About us

Rothbury Publishing was established in 2000 specialising in nostalgic transport images, painted by the very best artists in their field. The brainchild of Colin Hayward who started the range and worked tirelessly to make it both the largest range and the highest quality in the UK.

The range which now exceeds over 1000 designs as greetings cards, are sought after by collectors and can be found in various retail outlets including transport related museums and railway centres. They are also available at events around the country as well as post offices, garden centres and card shops.

The range has now expanded further and even more focus on quality we have a dedicated warehouse with full time staff picking and packing your orders ever single day. A warm and friendly atmosphere is what we like to create for our clients, old and new. All of our cards and prints are printed and finished in house boy our own team of craftsmen, in our Dorset base. As a family owned and run print supplier we have been established some 35 years this year!

Our Team

We have a team of over 20 people working within our company with 3 dedicated solely processing picking and packing your orders for you.

Managing Director – Alan Bunter

Alan has been in the print industry for 18 years and spent his time on the shop floor learning all of the trades. Now running the company he has a keen interest in nostalgia, especially motorsport. A big fan of Colin Chapman and Lotus cars as well as agriculture from days gone by.

Mandy Neller

Mandy is the person on the end of the phone who has the hands on experience of the entire range!

Processing orders, pick and packing, and general knowledge of all things Rothbury Publishing! Working in the company for nearly 10 years she has a vast experience in print finishing as well as the warehousing and distribution services we offer, including stock control.

Linda Townsend - Order Despatch

Linda has come to Rothbury more recently and has settled in staright away, taking over the dispatch and logistics side of things with ease. Orders are sent directly from our warehouse with Linda arranging, deliveries, couriers and booking in.

Michaela Clark

Michaela handles a lot of our card picking and packing, learning the ropes from Mandy. Also often a voice on the end of the phone!