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Orders, Delivery and Returns Explained

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How long will my order take? 

Our products are crafted in our Suffolk workshop. If your order is in stock we aim to dispatch it within 1-2 working days. If items need to be made, your order could be dispatched anywhere between 2-4 weeks depending on where the items are in our production cycle. 

Please refer to your order confirmation for the precise date that your order will be dispatched. Please be reassured that we will inform you if a delay is expected once your order is placed. Feel free to call if on a tight deadline.

Please note items may take a little longer at certain times of year.

How do I know my order has been placed? 

If you placed your order over the phone with us, our sales advisors will confirm all orders immediately via email.

If you placed an order on our website, you should receive an automatically generated order confirmation shortly afterwards.

If you require written confirmation, please let one of our advisers know and we can pop one in the post instead. If you are concerned that you have not received an order confirmation, please call us on 01473 828989 and we will resend it.

How do I pay for my order?

You can pay online using our secure payment service or call us to pay via card or BACS. If you would like to pay by cheque, please make it payable to Jim Lawrence Traditional Ironwork Ltd. We regret that we cannot dispatch any order unless payment has been received.

How much is delivery?

Orders under £15 in value are posted free of charge via 1st Class Royal Mail and are untrackable. Please allow up to 3 working days to receive it before contacting us.

For all other orders, with the exception of heavy duty products that require a pallet for delivery, a one-off charge of £7.50 per order is applied for UK mainland addresses, no matter how many parcels are involved, as long as the whole order leaves on the same day.

If you require part of the order to be sent ahead, then a separate amount for carriage will be charged. Different charges apply for heavy items, Highlands & Islands and International Orders. For more information, see  below.

Delivery is via a parcel dispatch company and does require a signature unless you have left specific instructions as to where you would like your parcel to be left. Simply let us know your preferred safe delivery location ahead of time and we will ensure the courier leaves it in this location for you. We are keen to help in any way we can to get your order to you as quickly and easily as possible, therefore please let us know of any special instructions that you may have regarding your delivery.
Delivery charges at Jim Lawrence


UK mainland

Orders under £15 in value are posted free of charge.
The standard charge per consignment throughout England and Wales is £7.50 
(Scottish Highlands, Channel Islands, Isle of Man £18 Northern Ireland £25).

Republic of Ireland
Shipping Changes (updated)

Shipping to the republic of Ireland incurs an international shipping charge >. Our courier has now changed the shipping charge which is significantly higher, please contact our sales team for a quotation on 01473 826685.

Northern Ireland

Shipping is £25.
 Please contact our sales team for a quotation on 01473 826685.

Heavy items

Because of the weight, our cast iron fire backs, fire pit, dogs and grates incur a £50 charge as they are delivered on a pallet by a specialist firm and can only be delivered to a UK mainland address. Please check your order confirmation for the promised for date. We will need to contact you to arrange delivery prior to dispatch.

Special instructions

Delivery is via a parcel dispatch company and does require a signature unless you have left specific instructions with us as to where you would like your order to be left. We are keen to help in any way we can to get your order to you as quickly and easily as possible, therefore please let us know of any special instructions that you may have regarding your delivery.
Track my order

Can I track my order?

Once your order has been dispatched, we will send you the courier's details and consignment number to track your order online. If you have an online account with us, you will also be able to see the status of your order on our website.

Can I have my order delivered overseas? 

Wherever you are in the world we will ensure your order arrives safe and sound. All overseas deliveries are charged at cost. Please contact us for a quote. Alternatively, you can place an order online and we will calculate the delivery charge and callyou back.

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Should you wish to return anything bought from us, we'll be happy to refund or exchange a product provided it's returned in its original packaging and in fully resaleable condition. Please check you order thoroughly upon receipt as any issues can only be resolved if reported to us within the 3-month return period.

Returns should be made within 3 months for a refund/exchange or credit voucher. 

Products returned 3-12 months after purchase will be offered a credit voucher only.

Returns made after 12 months will be offered 50% of the value of the item as a credit voucher only.

If the product returned is not in fully resaleable condition, or is damaged in any way, we reserve the right to refuse a refund on the item, or to deduct an amount from the original selling price which we believe in our reasonable opinion amounts to the level of damage caused. This does not affect your statutory rights.

We’re unable to offer a refund or exchange on bespoke or made-to-measure goods unless they’re faulty. Unfortunately cut fabric is non-returnable unless the fabric is faulty.

We are unable to offer a refund or exchange on goods purchased from the sale room within our Hadleigh showroom.


Kindly note that we do not offer a free returns service unless your item is faulty.

Returning any items could not be simpler, just complete the returns form enclosed with your order, download a Returns Form here> or call us on 01473 828989 to arrange a return.

If you have changed your mind and no longer require an item, you can return it to us at the address below by Royal Mail at your own expense. The cost of delivery will depend on the size and weight of the items being returned, so you will need to contact your post office for a quote.

Alternatively, you can call our customer services team on 01473 828989 to arrange to have items collected by our courier on a day and location of your choice. A £12 carriage charge for collections will apply; please see our Returns Page >

None of the above affects your statutory rights when goods are faulty or not as described. For your rights of cancellation under the Consumer Protection Distance Selling Regulations, please see our Terms and Conditions.
Returns form
Part 1 
Ensure you have the correct contact details, including your phone number. You can find your order number with your parcel or you can find this on your account, log in here >

Part 2 
Fill in the form with the product codes, quantity and indicate that this is a refund. Add any additional comments, plus the value. If you need more space, please complete on the reverse.

Part 3 
Please circle or tick the reason for the return, if the reason is not listed, please write this in section 12. If you need more space, please continue on the reverse.

Part 4 
This section is for exchanges, should any items be exchanged for a different finish

Please download the returns form here

Pdf icon   Returns Form

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If any of our products arrive broken or damaged in any way, or if they are faulty, we will arrange to have them collected and exchanged for a new one free of charge.

Please call our customer services team on 01473 828989 as soon as possible to report the fault and discuss your exchange and collection requirements.

If you are able to send us a photograph, or give us a description, of how your item was packaged, it would be very helpful to us in our efforts to stop this happening again.


If we have sent you the wrong item, please call our customer services team so they can organise an immediate free of charge collection and replacement.


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