with Standard Delivery
      Wednesday 14th December with Express

    • Framed Prints:
      Monday 12th December with Standard Large Item Delivery
    • Framed Canvases:
      Wednesday 7th December with Standard Large Item Delivery
    • Greetings Cards, Wrapping Paper, Notebooks & Tote Bags:
      Friday 25th November (Shipped from the UK)

    Christmas order deadlines - International delivery:

    For deliveries to countries not listed above please contact us for specific final order dates.


    Delivery options

    We use a combination of Royal Mail, couriers, and international mail carriers for our deliveries.

    Orders with a mixture of product types (e.g containing both unframed and framed prints) will be charged at the higher shipping price.

    Delivery to the UK

    Unframed Prints and Posters.

    Estimated dispatch in 1-2 working days from the UK. Please allow an additional 1-2 working days for dispatch due to Royal Mail & Courier disruption.

    • Standard Delivery (£3.95(1)) - Royal Mail 1st Class.
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 2-4 working days. Please allow up to 8 working days due to ongoing Royal Mail delays.(2)
    • Royal Mail Tracked (£7.95).
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 2 working days. Monday-Friday delivery only. Please allow an additional 1-2 working days due to Royal Mail industrial action.(2)
    • Express Courier (£11.95).
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 1 working day. Monday-Friday delivery only.(2)

    Framed Prints & Posters.

    Estimated dispatch in 1-2 working days from the UK.

    • Standard Large Item Delivery (£6.50) - Royal Mail tracked or DPD Local.
      Estimated Arrival after Dispatch: 2 working days. Please allow an additional 1-2 working days due to Royal Mail industrial action.(2)
    • Express Large Item Delivery (£13.95) - UPS or DHL.
      Estimated Arrival after Dispatch: 1 working day.(2)

    Framed Canvases.

    Estimated dispatch in 2-4 working days from the UK.

    • Standard Large Item Delivery (£6.50) - Royal Mail tracked or DPD Local.
      Estimated Arrival after Dispatch: 2 working days. Please allow an additional 1-2 working days due to Royal Mail industrial action.(2)
    • Express Large Item Delivery (£13.95) - UPS or DHL.
      Estimated Arrival after Dispatch: 1 working day.(2)

    Greetings Cards.

    Estimated dispatch in 2-4 working days from the UK.

    • Standard Delivery (£3.95(1)) - Royal Mail 1st Class.
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 2-4 working days. Please allow up to 8 working days due to ongoing Royal Mail delays.(2)
    • Royal Mail Tracked (£7.95).
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 1-2 working days. Monday-Friday delivery only.(2)
    • Express Courier (£11.95).
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 1 working day. Monday-Friday delivery only.(2)

    Notebooks.

    Estimated dispatch in 1-2 working days from the UK.

    • Standard Delivery (£3.95(1)) - Royal Mail 1st Class.
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 2-4 working days. Please allow up to 8 working days due to ongoing Royal Mail delays.(2)
    • Royal Mail Tracked (£7.95).
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 1-2 working days. Monday-Friday delivery only.Please allow an additional 1-2 working days due to Royal Mail industrial action.(2)

    Tote Bags.

    Estimated dispatch in 2-4 working days from the UK.

    • Standard Delivery (£3.95(1)) - Royal Mail 1st Class.
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 2-4 working days. Please allow up to 5 working days due to ongoing Royal Mail delays.(2)
    • Royal Mail Tracked (£7.95).
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 1-2 working days. Monday-Friday delivery only.Please allow an additional 1-2 working days due to Royal Mail industrial action.(2)

    (1) Applies to Mainland UK and Northern Ireland Only. This does not include Channel Islands.
    (2) Delivery to Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Isle of Man, Scilly Isles, and other ‘remote’ postcodes may take longer. See below for details.


    Delivery to the Republic of Ireland

    Unframed Prints and Posters.

    Estimated dispatch in 1-3 working days from the UK

    • Standard Delivery (£15.00) - DPD or Royal Mail Tracked.
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 5 working days. May be subject to additional customs delays.

    Framed Prints & Posters.

    Estimated dispatch in 1-3 working days from the UK.

    • Standard Large Item Delivery (£15.00) - DPD
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 5 working days. May be subject to additional customs delays.

    Framed Canvases.

    Estimated dispatch in 2-4 working days from the UK.

    • Standard Large Item Delivery (£15.00) - DPD.
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 5 working days. May be subject to additional customs delays.

    Greetings Cards.

    Estimated dispatch in 2-4 working days from the UK

    • Standard Delivery (£15.00) - DPD or Royal Mail Tracked.
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 5 working days. May be subject to additional customs delays.

    Delivery to the USA

    Unframed Prints and Posters.

    Estimated dispatch in 1-2 working days from the USA.

    • Standard Delivery (£6.00) - USPS. Economy. Limited-Tracking
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 3-15 working days.
    • Courier Delivery (£13.50) - UPS Tracked.
      Estimated Arrival after dispatch: 1-3 working days. Monday-Friday delivery only.(2)
    • Framed Prints & Posters.

      Estimated dispatch in 2-5 business days from within the USA.

      • Standard Large Item Shipping (£15.00) - UPS Ground
        Estimated Arrival after Dispatch: 1-5 business days.(1)

      Framed Canvases.

      Estimated dispatch in 4-6 business days from within the USA.

      • Standard Large Item Shipping (£15.00) - UPS Ground
        Estimated Arrival after Dispatch: 1-5 business days.(1)

    Ordering within the USA? Please see our dedicated US website


    International delivery

    International delivery is available for Unframed Prints, Posters, Greetings Cards, and Tote Bags at a cost of £12.00.

    Shipped with Royal Mail or PostNL depending on delivery location.

    International Delivery for Framed Prints & Framed Canvases is available for the following European countries:

    Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden

    The International shipping charge for framed items is £20 per order. International orders are sent via tracked courier services from our printing locations in the Netherlands and the UK.

    Country Arrival After Dispatch
    Western Europe 3-5 working days
    Eastern Europe 5-7 working days
    The rest of the World 7+ working days

    Restricted postcodes

    Delivery estimates for remote postcodes are as follows:

    1-2 working days BT, PO30-PO41
    1-3 working days AB31-AB56, FK17-FK99, G83, GY1-GY9
    2-4 working days IM, IV1-IV35, IV37-IV39, IV63, PH1-PH17, PH30-PH44
    3-5 working days KA27, KA28, KW1-KW17
    3-7 working days HS, IV36, IV40-IV56, PA20-PA88, PH18-PH26, PH49, PH50, TR21-TR25, ZE

    Order tracking

    If you ordered with a tracked delivery option, tracking details will be provided in your dispatch email.


    Customs import duty

    Any customs or import duties levied once the parcel reaches its destination country are the sole responsibility of the customer. These charges must be paid before the parcel will be released; please note that if you are sending an item as a gift, the charges may fall to the recipient. Unfortunately, we cannot provide you with cost estimates as import duties vary from country to country.


    Exceptional circumstances

    Please note that events affecting postal delivery systems, such as adverse weather conditions, strike action, or technical issues, may affect the dispatch and delivery of your order. We will aim to keep customers informed of such events if widespread disruption is expected. In such circumstances delivery times may be extended.