Your Guide to British Standard Formats

Paper Sizes

A series – for Trimmed Work

A0
A1
A2
A3
A4
A5
A6
A7
A8
A9
A10
841 x 1189mm
594 x 841mm
420 x 594mm
297 x 420mm
210 x 297mm
148 x 210mm
105 x 148mm
74 x 105mm
52 x 74mm
37 x 52mm
26 x 37mm
33 1/8" x 46 3/4"
23 3/8" x 33 1/8"
16 1/2" x 23 3/8"
11 3/4" x 16 1/2"
8 1/4" x 11 3/4"
5 7/8" x 8 1/4"
4 1/8" x 5 7/8"
2 7/8" x 4 1/8"
2" x 2 7/8"
1 1/2" x 2"
1" x 1 1/2"

B Series – for Larger Formats

B0
B1
B2
B3
B4
B5
1000 x 1414mm
707 x 1000mm
500 x 707mm
353 x 500mm
250 x 353mm
176 x 250mm

RA Series – For Normal Trims

RA0
RA1
RA2
860 x 1220mm
610 x 860mm
430 x 610mm

SRA Series – For Bled Work

SRA0
SRA1
SRA2
900 x 1280mm
640 x 900mm
450 x 640mm

Metric Equivalent for Traditional Sizes

Book Papers
Quad Royal
Quad Demy
Quad Large Crown

Business Papers
Double Cap
Large Post

General Print
Double Medium
Double Crown

960 x 1270mm
890 x 1130mm
876 x 1056mm


430 x 685mm
420 x 535mm


585 x 910mm
508 x 762mm

Other Commonly Used Sizes

6ppA4

12ppA4

B2
B1

340 x 640mm
630 x 880mm
640 x 650mm
650 x 920mm
520 x 720mm
720 x 1020mm
1040 x 1550mm
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