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30 September 2019

Annual stock take - please expect delays on your orders

Shaw & Sons Ltd are conducting its annual stock take from 30th September 2019. During the stock take no accounting transactions affecting stock can take place. Unfortunately this means that no orders can be processed until the conclusion of the stock take. We will resume normal order processing as soon as ... (more)

20 September 2019

Annual stock take - please expect delays on your orders

Shaw & Sons Ltd will be conducting its annual stock take from 30th September 2019. During the stock take no accounting transactions affecting stock can take place. Unfortunately this means that no orders can be processed until the conclusion of the stock take. We will resume normal order processing as soon ... (more)

17 September 2019

Telephone lines have resumed normal service

We are delighted to advise you that our telephone lines have now resumed normal service. Thank you for your patience.... (more)

16 September 2019

Telephone lines temporarily down - apologies for the inconvenience

Please be aware that we are currently experiencing a technical fault on our phone line which is preventing us from making or receiving calls. Please bear with us while engineers work to resolve this fault as quickly as possible. In the meantime, please email sales@shaws.co.uk to place orders or make enquiries. Alternatively, ... (more)

7 June 2019

Register of Ashes Plots now available

Need to record the location of an individual's set of ashes in a burial ground? Our new Register of Ashes Plots is ideal for the purpose. A fully bound book of 100 openings with 10 entries per page, this traditional style register has a black leather effect cover and measures 340 ... (more)

Register of Ashes Plots now available

22 May 2019

Wishing our elections customers a successful polling day!

Countless voters around the country will tomorrow find themselves looking at 'Polling Station' notices, using ballot pencils to cast their vote in the privacy of a VotePod voting booth and putting their ballot papers into a ballot box. Many of these products will have been supplied by Shaw & Sons ... (more)

Wishing our elections customers a successful polling day!

1 May 2019

Wishing our elections customers a successful polling day!

Countless voters around the country will tomorrow find themselves looking at 'Polling Station' notices, using ballot pencils to cast their vote in the privacy of a voting screen and putting their ballot papers into a ballot box. Most of these products will have been supplied by Shaw & Sons Limited. Numerous ... (more)

Wishing our elections customers a successful polling day!

18 April 2019

Happy Easter from Shaw & Sons Ltd

Easter is not the only time of year when it is a good idea to put all your eggs in one basket.   Place your order today!... (more)

Happy Easter from Shaw & Sons Ltd

18 April 2019

Easter closure notice

Please be aware that we will be closed for the Easter bank holidays from 5pm on 18th April 2019 and will re-open at 8.30am on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Orders received during this period of closure will not be processed for dispatch until our return to the office. We would like ... (more)

4 February 2019

Shaw's can help you prepare for the death of a national figure

Invite the local community to pay tribute to a deceased national figure using our looseleaf format 'In Memoriam' condolence book Suitable for tributes to prominent deceased persons For use when large numbers of mourners are expected Looseleaf format allows easy addition and removal of pages Papers can be bound after the event for posterity and ... (more)

Shaw's can help you prepare for the death of a national figure

1 February 2019

See you at the AEA?

Members of Shaw’s elections team are really excited to be exhibiting at the AEA Conference and Exhibition in Brighton from Sunday. We are delighted to once again share a stand with our colleagues from the ERS Group: Electoral Reform Services (the UK’s leading provider of independent election and ballot services) and ... (more)

17 January 2019

Server installation - please bear with us

Please be aware that on Monday 21st January 2019 Shaw's will be installing a new server which may result in some server downtime. This may have the effect of delays to orders or responding to enquiries. Please bear with us while engineers work to install our server as quickly as possible. We ... (more)

2 January 2019

VotePod® - now available

Shaw’s are aware of the multiple logistical challenges local authorities face when distributing voting booths to their respective polling stations and recognise that it is not always ideal to use a traditional wooden booth in all locations. We listened to the typical issues encountered by elections staff, and are delighted ... (more)

VotePod® - now available

7 December 2018

Annual stock take - please expect delays on orders

Shaw & Sons Ltd will be conducting its annual stock take from 19th December 2018. During the stock take no accounting transactions affecting stock can take place. Unfortunately this means that no orders can be processed until the conclusion of the stock take. We will resume normal order processing as soon ... (more)

4 December 2018

Press Release: Civica acquires election and membership services leader ERS Group

Software and services group adds end-to-end capability for elections and ballots, democracy and member and community engagement. Civica Group, the market leader in business-critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services for the public sector and regulated markets, has announced that Civica UK Limited, the company’s wholly owned subsidiary, has acquired ... (more)

18 July 2018

Bespoke book design and manufacturing service

Over the years, Shaw's have created a phenomenal selection of registers and records for - amongst others - local authorities, worshipful companies, professional organisations and funeral homes. We have catalogued all those currently available on our website and details can be found via the product menus here. In addition to our ... (more)

Bespoke book design and manufacturing service

20 June 2018

Equipment for the annual electoral roll canvass available

Shaw’s offer a range of specialist products to aid with the annual electoral roll canvass. We can supply canvassers’ carry cases to guarantee that your representatives have everything they need to hand. These bags feature an adjustable shoulder strap, business card and pen holders and a zipper front pocket. We also offer ... (more)

Equipment for the annual electoral roll canvass available

23 May 2018

We have updated our privacy policy

We value your privacy and are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our customers. With this in mind, and in response to the new data protection regulation that will come into effect on 25th May, we've made changes to our privacy policy to provide you with more transparency and control ... (more)

16 May 2018

Shaw's – your one stop shop for all your ceremonial and presentational requirements

Responsible for arranging your establishment’s official and ceremonial items? Shaw’s have been supplying jewels, badges and hand-illuminated documents to learned organisations and institutions, livery companies, clubs and fraternal societies since 1750. Over the centuries, we have accumulated a wealth of product knowledge and production techniques which we can use to ... (more)

Shaw's – your one stop shop for all your ceremonial and presentational requirements

7 May 2018

Products to ensure GDPR compliance

Need to ensure you are GDPR compliant ahead of the regulations coming into force on 25th May 2018? Shaw’s offer a range of products that can assist in the secure storage of items/documentation containing personal data, where such storage is legitimate and necessary. Shaw’s plastic ballot boxes can be repurposed for secure ... (more)

3 May 2018

Wishing our elections customers a successful polling day

Countless voters around the country will today find themselves looking at 'Polling Station' notices, using ballot pencils to cast their vote in the privacy of a voting screen and putting their ballot papers into a ballot box. Most of these products will have been supplied by Shaw & Sons Limited. Numerous ... (more)

Wishing our elections customers a successful polling day

18 April 2018

Shaw's Bespoke and Traditional brochure coming soon

For the first time we have compiled all of our Bespoke and Traditional products and services in one brochure. We're delighted to be able to show our clients the myriad ways we can work with you to create beautiful bespoke civic and ceremonial items. We've listed the contents below: SCROLLS & PRESENTATION ITEMS Hand ... (more)

Shaw's Bespoke and Traditional brochure coming soon

6 April 2018

Shaw's expands its wildflower seed paper stationery offering

Wildflower seed paper stationery products are a delightful, beautiful stationery gift for use by funeral professionals, bereaved families, brides and grooms, event organisers, charities and veterinary practices – anyone wishing to send a personal message with a thoughtful, plantable gift. Since 2011 Shaw's have been supplying seed paper tokens and bookmarks ... (more)

Shaw's expands its wildflower seed paper stationery offering

28 February 2018

Please bear with us during this time of adverse weather conditions

Please be aware that as a Kent-based company we are experiencing some operating issues beyond our control due to the adverse weather conditions.  The couriers we use have limited vehicles collecting and distributing consignments in the local area so there may be some delays in goods being delivered to some of ... (more)

26 February 2018

Shaw's supplies hand-illuminated scroll presented to British astronaut, Major Tim Peake

Shaw’s civic and ceremonial department is delighted to have provided a hand-illuminated freedom scroll to Chichester City Council for presentation to British astronaut Tim Peake. Major Peake was awarded the highest honour a local authority can bestow during a ceremony at Chichester Festival Theatre on 25th February 2018.  Mayor Peter Evans ... (more)

Shaw's supplies hand-illuminated scroll presented to British astronaut, Major Tim Peake