About us

Gadgets, Toys, Hard Drives, Tablets, Components, Batteries and Power Adaptors, Networking equipment, DJ Gear, CCTV Kits, In-Car equipment, Headphones, Metal Detectors and an unbelievable number of products that you’d never knew we sold.

As the specialists in consumer electronics, Maplin Electronics is proud to offer the best and most informed customer advice on the high street. Its team of over 2,000 customer service staff help thousands of customers make informed choices about technology purchases each and every day; from technology enthusiasts and hackers to complete novices.

Launched by two technology enthusiasts in 1972 who were frustrated by the lack of good quality electronics components, Maplin Electronics quickly became the electronic s professionals ‘ choice, with a reputation for the best product range and expertise. Though the company has grown massively since launching over 40 years ago, its reputation as the UK’s only true experts in consumer electronics is still at the heart of Maplin Electronics today.

Customers can also visit any of our stores nationwide in the UK and Ireland where you can also view our comprehensive catalogue

Delivery Information

Delivery rates and timescales

Delivery Option Delivery Cost UK Mainland & Isle of Wight
Click & Collect FREE Order by 3pm (Monday-Friday) and collect in store next day
Express delivery Sorry, not currently available NA
Standard delivery (Small Items) £3.00 Order by 3pm (Monday-Friday) for delivery within 2-5 days

Please be aware that charges and timings will vary for delivery to Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, the Isles of Scilly, Orkney, Shetland and other Scottish islands with deliveries taking up to 8 days for outlying areas. The actual delivery cost and timings will be displayed during checkout.

Our products are shipped across the entire UK, using couriers such as Royal Mail, Parcel Force and Yodel.

We operate from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, excluding Bank Holidays.

Delivery locations and exceptions

We ship to all areas of the UK. For outlying areas we will try to deliver to the timeframes above, but there may be some occasions when there might be a delay. In these circumstances we will contact you to let you know and keep you updated at all times.

Requirements to sign for delivery

Most of our deliveries will not require a signature.

Missed delivery

If we try to deliver and you are not available our courier will leave a calling card to advise you about what to do next.

Returns & Cancellation Policy

Changed your mind?

That’s no problem. All of our Tesco Partners offer the same Tesco direct policy as a minimum, the full details of which can be found on our Returns Policy page.

Items can be returned within 30 days of purchase.

Charges for returns

Maplin will not accept the return, under the 28-day return policy, of any goods that have had their manufacturers/suppliers warranty or registration invoked. Maplin will deem such registration by the customer as acceptance of the Goods.

Unwanted goods that are returned to Maplin, after the 28-day return period but within a reasonable period of time. Maplin reserves the right to levy a handling charge of 20% of the invoice value, with a minimum charge of £10 to be charged on goods which are not defective.

Maplin reserves the right not to accept the return of unwanted, non-defective goods after the 28 day period.

The customer must bear all costs of returning any unwanted goods to Maplin and provide proof of delivery. Maplin reserve the right to recover reasonable direct costs where collection of goods from a customer has been requested.

Returns guidelines

Please let us have any original packaging, tabs, labels and accessories, and please package it all securely. If you’re returning an item because you’ve changed your mind, there may be a deduction from your refund if it has been damaged, opened more than necessary to check it’s working, or used more than reasonably expected.

We ask that you contact us in advance to request a returns authorisation number.

Is your purchase faulty or damaged?

We do our best to make sure everything works perfectly, but if it doesn’t, please contact us. Within the first 28 days we will issue a replacement item to you. Outside of the first 28 days we will be able to advise on the options to repair, replace or refund your item.

Should you need to contact us with regards to the contents of your order, whether you have missing or incorrect or faulty goods, please contact us. We have a 365 day product quality 'no quibble guarantee'. Should your product experience a fault, simply return it within a year for an exchange, credit note or full refund.

Contact us

Talk to Maplin Electronics Ltd directly about their products or an order.

If you have any questions or need any assistance with your order, we will be delighted to hear from you. Please use any of the means below to get in touch with us.


Phone 0333 400 9500 (calls are charged at local rate)

Our customer services are open from 8.30am - 8pm, Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm Saturday and 10am - 4pm Sunday, excluding Bank Holidays

Postal address:
Maplin Electronics Ltd
Brookfields Way, Manvers
Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham,
South Yorkshire, S63 5DL

Company number: 1264385. VAT number: 772312444

Talk to Tesco
If you prefer, you can also talk to Tesco about your order:

  • Phone 0800 323 4050†
  • Mobile 0330 123 4050
  • Or complete our online form to send an email to us. We aim to respond to your email within 48 hours of receipt.
  • We’re available Monday-Friday 8am-11pm, Saturday 8am-8pm, Sunday 10am-6pm
  • † 0800 numbers are free from BT landlines. Calls to 03 numbers from private telephones, including mobiles, are charged at the local rate, and are included as part of any inclusive call minutes provided by your phone operator. Calls may be recorded.
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