Frequently Asked Questions
Here's a selection of questions we are often asked when a new Madrasa considers buying from Madrasa Supplies Ltd. To view the answers, simply click on the questions.
Madrasa Desk Questions
Our Desks are only available in the colour shown in the photos. We designed them to be neutral in colour, yet blend in to a typical Madrasa environment.
We believe so. The safety of students is one of the primary reasons we designed and developed an alternative solution to benches. Here's a couple of images from a Madrasa in Yorkshire, as they transitioned to the use of our Madrasa Desks.
Health and Safety should be of paramount importance, in any environment - but especially where Children are involved. Our Madrasa Desks are lightweight, durable and stackable. And easily handled by all age-groups.
Yes, there is a slight recess along the top edge of the Desk.
The Desks are manufactured using ABS plastic. This makes them light and durable. Many of our Madrasas have used our Desks for 10 years, and the Desks show very little sign of wear.
Absolutely - each Desk weighs less than 2kg.
The Desks are sold in packs of 5. Unfortunately, we do not split the packs to sell single items.
Payments and Delivery Questions
If you Buy On-Line, you can use all the usual payment methods, including Cards and Paypal.
For Orders placed by eMail or Phone, we accept BACS payments, cash on collection, or payment by cheque.
Please make your cheque payable to 'Madrasa Supplies Ltd', remembering to write your Order Number on the back.
Please make your Payment into the following Account:
Bank Name: Barclays Bank Plc Account Name: Madrasa Supplies Ltd Sort Code: 20-78-42 Account Number: 13878619
Overseas Customers will also need the following:SWIFT: BARCGB22 IBAN: GB04BARC20784213878619
Please use your Order Number as the BACS Reference.
We use DHL or TNT. Domestic delivery is next-day. International delivery is 5-7 days. You are also welcome to organise your own courier, or collect from our office.
We use DHL or TNT and charge at cost price. We do not add any surcharge fees for Packing or Handling.
Domestic next-day delivery starts at £12.00 for 1 box.
International delivery is 5-7 days and is usually £4.00 per kg for Europe, £5.00 per kg for North America, and £6.00 per kg for other parts of the World.
If you are local, you are also welcome to collect in person, from our office in Bradford.
Each box (of 5 desks) measures 58cm (length) x 30cm (width) x 40cm (height).
Each box weighs 11kg.
Our address is Madrasa Supplies Ltd, 96A Heaton Road, Bradford, BD9 4RJ, UK.
We manufacture these Desks in China, and the pricing is subject to changes in Exchange Rates, Shipping Costs and Import Duties. Sometimes this can have a knock-on effect on our Selling Price, although the price does not vary too much (usually between £15.95 and £19.95 per unit, depending upon USD exchange rates and current Import Duties).
In 2016-18 we have been affected by the Brexit turmoil, which has resulted in a much weaker British Pound - thus increasing the manufacturing and import costs (and ultimately the Retail Price of the Desks).
There is a very small margin on our pricing, as we see this venture as a Community Project. There's not much 'wiggle room', but we can work with you for Bulk Purchases. Discounts range from 5% for >=50 desks and 15% for >=100 desks.
When buying On-line, these discounts are automatically applied at Checkout.
If you have any further Questions, please call Shujah Khan (our Sales Director) on 07553-766178 or 01274-546630.
Or please eMail firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get back to you.