Frequently Asked Questions

How long will my order take to arrive?

Orders for items which are in stock will be dispatched within 48 hours.
Where items are currently out of stock please allow up to 30 days for delivery.
We always email an estimated dispatch date within 24 hours (excluding weekends) of receiving your order.

What does my 'shipping' charge include?

We use only the most reliable couriers to deliver your goods.
It is our duty of care to ensure that your order gets to you without any damage in transit.
The delivery charge quoted will be for a door to door service only. For an additional cost we are able to offer an extra service for larger items delivered where our courier will be happy to offer further assistance and remove any pallet(s) if required.

I would prefer not to place my order online. Can I still order goods from Crystal Clear Cake Stands?

Our sales office is open from 9:00am-4:30pm, Monday to Friday.
Members of our sales team will be happy to take your order over the telephone if you prefer.
Please call 01752 897923.

Can I request a Saturday delivery for my order?

We are always happy to arrange for your order to be dispatched on a Saturday delivery service.
There will be an additional cost for delivery on a Saturday.
Please email us with your order details and we will return a quote including the extra delivery charge.

Do you offer a hire service on your products?

We do not offer a hire service.
We only sell our products.

Do you offer trade discounts?

We try to ensure that the prices listed on our websites are as competitive as possible for the quantities listed.
If you are looking to order a larger quantity than what is detailed our website please do not hesitate to contact us for a quotation.
We are always happy to take a look at your requirements and email a quotation for the best price possible.
You can contact us via the forms or email address on our websites or by calling our sales team on 01752 897923.

Am I able to add to my order once it has been placed?

Of course. The sooner the better if you prefer for the whole order to be sent at the same time.
Please ring our sales team on 01752 897923, quoting your online order number and any member of the sales team will be happy to help.

How can I keep my acrylic products clean?

Use only warm soapy water and a soft cloth to clean any acrylic panels.
To prevent permanent any possible damage avoid contact with any solvent-based liquids.

I live outside of the UK. Can still place an order?

Many of our customers live outside of the UK.
You are able to place your order online.
You will be advised that a member of the sales team will email you a proforma invoice following your order which will include a delivery charge to your required destination.
We always try and obtain the most competitive quote for delivery for you, however if you wish to arrange for your order to be collected and delivered using your own dedicated courier then we are still happy to supply you with an order (a charge may be applied for packing)

Will I need to be at home to receive my delivery?

We are not insured to leave your order in an insecure area, therefore it will need to be signed for.
Please make sure someone is in to receive the goods, alternatively you can specify on the order notes section that you give permission to our courier to leave your parcel with a neighbour.

Am I able to set up a trading account with Crystal Clear Cake Stands?

As a progressive business we welcome account customers, however we do not offer the facility of payment by invoice for one off orders.
Any company that has been trading with us for approx 6 months will be able to apply for a credit invoice account.

Can I request a next day delivery?

If the item that you have ordered is in stock and if the courier has availability on the next day shipment then we will try our best to dispatch your order on a next day delivery.
This service cannot however be guaranteed.
Please call our sales team on 01752 897923 to request a next day delivery if required.

How many cupcakes will the tiered cupcake stands hold?

It is impossible to accurately advise how many cupcakes our stands will hold as cakes can vary so much in shape and size.
We do always provide the measurements of the plates on our cake stands so that you can work out the display area that your cake stand will provide.
On average the 5 tier cake stand will hold approx 65 cup cakes and the 6 tier stand will hold approx 100-120 cup cakes.

Will I need to use dowels with the separators?

We would always recommend using dowels as they don't show and will give you added insurance on the cake staying in position.

What weight will your cake stands take?

We don't give a weight per stand, most of the stands will take up to 15 kilos.
It would be advisable to call us and we can advise you depending on the design of the cake stand.

Can I put my cake stands in the dishwasher?

No. All your stand needs is warm soapy water and a dry cloth. Do not use any abrasive or cleaners on the acrylic.

Can I ice onto the acrylic?

Yes. All of the acrylic used is of food grade standard.

Can I get replacement parts if I break or lose a piece of the cake stand?

Yes, if you call the office we will be happy to help you.

Can you make custom design or bespoke cake display stands?

Yes we can. We love the challenge of making new designs of cake stands.

Can you make the cake stands in different colours?

Yes we can, although the cost and availability will be depend on what we can source through our suppliers at the time.
Please call us to discuss your preferences and we will be happy to advise.