Poster Printing

We offer a fast, high quality poster printing service to Oxford University, individuals, companies and organisations.

Our most popular media is a premium 260gsm satin photo paper which can be laminated and a foldable canvas fabric, the prices of which are:-

A0 paper £37.50
A0 fabric £46
A1 paper £18.75
A1 fabric £23

All ex VAT for University Purchase Orders otherwise plus VAT @ 20%.

Other materials such as self adhesive vinyl are available and we are happy to discuss requirements and pricing.

Our full price list can be found here.

In addition to standard sizes above we are able to print custom sizes up to 1520mm (60") wide and as long as the limitations of your software allow.

Poster turnaround time for paper or fabric is normally 2 working days, laminated posters take up to 4 working days, if you have an urgent request and need your poster sooner we will try and accommodate your request - please speak with a member of Media Services.

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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.

Laminated Posters

Lamination adds a tough plastic coating and is recommended for outside or long term use (Maximum size for lamination is 950mm wide x 50m long).


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 width of 1520mm (60") and length as long your software allows you to create.


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

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