About Us

Established in 1986, New North Press was founded in New North Road, East London, only a short walk from Coronet Street where we have been since 1993. The perceived value of both Hoxton and letterpress printing has changed a lot since then but we still practice the craft of traditional printing, in the form it took for over 500 years.

Our studio is an Aladdin’s cave of traditional printing equipment and has been used as a location for films and documentaries. But it is a working space, not a museum, and we are proud to keep our library of wood and metal fonts and cast-iron presses alive through use.

We are not a ‘private press’ and actively seek to collaborate on projects with companies and individuals, as well as sharing our facilities and knowledge of letterpress through regular teaching.

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