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High-quality cardboard tube products – High-quality service

We are a leading cardboard tube manufacturer in the UK with cardboard tubes for sale that are made from 100% recycled fibreboard and are fully recyclable. We have numerous machines which cover over 100 tube sizes ranging from 34mm through to 656mm, available in any length. In addition to our vast manufacturing capabilities, we also hold stocks of popular cardboard postal tube and mailing tube sizes. You might be surprised by the number of uses for our tube packaging: cardboard tubes, postal tubes, mailing tubes, piling tubes, packaging tubes, storage tubes, mortar tubes, reel centre cores and display tubes represent a small number of the various ways our tubes have been utilised.

We aim to identify new and niche markets for cardboard tubes, and have earned a reputation as a top cardboard tube manufacturer for undertaking the unusual. Call us to discuss any usage queries you have. Our highly trained staff have a wealth of experience to share.

Areas We Cover

Being the leading cardboard tube manufacturer throughout the UK, we provide exceptional services to clients based in Cumberland, Shropshire, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Cheshire, Dorset, Essex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Norfolk, Suffolk, Surrey, Durham and Wiltshire. We can even ship internationally! Have we missed your area out? Contact us today to see if we can ship to your location.

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Why Essex Tube Windings?


The company operates an internal quality assurance system approved by the British Standards Institute.


The Company runs a thorough H&S programme which in the last six years has helped us achieve zero days lost to injury in the workplace. Our staff are highly trained within the industry and have a wealth of experience.


As a leading cardboard tube manufacturer, our purpose is to ensure that we provide a rapid response service in the supply of quality cardboard tubes for customers. A major metal producer and processor is just one of many customers able to operate a successful just-in-time stocking policy through our ability to manufacture and deliver stocks within five days of the receipt of an order. On average, we achieve delivery within three days. In extreme stock out situations, we have manufactured and delivered a 40-foot container of tubes 200 miles away within 8 hours!

Our Quality Control

Our cardboard postal tubes are of the highest quality, offering superb all round protection for your products. Our tube packaging includes postal tubing options with increased thickness for extra security. In addition, our postal tube caps are designed specifically to ensure no movement inside the tube, providing exceptional fit and security for your items. Together, these carefully designed features provide extra peace of mind for when you send your most sensitive items.

Cardboard Postal Tube Sizes

Our cardboard postal tubes are available in a wide selection of postal tube sizes, ranging from A0 through to B2, giving you a comprehensive range of postal tubing to cover all your needs. Moreover, if you don’t see what you need, simply get in touch to see how we can supply you with just the right kind of tube packaging for your needs.

Our Cardboard Tubes

  • Manufactured from 100% recycled fibreboard
  • A choice of standard or high performance boards
  • Any wall thickness from 1mm to 15mm
  • Any length from 38mm to 13000mm
  • A choice of 154 diameters ranging from 22mm to 656mm
  • Deliveries available Nationwide
  • Competitive pricing

Bespoke Options Of Cardboard Tubes & Cores

We also offer a great range of printing solutions across our range of cardboard postal tubes, allowing you to tie in your packaging with your company’s unique branding. For example, imagine being able to send your customers their products with your own bespoke branding, which will lend your overall package a feeling of dedication and care. We always ensure our finishes on your tailor-made postal tubes are to the highest standards, so your custom postal tube is left with a tight, precision-made fit. Additionally, you’ll enjoy being able to order as few or as many custom made postal tubes as you like, making it ideal for when you need to fulfil a specific quota, saving you money by ordering just the number you need.
So whether you need to send off a large poster, blueprint plans for a new building, delicate artwork or anything else, we can offer you the best postal tube packaging solutions to ensure your important products arrive at their destination with the same exceptional quality you sent them off with.

Bulk Cardboard Tubes

As the leading company for bulk cardboard tubes, we can supply our products in any size quantities to meet your specific needs. No order is too big or small, as we can provide orders of all sizes with no maximum or minimum order quantity.

Bulk buying cardboard tubes is a cost-effective way to reduce costs for your business – we can supply your company with a larger amount of tubes for less money! Our wholesale tubes also come with the service of customisation, we can colour the outside of the tubes using one of our stock colours to give your tubes a more custom branded look. Your company logo or text can be added too if required.

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