What we do...

R. K. Burt and Company Ltd. is a leading London based wholesale paper supplier and distributor and was the first to introduce and supply fine art papers in bulk to the UK.

Our initial range included the now familiar mill names such as Arches, Fabriano, Hahnemühle, Lana and Rives.


The RKB Gallery was created in November 1999 in our Grade Two listed Union Street site.  Its nearly 1000 square feet of exhibition space in Southwark, a fast changing area of London which has seen many recent developments. Read more...

News & New Products

March 2014

Canso Mi-Teintes Pads

With the launch of our new catalogue Awagami Inkjet Papers arrive. A revolutionary range of Japanese papers transformed for inkjet printing; retaining the beautiful and unique texture of traditional “Washi”, these papers are suitable for professional photograhers, artists and designers.
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In addition, many new products feature:

October 2013

Canso Mi-Teintes Pads

Canson Mi-Teintes Pad range is refreshed with a range of spiral bound items with Black and White papers and glassine interleaving alongside two glued edged versions containing a selection of Earth Tone or Grey Tone papers.


June 2013

Bockingford HP Pads

St Cuthberts Mill add to the popular range of Bockingford spiral bound and glued pads by including the Rough and newly introdced HP surface textures.


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Is Recycling Worth Doing?

Recycling paper may not always reap the environmental benefits we expect. Read more...

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Watercolour Paper Guide

Learn vital tips on using watercolour papers from a manufacturer.

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Handling Digital Prints

Make your valuable digital images last longer by following these important guidelines. Read more...