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A3 Digital Black and White Plan Printing

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A3 Digital Black and White Plan Printing

A3 Digital Black and White Plan Printing

We are digital plan printing experts with over 30 years of experience.

We have been printing and copying plans and drawings for architects and construction industries for over 30 years. Plan printing is available in either A2, A1, and A0 sizes – in colour or black & white. You can choose either rolled or folded options for your plan printing.  If you need something large than this or an unusual size – we can still help, simply call our team or use the live chat to discuss your requirements.

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Estimated delivery date Wednesday 24th. July


A3 Architect printed plans are available from Manual Printers

We have been printing for architects and construction industries for over 30 years. Our digital black & white plan printing service is perfect for architects, builders and surveyors who demand the highest quality. You will find your drawings crystal clear, with accurate colours and sharp lines. For printed plans in use outside go for the encapsulated option that will give you extra durability and a wipe-clean surface.

  • Available in either A2, A1, and A0 sizes.
  • All plans are printed onto a 100gsm Bond Stock.
  • You can choose either rolled or folded options for your plans.
  • Lamination available for outdoor use

Sending your digital black & white plans to print

We can copy existing plans or print directly from your own files in a variety of formats – PDF is best. You can upload your files when you place your order, or provide them via email, Google Drive, OneDrive, DropBox.  Another great free service for sharing large files we like at Manual Printers is WeTransfer

Producing your own printed plans? That can be expensive – let us take care of things for you.

Maintaining equipment to produce your Black & White Plan Printing can be costly and if the machine breaks it can cause havoc and cost you money. We offer contract discounts which let you decommission your own plan printing plotters and printers – saving you money. Simply send your files to us and we’ll deliver beautiful quality plans back to you the next day or same day. No more torn paper, smudged inks, changing cartridges, cleaning print heads or waiting whilst your printer is calibrating!
Contact us to discuss contract plan printing – email hello@printroom.co.uk

Fast turnaround print and copying in Bracknell, Reading and beyond

We know you are always working to tight deadlines – it’s what we do best! Using the HP digital plan printing equipment with only ever original HP Inks, our experienced team ensure your digital plan printing jobs are produced on time.

We offer express next day delivery – with a super express same-day plan printing service if you can collect or we can arrange a courier.

We provide plan printing to architects, surveyors, designers, and engineering companies throughout the Thames Valley and UK wide. From our central print hub in Bracknell, Berks – we serve Reading, Maidenhead, Camberley, Farnborough, Wokingham and beyond on a daily basis.

Print from PDF 24/7

Our online Document Printing Service is online 24/7. We provide a simple, quick and easy to use service for all of your online Digital Black & White Plan Printing. At The Printroom, we offer a cost-effective way to print your documents online. Delivering to your door with DHL Express tracked delivery.

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Artwork Files To Produce your Black & White Plan Printing

To produce the perfect printed graphics, we love a PDF file. However, if you don’t have a PDF file, send us a Word, Excel file, and we will send you back a PDF proof. If you want to convert your file to PDF yourself, click on our help page. We can print from either High-Resolution PDF files or JPEG files. If you want some more info on artwork files, click on our artwork guide here.

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Our Clients

Our clients include some of the largest companies in the world. These include Dell, Oracle Corporation and HP. Find out more about The Printroom Group.

Please take a look at some of the brands that use our services.


Find out more about The Printroom Group.

If you would like to jump straight to some of our popular  products, click on the links below:

A4 Wirebound ManualsA5 Wirebound manualsA4 Perfect Bound ManualsA5 Perfect Bound ManualsRing Bound Manualssingle sheet print, stapled brochuresA4 Stapled BrochuresA4 PostersA3 PostersA2 PostersA1 PostersA0 Posterspostcard printingleaflet printingprinted foldersprinted Lanyardsprinted certificatestable Talkersprinted tableclothsDeluxe Roller BannersPremium Roller BannersSoftback Bound BooksCustom Ring Bindersbranded mugs, branded laptop sleevesBusiness Stationeryprinted wristbandsFabric Pull-up BannersPop-Up StandsFabric StandsExhibition Printing, Indoor Display products.

Why not explore our business card options?

We offer a range of Business Cards to suit your image and budget including:

Award-Winning Print Services….www.manual-printers.co.uk

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Contact us

You can speak to one of our supervisors using the online chat if you are struggling with anything. Alternatively, you can call us on 01344 312704. Please also feel free to visit our main website, www.printroom.co.uk  and find out a little more about us.

If you are looking to get a roller banner,  have a look at our range here

We offer standard Deluxe Roller BannersSuper Wide Roller BannersDouble-Sided roller BannersExtra Large Roller Banners and also our best selling Premium Roller Banner.

To see our list of products click on our products page

  • Simply choose the quantities and various specifications from the drop-down menus.
  • Then you can add your artwork in the “Drag and Drop” artwork upload box.
  • Add your items to the basket.
Then you are able to pay via:

Secure online payments

All online payments are processed securely via Stripe Stripe We accept all major credit and debit cards Vias Mastercard American Express (AMEX) all accepted

Sending artwork

If you are sending artwork, you can do this in two ways: 1) upload during Order (for small files up to 10mb only) 2) Upload at Check out 3) uploading to our WeTransfer site Please use your name and order reference when sending files, so we can quickly reconcile against your order

PDF Files

High resolution (300dpi) files are the best for us to work with. Please see the settings below to get the best quality printing.
  • Resolution: Choose High Resolution
  • Compression Settings – For colour and greyscale this should be downsampled to 300dpi with “auto compression” set on high
  • Font Embedding – Should be set to “embed all fonts”
  • The Colour needs to be set as CMYK

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Convert all text to outlines and embed all fonts. Save as a PDF file with 3mm bleed and crop marks.

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The resolution should be set to 300dpi. Save the file as either JPEG or TIFF. Other files not listed above must be saved either as an EPS or JPEG.

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All fonts and pictures used in your artwork need to be supplied to us in a separate folder using the “package” function under the “file” menu. Zip your files and folders before uploading or sending them to us via e-mail. Please also include a PDF. We can then use the PDF to make sure that nothing is missing or moved.

Artwork Bleed

  • Please supply a 3mm bleed around your artwork.
  • Please ensure that the colour is set to CMYK, not RGB.
  • Please provide crop marks around all your supplied artwork.

Microsoft Office Files

We cannot print straight from the following programmes. However, we can save a PDF file and re-send back to you for proofing.
  • Word
  • Excel
  • Publisher
  • PowerPoint
You can save your Microsoft Office files as a PDF yourself if you would prefer. That way you can see exactly what the printed file will look like. Please note: It is important when supplying a PDF from a Microsoft Office application, that extra care is taken to ensure any spot colours are created correctly in your original document/file. Please supply a screenshot of your Microsoft Office file before conversion. You can do this by following the instruction below for both Mac and PC. Mac: Press ‘Command’ + ‘Shift’ + 3 for a full screenshot, or ‘Command’ + ‘Shift’ + 4 to select an area to screenshot. This will save a PNG file to your desktop. PC: There is a key on your keyboard that says ‘Print Screen’. You can then paste this into a document or email to send over.

Need Help?

If you are unsure about any of the information above regarding artwork and submitting files for printing, then have a look at our Artwork Guidelines page. If you are still stuck and would prefer to talk to someone then please email us at hello@printroom.co.uk or speak to one of our team using the online chat.

Frequently asked Questions

Is  Your Printing Environmentally Friendly?

Yes, our paper is all FSC approved. Meaning that all of the paper stock that we use has been harvested in a responsible manner.  FSC stands for the Forest Stewardship Council. This an independent non-governmental organisation that promotes the responsible management of the world’s forests. You can learn more about FSC here. You can also find out more about paper and the environment on the Two Sides website here.

How Do You Print Your products?

We use the latest digital print equipment for certain jobs, like smaller run manuals, brochures, printed invitations and cards. For the larger run work like the 5000, 10,000 leaflets or longer print runs we will use Litho Print Machines. When we are printing our Large Format printing like exhibition banners, pull-up banners, and fabric banners we have a fully kitted out Large Format Department.

Who are www.manual-printers.co.uk?

printroom www.manual-printers.co.uk  is part of The Printroom Group – the Thames Valley’s leading family-run print business for over 40 years We are part of The Printroom Group – the leading print company in the Thames Valley. We’ve been proudly serving some of the largest companies in the UK since 1977 from our family-run HQ in Bracknell, Berks. We have been printing documents for over 40 years, and we’re good at it! So you can rest assured that your printing is in the hands of experts in the printing world. As a result, your documents will be of the highest quality and professionally finished.  Find out more about The Printroom Group.

Who do you ship your products with?

We ship with DHL Express Delivery and DHL Parcel for our manuals and books.

Is there a minimum order amount?

No minimum order, You can order just one Perfect Bound manual if you want to. For regular, ongoing manuals, please speak to our Team for bulk discounts and explore our bespoke online ordering sites. We have dedicated Account Managers that look after our regular clients.

What Artwork Files do you Accept?

We prefer PDF files. However, if you don’t have a PDF file, send us a WordExcel file, and we will send you back a PDF proof. If you want to convert your file to PDF yourself, click on our help page.  If you want to convert your file to PDF yourself, click on our help page. We can print from either High-Resolution PDF files or JPeg files. If you want some more info on artwork files, click on our artwork page here. .