Downloads and Tools
To get your self-publishing project started we have provided some useful Book Printer UK templates. Simply locate the trim size that suits your book and click on the relevant link
- 132x197mm Prelims
- 138x216mm Prelims
- A5 148x210mm Prelims
- Royal 234x156mm Prelims
- A4 210x297mm Prelims
- A guide to creating print ready PDF's
Once you have decided on the finished trim size and downloaded the appropriate template for that size, you can either copy and paste the text from your word document into the template (after the prelim pages) or start typing your content into this after the prelims.
The most common font used is Times New Roman but don’t just settle - there are many fonts to choose from so why not be different, however, the most common font size used is 11pt. The most common margin in a book 1.5cm or 15mm on all 4 sides.
Book printers UK templates – Tools to help in Preparing Print-Ready PDF files:
The following two tools have been developed to assist in creating print ready PDF files to the correct CMP Book Printers UK templates specification.
Design and Formatting
Please Note: We print files exactly as they are supplied and cannot be held responsible for badly formatted or incorrectly submitted material. We therefore kindly ask that you ensure your files are laid out to the correct page size and paginated in the right order.
If you are looking for Desktop Publishing (DTP) services for your cover or inner pages we can recommend a company with whom we have worked with for a number of years. They will supply us with final print-ready PDFs that we can work with enabling us to get your books produced without delay.
Please call us to discuss your requirements - we're always happy to help - 01202 739993