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Payments & Shipping

Online Payment Information


PayPal is one of the safest, most widely accepted ways to pay for your purchases on the Internet. It lets you use funds from either your bank account or credit card; and you can use it with confidence: Your transactions are protected by PayPal's sophisticated fraud prevention system.

This is our preferred and only method of payment online. PayPal accept the following cards;

Other Forms of Payment

If you do not wish to order online we also offer a range of alternative payment methods as stated below;

·         Bacs (Money Transfer)

·         Cheque Payment – Business Cheques Only (Please make cheques payable to A-Chem Ltd)

·         Cash On Collection (Through our Trade Counter)

If you decide to use another form of payment please call us: 01773 833881 and one of our sales team will be able to process the order.

Please note: With any goods paid for by cheque please allow for up to 5 working days, from the date the cheque was paid in, for shipment of the items.


With our standard delivery service, you should expect to receive your order within 3 to 5 working days, however we will contact you if there is a delay with your order.

(For a next day service, please call for availability of goods and price – please also note that this service is only available before 12am on Monday - Thursdays)

As we provide both hazardous and non-hazardous chemical goods, we can supply non-hazardous online and also in smaller quantities, however all hazardous goods above the small courier limited quantities are required to be shipped by pallet and can be quoted for on request.

Shipping Costs & Terms

Please Note: The following prices are for England and Scotland only. For deliveries to Wales, Islands and Ireland, please do not hesitate to contact our sales team: 01773 833881, who will be able to provide a carriage price.

Our shipping is charged by weight (kg's) and when purchasing in our shop, is automatically calculated to work out the most efficient shipping method for you, taking into account the weight, pack size and how many parcels the consignment is in total.

Please let us know if you have any requirements to aid with your delivery, e.g. tail lift would be required, if the goods can be left with a neighbour in a safe place if our courier is unable to deliver or you cannot accept delivery on a particular day.

All goods require a signature on receipt.

Please find our rates for shipping as follows:

Please note that the quantity examples below (4 x 5 Litres etc.) are example quantities and should be taken as a guideance rather than an exact cost. Our shipping calculator will establish the exact cost of shipping on checkout and this will be displayed before payment is made.

All prices are + VAT


<20kg – up to 4 x 5 Litres - £6.95

20kg – 35kg – 1 x 25 Litre - £9.95

35kg – 65kg – 2 x 25 Litres - £14.95

65kg – 100kg – 3 x 25 Litres - £19.95

100kg – 130kg – 4 x 25 Litres – £28.50

130kg – 160kg – 5 x 25 Litres - £37.00

160kg – 200kg – 6 x 25 Litres - £45.00

200kg – 1000kg - Pallet - £50

1000kg + = POA


<20kg – up to 4 x 5 litres – £25

20kg – 35kg – 1 x 25 Litre - £35

35kg – 65kg – 2 x 25 Litres - £55

65kg – 100kg – 3 x 25 Litres - £80

100kg – 130kg – 4 x 25 Litres – £90

130kg – 160kg – 5 x 25 Litres - £90

160kg – 200kg – 6 x 25 Litres - £90

200kg – 1000kg - Pallet - £90

1000kg + = POA

Highlands, Islands and Ireland

POA for all.


Please note that terms of E&OE are applicable across the site, in regards to prices and delivery times.

Customers wishing to avoid paying our delivery charges may elect to arrange for the collection of their orders from our premises.

(Please note that restrictions exist within the UK with regard to the type of vehicle which may be used for collecting hazardous goods and the qualifications of the driver involved. It is the responsibility of the customer who arranges the collection of hazardous goods from us to ensure compliance with UK transport laws. We reserve the right NOT to load hazardous chemicals onto any transport which we consider may not be legal). It is the responsibility of the customers collecting goods for export from the UK to make their own arrangements for the preparation of any required export documentation.

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