Our Heritage

Shirtworks is one of the longest established t-shirt printers in the UK. Our humble origins in the early ‘80s began in Oxford selling t-shirts to Oxford University students and the public from a stall in the Jam Factory market in the centre of the city.

Our intrepid marketing plan at the time included selling Oxford University branded t-shirts and sweatshirts to tourists in the height of the summer from an antiquated bike with a wicker basket! Whether we were screen printing, selling printed t-shirts in the market stall or peddling the bike, it was still a very busy and memorable time.

1986

FOUNDED

1990

FIRST 8 COLOUR AUTO MACHINE
RECOGNISED AS EUROPE’S ONLY PRINTER
WITH SOIL ASSOCIATION ACCREDITATION

1987

THE FIRST TO PRINT THE
OXFORD UNIVERSITY DESIGN

1996

NE OF THE FIRST SCREEN PRINTERS
TO GET A WEBSITE

2020

SHIPPING TO 5 CONTINENTS AND WORKING WITH
SOME OF THE WORLD’S BEST KNOWN SOCIALLY
RESPONSIBLE BRANDS

WHY CHOOSE SHIRTWORKS?

  • High quality printing

    All of our processes are IN HOUSE which means we maintain absolute control over production and the finished products. Have a look at what our customers say about us.

  • Living Wage employer

    We believe in rewarding our employees fairly and by doing so we feel we maintain an exceptional high service and value for money to our customers. See our pricing structure.

  • Ethically accredited

    We love our planet and believe in helping to save it through ethical business.

    Many customers are becoming more discerning about the products that they buy.

  • Fast turn around

    Our production is IN-HOUSE we do not need to have long lead times. Our usual fulfilment time is 10 days, but we can run things faster.

  • Genuine service

    When our customers ring us we want them to hear our staff smile down the phone! Check out our short online video to see just what we mean.

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MEET THE TEAM

  • Arron

    MD - ‘I’m in charge’

    Arron is the Managing Director but loves getting involved with sales and doubles as our WORKWEAR specialist. Arron likes sushi and biltong and is the world's number one expert in Underwater Shark Fighting. At the weekends he likes to dress up as a sailor.

  • Luciana

    Sales/Social Media

    Luciana loves to boogie, her hair is 8 inches high, her nails are polished and ready for 'disco'. She loves cute things like puppies, flowery dresses and boy bands. She is a qualified fashion designer and know stuff about stuff.

  • Raj

    Sales

    Raj is the beast from the east, and is one of our Sales Admins. He can lift a car clean off the ground but is gentle as a lamb. He loves eating out at restaurants and vlogging in his spare time. He has all the jokes and Oxfords largest collection of peaked caps.

  • Alastair

    Sales

    Alistair's head is totally in the clouds. Not because he is a dufus but because he is 6 ft 8 tall and has to crouch to get through the doorway. He likes to play base guitar in his thrash metal band at the weekends and has cultivated a really loud voice.

  • Oana

    Artwork

    Oana was raised in the foothills of the Carpathian mountains. She is a committed vegetarian but finds it really hard work, especially with all the red blooded males in the office. Oana is in charge of the artwork department which produces your mockups.

  • Diane

    Accounts

    Diane is a Libra and a cougar. Her secret super power/geek credential is that she knows every film ever made in the English language. She handles our accounts like they are dangerous explosive, about to go off if she drops them.