Welcome to York Bookbinding

Specialists in Book Restoration, Theses Binding & Wedding Albums


BOOK RESTORATION & REFURBISHMENT

Bookbinding
Although individual customers come to us to have their personal out of print cloth or leather books restored or rebound, we have also bound books for York Minster, Castle Howard and other private collections and stately homes…
THESES BINDING

THESES BINDING
Theses binding has always been a large area of our work. Being close to YORK UNIVERSITY we have bound the majority of their theses over the years. We have also bound theses for Universities all over the country, including; The University of London, Leeds University, Manchester University, Glasgow University…
MAGAZINE & PERIODICAL BINDING

MAGAZINE & PERIODICAL BINDING
Regular customers who require us to do traditional periodical bindings are Universities and other academic institutions around Great Britain. Additionally individuals like to have their collections hard bound to keep them tidy and…
BOXES & SLIP CASES

BOXES & SLIP CASES
For many years we have made ‘Cased, Flap top boxes’, mainly for University Ph. D. Music students to hold their scores, DVD/CD holders & video cassettes. These boxes are normally A4 or A3 and made to an exact size to hold the students work. These can then be lettered on…

About York Bookbinding


Philip Winskill started York Bookbinding in January 2000, following the closure of the York University bindery.
He is an apprentice trained bookbinder with over 37 years experience. He worked for 25 years binding mostly periodicals, monographs, theses and book restoration and repair. He also gained lots of experience on miscellaneous work, such as presentation bindings and boxes to hold special collections.

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A WIDE RANGE OF SERVICES


  • Sympathetic book restoration
  • Theses & Dissertation binding
  • Periodical and magazine binding
  • Bespoke stationary bindings
  • Solander “Clam Shell” boxes and slip cases
  • Lettering to wallets, diaries, satchels, gun bags etc
  • Presentation folders for University degrees & corporate documents
  • Book scanning and binding
  • Memoirs & Family History books
  • “Introduction to Bookbinding” workshops for your venue