Transforming the communities of Essex & East London through Christ’s presence

The Diocesan Print Unit is now permitted to operate in isolation with social distancing in place.

The Print Unit is contactable by email and telephone – 01245 294404.

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The Diocesan Office remains closed to visitors at this time. However, Print Unit collections can be arranged by appointment only from the front of 53 New Street and adhering to social distancing guidelines. There is also the option of your printing being delivered by Royal Mail or courier. Please do email for further information.

We thank you for your loyal custom and hope you are well and staying safe. We look forward to welcoming you back when our usual service can be resumed.​​


Magazine Printing Service

Based at the Diocesan Office, the Chelmsford Diocesan Print Unit is committed to providing an efficient and friendly service to our parish churches - schools, charities and other organisations. Conveniently located opposite Chelmsford Cathedral we are a  5 minutes walk from the railway/bus station. Car parking is also available close by.   

Booklet production is our speciality. We can digitally print most formats of A5 & A4 village & parish magazines; weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually; either in mono, full colour or both.  Orders are usually ready to collect from the Diocesan Office within 4 working days of receiving a print ready PDF file. Or we can arrange delivery to your chosen address by courier, deadline permitting.

Although a small team, together we have many years of magazine printing expertise - and print thousands of parish magazines every month.  So contact us today for further information and a quote:

Our Guide to Services



The world of print continues to evolve. Diocesan Print Unit have invested in a range of digital devices that produce quality print, optimise paper usage and improve productivity. As a result, we maintain value for money and an efficient competitive service.

We aim to reduce environmental impact, reducing our waste and recycling where possible. Our paper stocks are from sustainable sources.

Booklet making is our speciality. Our core product range includes brochures, order of services,  parish & village magazines, newsletters, programmes and reports plus menus, leaflets, flyers, invitations and stationery.

So, if you’re looking for quality short run digital print, up to SRA3 size, we have the equipment and skills to produce it.


Good design needn’t be complicated or expensive. At the Diocesan Print Unit, we provide customers with a cost effective, simple solution to their design needs. Coupled with our digital print and finishing service, we have the power to get your message across effectively.


We provide various finishing services including comb binding, wire binding, laminating, folding, booklet production, stapling, hole punching and bulk guillotining.

Contact Us

Andrea Pannell
Print Unit Manager

Diocesan Print Unit
Diocesan Office, 53 New Street, Chelmsford CM1 1AT
01245 294404


Open Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

For more information please contact Andrea Pannell
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