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Cheapest place for stationery?
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littlevet1
Old 27-05-2008, 3:47 PM
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Default Cheapest place for stationery?

Hi all
Just wondered where the cheapest place to buy paper etc is? I go through loads, and I also use lots of 'Quink' ink for a fountain pen. It's quite expensive in WHSmiths. Can anyone recommend anywhere online?
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Old 28-05-2008, 1:44 PM
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Hi,
stationary box was a good place to get the odd thing from. Supermarkets are sometimes cheap for pens etc and occasionally have buy one get one frees on stationary.
For online things, always try ebay lol thats the first place i go to. And if you do your weekly shop online, you can look at that supermarkets stationary section online and see if you can just add it to your basket.

Always try poundland too!
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Old 28-05-2008, 3:29 PM
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hey, i usually guy folders / notebooks and that type of stuff from poundland. For plain / lined paper try Morrisons or Tesco as Poundland is not great quality and stationary box is expensive for that.
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Old 28-05-2008, 11:50 PM
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For lined paper, sometimes Woolworths, WHSmith or Stationery Box do 2 for 1 or 3 for 2 offers on the pads of lined paper, so get about 10 pads when they do this to ensure you won't have to go buying them again for a while.
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Old 29-05-2008, 12:22 AM
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Wilkinsons usually have a pretty good selection and are fairly cheap.
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Old 29-05-2008, 12:25 AM
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the sainsburys lined good quality pad is 160 sheets and only 1 pound something
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Old 29-05-2008, 11:17 AM
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I found the tesco value printer paper at i think it's about 1.50 for 200 sheets!
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Old 25-07-2008, 2:38 PM
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this company are really good for cheap stationery. Most of their prices are much cheaper than staples or wh smiths. they came to our uni and students get a 10% discoutn using code student.

their webiste is www.gr8stationery.co.uk
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Old 25-07-2008, 7:53 PM
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I'd try poundland
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Old 25-07-2008, 7:58 PM
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have you tried Staples?
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Old 25-07-2008, 8:24 PM
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Lidl/aldi have some good stationary, try pound shop or 99p shop, try the supermarkets basics range for stationary
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Old 25-07-2008, 8:40 PM
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I used to buy from e-bay but have since found Wilkinsons is far far better for jiffy envelopes and no P&P.

A4 white & coloured card is only £2.29 per 75 sheets, A4 paper is 500 for £1.99 and labels for envelopes and the freezer are also dirt cheap 39p at Wilkinsons.

Basic A4 computer paper at Tescos is currently only £1.79 per 500 but Wilkinsons have a far better range of stationary bits and bobs for me.

Wilkinsons also have a lot of half price offers on stationary items in store at the minute.

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Old 26-07-2008, 1:34 AM
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Partners gives student discount, (if you have Student Card) or Rymans as some of them are now known.
ASDA always have some good buys as it gets towards september although they've started putting out the Stationary for the next school year already in my local ASDA store.
Wilkinson's as others have said is also good for things like this.
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Old 26-07-2008, 4:40 PM
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Wilkinsons is always good for cheap stationary at standard prices. Worth going there if there are no sales on elsewhere.
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Old 26-07-2008, 5:42 PM
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Partners gives student discount, (if you have Student Card) or Rymans as some of them are now known.
I think Partners took over what was once called (and still is where I live) Stationery Box.
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Old 26-07-2008, 6:09 PM
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I think Partners took over what was once called (and still is where I live) Stationery Box.
They are all becoming Rymans now. Theo Pathetis (from Dragons Den) owns Partners, Stationary Box and Ryman.
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