Softback Binding

The Library offers a thermal and a comb softback binding service for satff and students. This is a good quality binding which can be used for assignments, projects and dissertations. 

Comb binding has a plastic spine and thermal binding has a hard metal spine. Both types of binding have a clear plastic front and back cover. 

Please note that this is a 4 hour leave and collect service. Items left after 5pm can be collected the following day.

Please ask at the Help Desk for further details and to take advantage of this service.

Softback Binding Prices

  • Thermal binding £1
  • Comb binding £2

Hardback Binding

Professional hardback dissertation binding service in conjuction with Walkers Binding based at Salford University regulary used by the University of Bolton.

Hardback Binding

Walkers Binding

Email your PDF for a quote.

Pay online.

Will deliver to Library on request.


Other Companies

Blissett Thesis Binding

Online form submission with PDF (example to view at Library Desk).

BSM Print

Local Bolton firm suitable for Art students

Tel: (01024) 656333 Email:


University of Bolton Requirements

Front Cover Lettering Layout

Spine Lettering Layout

Disseration Cover 

Disseration Spine

Colour: Black with gold lettering



Research Degree Regulations