We operate a fully computerised stock management system throughout our 34 warehouses and now have over 17,000 product lines and hold over £10,000,000 in stock, so we can offer you a fast delivery on a huge range of products at discounted prices you'll find hard to beat.
We have carriers collecting throughout the day so within a very short time of you placing your order it will be on its way to you.
Place your carrier order before 3.30pm and within minutes, the order will be in our warehouse being processed for dispatch that day.
Your order will be picked, checked and packed with care.
TLC Direct — 20 years' experience in providing a reliable mail order service.
We understand that our delivery service is a key part of the service we offer you. For our nationwide delivery service, we only work with the most professional carriers to ensure they can offer a reliable and dependable service.
Local van deliveries will be covered from our own fleet of 25 delivery vehicles and we aim to deliver all local van orders next working day.
For local van deliveries a delivery day will be supplied in advance of delivery with option to change the delivery day. For nationwide delivery, full tracking information is supplied.
Text message delivery information and delivery options are available with some carriers.
We accept the following methods of payment:
All payment methods listed above and Payment On Delivery. Please note that orders placed using Payment on Delivery will be delivered within 1–3 working days.
Please see our Branch Finder for branch locations, local delivery areas and opening hours.
TLC branches are open Monday–Saturday. Product displays and parking available.
|Basildon||01268 523 377|
|Bermondsey||020 8017 3555|
|Borehamwood||020 8953 0044|
|Brighton||01273 724 288|
|Bristol||0117 977 9656|
|Burgess Hill||01444 233 469|
|Cardiff||029 2074 7733|
|Cambridge||01223 211 655|
|Coulsdon||0208 763 1177|
|Crawley||01293 848 000|
|Croydon||0208 656 4823|
|Enfield||0208 443 0033|
|Exeter||01392 20 35 35|
|Guildford||01483 450 001|
|Maidstone||01622 687 253|
|Medway||01634 711 712|
|Merton||0208 646 6866|
|Oxford||01865 401 234|
|Penge||0208 659 5216|
|Portsmouth||023 9265 4222|
|Reading||0118 943 1122|
|Southampton||023 8033 3115|
|Swansea||01792 700 882|
|Swindon||01793 533 433|
|Tunbridge Wells||01892 515 350|
|Wembley||020 3859 0600|
Please see our information on Christmas deliveries.
|Delivery Area||Delivery Time|
|Local Van Delivery||* Next working day|
Small orders (0–1KG)
|* 2 working days|
Mainland England, Wales, Southern Scotland, Isle Of Wight and Isle Of Man
|* Next working day|
|Highlands & Islands and Channel Islands||* 3–5 working days|
|Republic of Ireland and all other areas of the UK||* 3–5 working days|
|Europe – Belgium / Bulgaria / Cyprus / Czech Republic / Denmark / France / Germany / Greece / Italy / Norway / Poland / Romania / Russia / Slovakia / Spain / Sweden / Switzerland / Turkey / Ukraine||* 3 working days|
|International – Africa / Australia / Barbados / Brazil / Canada / China / Dominican Republic / Egypt / Falkland Islands / Gibraltar / India / Israel / Italy / Jamaica / Japan / Kenya / Latvia / Luxembourg / Malta / Mexico / New Zealand / Nigeria / Portugal / Saudi Arabia / Singapore / South Africa / United Arab Emirates / USA||** 5 working days|
Working day = Monday–Friday.
* For orders placed before 3.30pm.
** Approximate delivery times. Subject to custom clearance.
No deliveries will take place on Good Friday or bank holiday Mondays. Deliveries will resume from the day after a bank holiday.
Carriage options will be offered to you during checkout and will be calculated according to:
We charge carriage at cost price. The cheapest option for carriage will be offered first.
We offer delivery to most countries. Please visit the International Export page for further information.
Fast, reliable, next working day delivery.
Please use our Branch Finder to see if your postcode is eligible for local van delivery.
|Order Total (excluding VAT)||Delivery Charge|
For small orders (0–1 KG), we provide Royal Mail’s nationwide two working day tracked service.
|Order Total (excluding VAT)||Delivery Charge|
Our fast, standard carrier service. Benefits include:
(in working days)
|Mainland England, Wales and Southern Scotland||1||Up to £150||£4.99|
|Highlands & Islands||3–5||Up to £250||£8.50|
|Channel Islands||3–5||Up to £250||£10.99|
|Isle of Man||1||Up to £250||£15.99|
|Northern Ireland||1||Up to £250||£15.99|
|Republic of Ireland and all other areas of the UK||3–5||Up to £250||£13.64|
Note – Orders weighing over 20KG may incur an additional charge. Customers will always be advised of any additional charges.
Our carriers will require a signature for delivery and cannot leave goods without a signature.
Sorry, but we currently are unable to telephone customers before or during a delivery.
We are not able to deliver to multiple addresses and will require a signature for delivery.
Sorry, but there is no flexibility in the times a delivery can be made. Deliveries by our carriers are made between the hours of 9am–5.30pm, Monday–Friday. When TLC dispatch your order, you will receive an email informing you of the dispatch and tracking information for your order.
Any claims for non-delivery, missing items or items damaged in transit must be reported to TLC Customer Services within 3 days from dispatch of order.
Contact Customer Services on 01293 565 630 (Monday–Friday 8am–5.30pm) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday Parcelforce delivery is available for mainland England, Wales and Southern Scotland. Please call 01293 565 630 to discuss.
|Order Total (ex VAT)||Delivery Charge|
|Under £150||£8.00 (£4.99 + £3.00 Saturday delivery charge)|
|£150 +||Free Saturday delivery|
Although we have the best will in the world, we cannot unfortunately offer a guarantee on these delivery times as we are relying on third parties to deliver your goods. Consistently over 95% of our despatches arrive within the stated time.
This is not a guaranteed service.
|Area||Date (December 2018)|
|Local van||24th *|
|1st Class Recorded Post||19th|
* If there are any problems with local van delivery on the 24th, we will be in contact.
We are able to send orders to Mainland UK on December 27th, 28th & 31st.
Normal despatches will resume on January 2nd 2019.