Poster Printing

From the 1st June 2016 our poster printing prices for external customers will be increasing.

A0 paper £37.5 ex VAT, A0 fabric £46 ex VAT, A1 paper £18.75 ex VAT, A1 Fabric £23 ex VAT. Our full price list can be found here.

We offer a fast, high quality poster printing service to Oxford university, external companies/organisations and individuals

With a choice of premium 260gsm satin photo paper, laminated or foldable fabric.

Posters are printed using our HP Z6100 and HP Z6200 Posterjet printers with the vivid enduring colours of the Vivera pigment inks producing uncompromising image quality with exceptional fade resistance.

Poster turnaround time for paper or fabric is normally 2 working days, laminated posters take 4 working days.

Please note, we DO NOT offer a same day printing service

Latest News:

We can now accept debit or credit card payments via the Oxford University Store. For more information see here.

Foldable fabric posters

Fold them up and carry in your luggage. No need to for poster tubes anymore!

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Fabric posters are printed onto a light durable crease and wrinkle resistant polyester material which can be packed in your suitcase with minimal creasing. If needed the fabric can be lightly ironed on the reverse side.

This lightweight photo fabric has a water resistant matte surface that produces exceptional resolution and true colors.

Turnaround time for paper or fabric posters is 2 working days

Laminated Posters

Lamination adds a tough plastic coating and is recommended for outside or long term use (Maximum size for lamination is 950mm x 2000mm).

The turnaround time for laminated posters is 4 working days.


Our latest prices can be found here

Ordering and payment

Payment for posters from outside of the Department of Physics can be made by purchase order, cash or cheque. We can also accept debit or credit card payments via the Oxford University Store.

Please note payment for orders under £10 is by cash or cheque only.

Oxford University orders should be made out to Physics Central and a copy emailed to or alternatively please bring a paper copy on collection.

Internal Physics posters can be charged to a cost code/centre.

General poster printing information

Common sizes are:

  • A0 (1189x841mm)
  • A1 (841x594mm)
  • A2 (594x420mm)

Custom sizes:

Custom posters can be printed up to a size of 1060mm wide by 2000mm in length. Longer lengths can be printed if no trimming is required.


We accept popular file formats such as: PowerPoint, PDF, Tiff, Jpeg and Photoshop.

Getting your files to us:

Posters can be submitted via email (maximum 20MB per email) or for larger files please use the University's Oxfile service or a file sharing services such as Dropbox.

Please note: Posters are normally sent straight to the printer, so no changes can usually be made once submitted.

Important information on submitting Powerpoint files

To ensure compatibility, please include the following information: Operating System (Mac or Windows) and the Microsoft Office version (for Windows: 2003, 2007, 2010 or 2013 and for Mac: 2004, 2008 or 2011).

When saving from the Windows Office 2007, 2010, 2013 and Mac 2008, 2011 versions, please use the default .PPTX format - do not save in compatibility mode or as a .PPT

Poster FAQ

For more information and tips, visit our Poster FAQ