Student Dissertations

Situated just around the corner to all the major London universities, we are perfectly placed for your last minute printing. Order online for high quality student dissertations to collect in as little as 2 hours or delivered anywhere within the UK. We can wire, comb or thermo bind your work.

About Us

Welcome to Prontaprint Russell Square, the dissertation specialists. We work with thousands of students just like you who are struggling to find a fast, cost effective, reliable dissertation printer. We offer dissertation printing in as little as 2 hours. Why use us? We have years of experience in producing dissertations to your university's specification with the cheapest colour printing price for dissertations that we know of.

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What we offer

All of our dissertations are printed in house and we are just around the corner from UCL and IoE. We offer plastic comb, metal wire or thermo (heat) binding.

We offer a 2, 4, 24, 48 hour, delivery to any UK and an express London delivery option with colour printing at just 21p and binding from just £9.00.

Are you looking for cloth bound thesis instead?

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How To Order

You can order online or order in store. Please see below for more information.

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Click & Collect

Upload your PDF and choose the various options including when you need it and pay for it online. Once your order has been accepted we'll email you the time it will be ready to collect in-store and can be ready as fast as 2 hours.


We offer two delivery services:

UK delivery
Delivery to anywhere in the UK mainland and it typically takes 3-4 working days. Deliveries to outside the UK mainland and the Scottish Highlands typically take 4-7 working days.

Express central London Your dissertation will be delivered either the day the order is processed or the following working day. This service is only available to the following postcodes: EC1, EC2, EC3, EC4, WC1, WC2, W1, NW1 and SE1.

Order In-Store

Prefer to come and see us? No problem, bring us your PDF and we'll take you order in-store. It would be lovely to meet you anyway!


Why not try our price generator to work out exactly how much your dissertation will cost?

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Comb Wire Thermo
Collection in store
48 hour £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
24 hour £10.00 £11.00 £14.00
4 hour £13.00 £14.00 £18.00
2 hour £20.00 £21.00 £25.00
Standard UK: 3-4 working days £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
Express central London: same/next day £13.00 £14.00 £18.00
Delivery cost per order: £12
*Deliveries to outside UK mainland and Scottish Highlands cost £25.


Printing on good quality 100g paper:
B/W throughout: 10p per side
Colour & B/W mix: 21p per side

Printing on Premium 150g paper:
B/W throughout: 20p per side
Colour & B/W mix: 30p per side

Documents are usually a mix of B/W and colour so we have calculated a special reduced rate of 21p to accommodate this.

These prices are for students only and already include student discount. The printing prices are only for when we print the entire document. If only parts of the document require printing or any customer collation is required different timescales and printing prices will apply.

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When will it be ready?

We have a handy tool to calculate when your dissertation will be ready for all of the options available.

When will it be ready?

For collection in-store orders we offer a 48, 24, 4 or 2 hour service. This includes the printing time. If ordering online the timeframe chosen does not start until the order has been received and processed by our staff. This can take up to an hour during peak periods and only between 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday. Orders received outside this time will not be begin until 9am the next working day.

Orders for Standard UK delivery will be ready for dispatch within 2 working days and couriers will then deliver within 1-2 working days. Orders for Express central London will be delivered either the day the order is processed or the next working day. There may be a delay if delivery cannot be made.

The 2 hour service may not be available during peak times so please get in contact in advance to discuss. We do not take advance bookings.

Printing & Binding

You can either bring us the document ready to bind or we can print it here on good quality 100gsm or premium 150g silk paper. We offer 3 types of dissertation binding: plastic comb, metal wire or a black material thermo strip (heat binding). We put a clear acetate on the front and a blank card at the back for all 3 types of binding. We also offer perfect binding with a wraparound cover. Please get in contact with us to discuss the prices and timeframes for this type of service.

We may not accept pre-printed documents which we decide are too curly to be bound. The maximum number of pages are:

Comb: 450 sheets (900 sides)
Wire: 200 sheets (400 sides)
Thermo: 330 sheets (660 sides)

Online dissertations are all printed on A4 and bound portrait (long edge). If you would like something different the please get in contact and we and can discuss other printing and binding options. We have a variety of sizes, paper stocks and binding options available.

We do not check the layout, content or margins of your document so you must ensure what you send us is correct to your university's specification.


Press the button below to view a number of Frequently Asked Questions.

We are open from 9am to 5:30pm Monday to Fridays. We are closed Bank Holidays.
No, we don't take advance bookings. We offer a strict first come first served basis.
Of course. As your dissertation is already paid at the point of order anyone can be sent to collect.
Due the large number of orders we receive, we can no longer accept orders via email. That said, you can order online and order in store.
Yes but deliveries directly to universities or colleges are often directed to post rooms or receptions and may not go to the room specified. Prontaprint does not accept responsibility of delivering to the correct room or person.
We only print from PDFs. Due to the common occurrence of Microsoft Office documents reformatting between computers we do not accept them. This is to ensure your document won't reformat for your peace of mind.
We have calculated a special reduced rate of 21 p only available to students printing their dissertations. This reduced price accommodates the fact that there is usually a mixture of colour and B/W. You can alternatively print it all in BW for 10p a page.
Your university will specify the required margins. We don't need anything specific for the binding. However, if any image or text runs to the edge of the paper (bleed) your document will be shrunk to around 98% so there's a small white margin around each page.
No, this service is only from Prontaprint Russell Square in London WC1.
Unfortunately not. The system is automated and begins as soon as we accept the order. Any changes after an order has been placed (either online or in-store) is not possible.

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If you have any questions then please get in contact, you can call or email us anytime.


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