We have been established for over twenty years and during that time the company has grown steadily and invested in technology, machinery, its’ people, the community and the environment.
Our staff have a wealth of industry experience, we have in-house design, reprographics, print and print finishing and an extensive plant list to support all of these services.
We have a core base of very long standing clients which is testament to our levels of service and commitment to ensure that we are always offering value for money.
We are a complete communications provider and are able to handle your project or campaign across all print and multi media channels from conception through to final delivery.
We offer a complete print auditing service free of charge. One of our experienced print consultants will look at your overall annual print spend and then our team of print professionals will identify where efficiencies can be improved and savings made. A proposal is then put forward and upon a successful outcome we will undertake all, or part, of your design, print and communications services and submit regular reports to clearly show the savings that are being made. For more information please contact us.
Whether it’s from a blank canvas or working within existing brand guidelines we deliver bespoke creative solutions to make your brand stand out. When the design team are drafting the initial concept a member of our print team is always involved to ensure that all ideas and concepts can progress hassle-free when it comes to the printing process. The designer is always on hand to oversee the product through all stages of the print and finishing processes thus ensuring continuity throughout the project.
We begin by asking you who the people are that matter to you, how do you want to communicate with them and how do you want to be perceived by them? Once these questions are answered we can then put together a bespoke marketing campaign to suit your needs. We take a collaborative approach to this ensuring that key people from all relative departments are involved at all times and keep the client in the loop at all stages of the project. We can take care of the campaign from concept and design through to print and on to other multi media platforms.
To support our lithographic printing services we also have in-house digital printing for short runs and very fast turnaround jobs. It is sometimes not economical to print jobs lithographically due to the expense of producing short print runs so digital print is the ideal alternative. The quality is extremely high and we can print on a number of different stocks up to 400gsm. We also have variable data software allowing the print run to be personalised with different text and images on every sheet during the print run if required. Personalised print can improve marketing response rates by up to ten times.
Lithographic printing is a core part of our business and we have invested in state-of-the-art machinery which incorporates the very latest print technology. Our Heidelberg XL75 press runs at 15000 sheets per hour and the InPress colour control scans every single sheet during the print run to ensure consistency to ISO standards throughout. We also use the Bodoni PressSign colour management software to scan sheets manually as part of our ISO 9001 quality procedures. The press automatically feeds back reports to our production team allowing them to monitor job progress and quality at all times.
Our extensive print finishing department allows us to complete most jobs in-house, giving us full control over our work. In addition to this we offer a complete fulfilment service that includes (but is not limited to) picking and packing, personalisation from supplied databases, inserting and mailing. We can also get special discounts for bulk mailing to help meet our clients’ budgets. ￼￼
Large format print is now more popular than ever, it’s now possible to print on almost any substrate and digital print is now used to print on everything from banners and bill boards to walls and even direct to doors. Large format print can be seen all around us and plays a massive part in everyday life, raising awareness of brands to a whole new level. Whatever your requirement we can help, our services include design, print and installation at your site. Our largest project to date was to cover three tower blocks in London with banners that were 54 meters long and 25 meters wide – now that’s what you call large format!
Whether your project involves print, digital media, social media, large format, SMS text, PURL’s or any other form of communications we can deliver. We can handle complete personalised multi media campaigns which are proven to have a far better response rate than direct mail alone. If it’s rebranding you are after we can take care of that too, from initial concept through to brand development, brand guidelines, marketing the new brand and of course supplying the print and a fully responsive website compatible with all devices.
A few of our happy clients and what they have to say (please click logo).
JCDecaux Airport have been working with Fontain for over 4 years now and are very happy with the excellent service provided.
The Fontain team always go that extra mile to turn jobs around for us, especially with sometimes challenging deadlines and circumstances.
Their innovative approach and suggestions are really valuable to us and have enabled us to produce outstanding print work.
Having built a strong relationship with us makes dealing with Fontain really easy and enjoyable.
The printing quality of the final product was excellent. We were all impressed by your all
round enthusiasm and eagerness to be of assistance. In a similar vein, we appreciated your flexibility and availability at all times.
Our account manager has once again provided an excellent service from the beginning of the job to meeting our extremely tight delivery date. Very happy client at our end. Many, many thanks.
Fontain are a pleasure to work with, professional, efficient and always willing to suggest creative solutions while offering extremely competitive prices. They are repeatedly the first to return with a great competitive quote and the quality of the product never lets itself down.
Always an excellent product and great service.
Fontain has worked for us for many years and consistently produces high quality work to very demanding deadlines. They have a very high focus on customer service and communication and always go that bit extra to ensure our requirements are met.
We have very strict guidelines for our brand and Fontain has worked with us to achieve a perfect colour match for our products as well as recently assisting us to achieve carbon neutrality for one of our magazines.
Outstanding work, delivered with an extremely tight turnaround. Excellent eye for detail in the finishing and the print work is colour perfect.
Great managing of job from start to finish.
Here at Matches Fashion we’ve received a trustworthy service from Fontain. We’ve worked together on a variety of projects and feel we can rely on the team to deliver a high quality product to deadline.
In all instances your team has delivered a high quality product in a timely and price competitive manner. The highly professional and customer focused attitude of your team has impressed both colleagues and myself.
The City of London Corporation has had an excellent working relationship with Fontain Print over the last ten years and found them to be an invaluable asset in achieving the high quality work our clients demand, they consistently offer a fast, reliable and excellent value for money service.
I’m always happy to use Fontain as I can expect a good quality service and the printed items are delivered on time and on budget.
The high quality printing combined with the quick turnaround of jobs continues to impress us and makes Fontain a valuable and reliable part of our print production process. Furthermore, the customer service and rapport that we have developed with all members of the team make working with Fontain extremely enjoyable from start to finish.
We operate 24 hours allowing us to accommodate long print runs and fast turnaround jobs. We have 30+ staff and many of them have been with us for over 10 years, offering a wealth of experience in marketing, print and communications.
We are constantly investing in software, machinery and staff training to guarantee that our clients always have the best possible equipment and personnel at their disposal.
We are constantly investing in new machinery and have an extensive plant list which includes a top of the range Heidelberg Speedmaster XL75 incorporating the very latest print technology.
Please click here to see our Plant List.
The press includes the latest Prinect Inpress colour control which scans every sheet during the print run and automatically makes minor adjustments to ensure consistency throughout to ISO standards.
To see a short video of Inpress colour control please click here.