What’s New

New Year, New Look for Firpress!

We would love to share some exciting news with you!

This year we will be adding to the services we currently offer, which includes:

* A brand new website which will introduce a wider range of products and services, to ensure we can always find a solution to your print and marketing requirements.

* Further investment in plant and machinery that will enable us to extend the number of products on our next day delivery service.

* Special offers and promotions!

To highlight these changes, our design team have been working hard on re-designing a clean, modern and streamlined version of our current logo. We wanted to share an exclusive sneak peek of our new logo with you, as you may start to see it being used ahead of our official April 2018 re-launch.



What do you think of our new logo? We love how fresh, clean & modern it looks!

Job Vacancy: Litho Printer

We are looking for a talented printer to become an integral part of our ‘Firpress Team’

Firpress Printers are the only quality assured printer in West Cumbria and have been providing quality print and design services for over 30 years.

Our ideal candidate will have a passion and drive for litho print, be able to use their own initiative and work effectively alongside our existing team. Your role will be to make ready and litho print using our B2 Four Colour Ryobi 784 and Two Colour Ryobi 522 presses.


•   Litho print experience

•   A passion for print

•   Excellent attention to detail

•   Good organisation skills and the ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines

•   Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team

Full time position: 37 ½ hours a week. Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

Please email your CV, current notice period and evidence of experience to: kerri@firpressprinters.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th January 2018 with a view to an immediate start. 



Bonshaw Brew

The lovely Wendy asked us to produce some personalised beer labels for her wedding. Her father had produced a batch of home brewed beer, to be bottled and used as wedding favours. The brew was to be titled ‘Bonshaw Brew’ as the wedding was taking place at Bonshaw Tower. We designed the labels to match the wedding invitations, printing them onto self adhesive paper and round cornering them once they were trimmed.

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The final result looked fantastic, the Bride & Groom were delighted with the end result and all the guests were pleased with their truly unique wedding favour.

If you have an upcoming wedding or event and would like us to design something unique for you, get in touch and we’ll be happy to help


Making a Difference – Cumbria Flood Recovery Fund 2015

Two years after the devastating widespread flooding caused by Storm Desmond sees the publication of the report into the Cumbria Flood Recovery Appeal. Here at Firpress, we worked hard alongside Cumbria Community Foundation to design, print and produce the report,

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Throughout the document there are examples of what an amazing community response there was to the floods and how resilient people were to the challenges thrown at them.

Our design team utilised a modern and clean layout to display the text, quotes and also the photographs which captures the horror of the damaged caused by the flooding.


Full details of the flood report can be found here.

VIP Alert! Ticket Style Event Invitations

We loved designing these party invitations for Olivia’s 8th Birthday! The birthday girl had requested a disco/karaoke party so it was left to us to design the invitations for the event. Our design team utilised a combination of bright colours and eye-catching patterns to create an event ticket style invitation, complete with ‘Admit One’ strip on the edge of the invitation. These were complemented by personalised printed envelopes with a co-ordinating design, each printed with individual guest names.

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Olivia’s mum also requested VIP Passes for each of the guests, which she planned to attach to lanyards. We designed them in the same style as the invitations, gloss laminating them for durability.
Olivia was thrilled with her invitations and was very excited to hand them out at school.

If you have a party or event coming up and you would like us to produce some invitations for you please get in touch.

Vinyl Stickers

It’s Friday!! We are just finishing our latest order of Vinyl Stickers, printed and cut here at Firpress. Our fantastic range of in-house services means we can offer you the fastest service for all your printing needs. It’s quite interesting to watch how these stickers are printed and cut, the machine first prints the whole batch and then runs back over each individual sticker to cut through the top layer. The result? Perfectly printed and cut stickers! Magic!


If you are looking to print some stickers, why not get in touch with us via our contact page or call us on 01900 68141. Alternatively, send us a quick message on Facebook or Twitter and we’ll be happy to help!

Christmas is Coming!

Christmas is coming! Beat the rush & get organised early this year with our Personalised Christmas Cards. Bright & festive designs with a photo of your choice included, perfect for adding a photo of the children, family or even the dog!

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Our Personalised Christmas Cards are available from as little as 63p each* 

If you would like to place an order please get in touch via our contact page or call us on 01900 68141

*price based on ordering 100 4pp A6 Cards. Price includes VAT & envelopes and is based on using one of our existing design templates or supplying a print ready PDF file. Minimum order 5 cards.

Infinity Festival

Our team has worked hard to prepare and install a selection of window graphics, mesh & tension banners for the Infinity Festival hosted by West Lakes Academy on Thursday 28th September 2017. 

The first event of its kind for Cumbria, The Infinity Festival features a stellar line up of international superstars in the world of science, technology and engineering including experts in robots, insects, crime mapping, aircraft design, nuclear reactors, and a host of other exciting fields.

Firpress also printed and produced the Event Programmes and also the ID cards for each visitor attending the festival.

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Tension banners, ready for the event. A contemporary and modern pop up display solution, which allows you to change the displayed banner whenever you like. Cost effective and they look great!

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Window graphics for the entrance doors.

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Heras fencing mesh banners.

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5m x 1m vinyl banner, complete with eyelets.

The set up looked fantastic, we hope the festival is a success and everyone has a great day. #infinityfestival

Wedding Invitations: Peter & Belise

Our talented designed Christie produced this gorgeous invitation set for Peter & Belise. They wanted to incorporate the leaves of the Eucalyptus plant, keeping the design natural, simple and elegant. We designed and printed the Invitations, Information Card, RSVP Card, Printed Envelope and also a Tag to tie onto the front of the invitations. The invitation set was printed onto 300gsm Conqueror card.


The finished set looks stunning! Belise tied the invitation set together using natural twine and embellished them with the printed tag and also some decorative leaves. 

If you are planning your wedding and are looking for some unique wedding invitations please get in touch with us via our website or Facebook and we will be happy to discuss your requirements.