Help your mailing and brand stand out with bespoke printed envelopes

Here’s a list of common envelope sizes and uses

    DL (110 x 220mm)

  • Ideally suited for office envelopes which are
    designed to take an A4 sheet folded twice
  • Peel & Seal or Self-Seal closures

    DL+ (114 x 229mm)

  • Ideal for mail inserting machines

    C6 (114 x 162mm)

  • Will hold an A6 item, an A5 item folded
    once or an A4 item folded twice
  • See greeting cards and postcards

    C5 (162 x 229mm)

  • Will hold an unfolded A5 sheet or A4 folded in half
  • Peel & Seal or Self-Seal closures

    C5+ (162 x 235mm)

  • Again mostly used for for mail inserting machines


  • Will hold an A4 sheet unfolded; ideal for
    business literature and brochures etc


Envelopes can be gummed, self-seal or peel and seal and you have the choice of windows or plain.

You can also talk to Shropshire Printing if you’d like us to handle your direct mailing project. We can also help with your envelope design and whilst you pretty much have free rein, Royal Mail do have guidelines.

Please get in touch for a bespoke quotation on 01952 884556 or by email quote@shropshireprinting.co.uk.