We accept online payment in a secure environment by:

Debit & Credit Cards (Paypal UK no account required) / Cheque Payment

We also use:
Gift Vouchers and Offer Codes where applicable.

All transactions / payments are in pounds sterling (£) and will show on your credit card statement in your local currency (your credit card issuer will have used the currency rate at the time of your transaction to calculate the value in your local currency).

All credit card transactions are processed through Paypal online, and using a secure browser connection (SSL) with encryption used between your browser and Paypal's system. Any currency values shown online are for guidance only, and will not be an accurate reflection of the current exchange rate - if you are paying using a card that is not registered in the UK then all payment will automatically be converted to your local currency at the current exchange rate.

Q: Which cards can I pay with?:
Amex, Diners, JCB (GBP to GBP only), Mastercard, Solo (GBP to GBP only), Switch (GBP to GBP only), Visa, Visa Delta, Visa Purchasing

All prices on the site are quoted in pounds sterling (£) (other currencies shown where applicable are fixed at the weekly exchange rate and are for guidance only - transactions will be made in Pounds Sterling only) and are inclusive of UK sales tax (VAT). The current rate of VAT is 17.5%. We are VAT registered, with our VAT number shown on every receipt and invoice supplied as per UK law.

Q: Is it safe to give my credit card details over the Internet?
Your payment is protected with SSL, a tried and tested secure ordering system for credit card transactions. Using SSL your credit card details are translated into encrypted information so that only the intended recipient can decode it. If the information is intercepted by a malicious third party, they will be unable to read it. In fact it is generally agreed that online Secure Credit Card purchases on the internet with a trusted provider such as paypal is safer than handing over your cards in places such as restaurants, service stations etc - Never let your credit card out of your sight at any time - they can be swiped and the card details collected within a matter of seconds !

Q: Why do I need to enter my Credit Card Details each time I buy something?
To further ensure absolute security, we do not store your credit card information. If you choose to register and create an online account, then we will store your order history and shipping/delivery address for your convenience and a faster shopping experience, but will never store your sensitive card information anywhere on our site or database.

Q: Do I need any specific settings in my browser?
If you have disabled receiving 'cookies' on your web browser, you are best to enable this feature, otherwise you will be able to order using our systems "session ID's". In addition, you should also allow javascript (not required for ordering) to run within the browser.

Q: Are my personal details used elsewhere?
No. Your details are not passed on to any third party, apart from the relevant details such as delivery address needed for delivery of your items.

Q: What happens if I need to shut the browser before I have finished ordering?
Your order will not be taken unless you complete and submit the checkout process and get confirmation shown on our Payment Gateway's final payment page - try returning to our web site to see if your shopping cart still retains the items you placed in it. You can then proceed to checkout to complete. Alternatively, give us a call and we will try to resolve any problems you might be experiencing.