Scotland’s Printing Heritage is the trading name of the Scottish Printing Archival Trust, which was formed in 1988 to conserve knowledge and examples of Scotland’s printing heritage for the benefit of the public and print/media education.

The Trust promotes interest in the history of the Scottish printing industry, which is one of Scotland’s oldest, and works with institutions across Scotland to ensure that printing archives and artefacts are not lost.

The current Trustees are:

  • Bob Hodgson (Chair), appointed September 2010. Email: chair [@]
  • Peter Laidlaw (Hon Treasurer), appointed February 2012. Email: treasurer [@]
  • Helen Williams (Hon Secretary), appointed January 2011. Email: secretary [@]
  • Patrick Mark, appointed February 2002
  • Garry Richmond, appointed June 2021

Annual reports and minutes of Trustee meetings (once approved) are available through this link.

If you want:

  • a firm to undertake printing production in Scotland contact Print Scotland.
  • to buy any of the Trust’s publications, please visit our online shop. At the moment we are only able to deliver within the UK.
  • if you have any questions or want to find out more about the Trust, please use the contact form below, email secretary [@], phone 07585541680 or follow us on X/Twitter.

Please note that the Trust is unable to give an opinion on the value of individual books or collections.

Information you provide when using this contact form it will only be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Last updated 24 February 2024