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Shop terms and conditions

  1. Prices of paper editions of publications include postage and packing. This will be first class within the UK and airmail overseas (printed paper rate if available).
  2. Prices of DVDs include postage.
  3. Discounts may be available for bulk orders. Please enquire.
  4. Orders will be posted within 7 days of receiving payment (usually sooner). Please send email if your order is particularly urgent quoting invoice ID and date.
  5. Payment may be made using Paypal. Alternatively you can send a cheque or money order in UK Sterling by post made out to ‘Nick Wates’.
  6. In the event of an item being unavailable for any reason you will be informed by email and given the option of having your payment refunded immediately.
  7. Any defective goods will be replaced or refunded if returned with a note stating the problem.
  8. Repayments will be by Paypal or by a cheque in UK Sterling.
  9. If you have technical difficulties downloading Ebooks they can be sent on CD for an additional handling charge of £10.


  1. Copyright in all information, text and images featured on this site, is owned, or used with permission, by Nick Wates or Nick Wates Associates. You are not entitled to make any copies of work or images or use them to your commercial advantage without first gaining permission from Nick Wates Associates.
  2. Even when an item is purchased, copyright always remains the property of Nick Wates or Nick Wates Associates.


  1. Photos on this website are copyright Nick Wates or Nick Wates Associates unless otherwise credited. Please notify us of any errors.
  2. Low resolution images may be grabbed from the site and used on other sites providing:
    • you notify us;
    • the credit ‘courtesy of’ appears by the photo/s
  3. Standard service charges for supplying high resolution photos:
    • Emailing photos: £20 per image
    • Images posted on CD: £20 per image plus £15 postage and packing (anywhere).
    • Reproduction fees: Dependent on use and status. Please enquire.
    • Reductions available for large orders. Please enquire.
    • Please note that the resolution of images varies. Some are included in galleries for historic reasons, or for the story they tell, and may not be of high technical quality. If you have specific technical requirements please let us know.
    • When requesting photos please specify the website gallery name and the item number (or the book title and page number).
  4. Payment options:
    • Bank transfer. Please enquire.
    • Paypal. Please enquire.
    • For reproduction fees, arrangements can be made to pay at the time of publication and invoices can be supplied.
  5. In some photogalleries, names of people featuring in photographs are identified in captions (often in brackets) if known. Names can be added or deleted on request.
  6. Most of the photographs in the galleries on this site are of people taking part in community planning activities of various kinds. Those featured were aware that photographs were being taken and in some cases have specifically given their permission. But if anyone is unhappy with appearing in a photo on this site, please send an email quoting the gallery name and item number and identifying yourself. The photo will then be cropped or removed.
  7. We have lost touch with some photographers whose work appears in books (mainly from Squatting; the real story). If you are one of them please re-establish contact so that we can pass on any requests for reproduction rights.
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