UK-based E6 processing

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    A lot's changed since I last used slide film five years ago, most notably that Fuji closed down their processing plant in Yorkshire so the term Process Paid is now another thing of the past.

    I have only really used process paid slide processing, so third-party labs are alien to me. But I've just loaded up a roll of Fuji Provia, and while it will probably sit in the camera for a while (@£12 a roll you don't waste shots), I'm looking for processing ideas. A quick Google reveals various mail order companies offering E6, some I'm aware of from 'back in the day', some I'm not. Am I allowed to ask for recommendations on this forum, and if so, does anyone have any?

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    AG Photolab.....
     
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    As above + Peak Imaging seem to be the two most renowned outfits for quality.
     
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    AG photolab and Peak imaging. Both offer superb services.
     
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    +1 for Peak Imaging
     
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    I use A&M Imaging in Edinburgh but then I can drop it off and pick it up in person there. :smile:

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    Thanks for the replies.

    Peak Imaging was one of the companies I was referring to when I said I'd found some places that were still trading and offering the service from 'back in the day', but I didn't want to make it a leading question.

    Ronnie you are very fortunate; I guess that's the benefit of living in a large city. Max Spielman is now my only local D&P who develop in the shop, but they don't develop E6 in the shop, only C41. Boots and Morrisons technically still offer D&P but nothing is in house. And in fact when I asked Boots if they could develop and scan to CD as opposed to develop and print she looked at me like I had three heads and admitted basically she hadn't a clue.
     
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    Out in the wild west of Wales where I live it's at least a 25 mile drive to the nearest "proper" processing house for me.

    So I find AG prices very reasonable.