How do we work?

Our friendly and helpful team keeps our clients coming back time after time!

We strive to create a stress free process for all our clients, and we work hard to ensure we exceed your expectations.

The process does differ depending on the type of work however the following diagrams give an insight into how we operate.

Publications Process

To find out more about our services why not get in touch?
We would love to hear from you..



Let’s get together for a chat and a coffee! Tell us all about your idea and we will identify how we can help you to achieve your vision, within budget.


Once we know what you want to achieve, we will create and send you some visual concepts. We welcome your feedback and will not proceed until you are happy with the design and style of your publication.


If required, our dedicated sales team will plan and sell appropriate advertising space in your publication. This subsidises the design and print cost, creating a more cost effective process for you.


Once you have written and collated your copy and imagery, send it to us. We can advise you on format and specification.

Design and Approval

When we have your copy and imagery, we will design your publication and send it to you to approve. The approval process will include any changes until you are completely happy.

Digital Format

If you choose for your publication to be in an online format, we will send this to you digitally.


We will always source the most cost effective and high quality print option for you, whether in house or outsourced.


We will deliver your print either in our own van or using one of our trusted courier services.

What do our Customers think?

We love working with such a diverse range of customers and organisations. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide a personal, efficient and professional service to all, from a single author to large organisations.
“The final product is a veritable masterpiece and has gone down extremely well with all and sundry!”
- Editor 3RHA
“I found the relaxed professionalism at Crest so easy to work with. The format of the finished book is exactly what I wanted in layout and cover. I enjoyed working with Crest so much I am now planning my next book!”
- Tom Groocock
“Thank you very much indeed for your inestimable support over the past couple of years. Your flexibility, ingenuity and hard work made the whole process a great deal easier, and I am very proud of the resulting magazines. I hope our paths cross again. ”
“Our QA Gazette now has the professional finish it needed, their innovative ideas and their helpful friendly staff have made my first foray into the world of editing a fantastic experience.”
“During the year I worked with Crest, I was greatly impressed by their motivation, enthusiasm, and commitment”
- Royal Artillery Regiment

Our Customers