The Old Printing Office is a Welsh craft and gift shop owned by Margaret and Howell Whitney for over 30 years.
Come in and see what we have to offer - you will ,we hope, be pleased and surprised by our selection!
We look forward to seeing you.
Our shop can definitely be described as the "Tardis" - small on the outside and and large on the inside!
We stock a wide range of famous name gifts - many of which are produced in Wales or throughout the UK such as:
- Portmeirion Potteries
- Welsh Royal Crystal
- Silver Scenes
- Border Fine Arts
- Carrie Elspeth Jewellery
- Emma Bridgewater Pottery
- Dartington Crystal
- Dunoon Ceramics
plus Welsh wool products and luxury chocolates (loose and boxed)
and much, much more!
We also sell Ladieswear, shoes and handbags - with names such as:
- Seasalt (organic cotton clothing)
- Taurus Leather
- Owen Barry
- Gianni Conti
and Fairtrade bags and scarves from Squared Earth.
Added to all of this we also provide a drycleaning and laundry service!
An important part of our business is bespoke picture framing - which is long established and covers everything from photographs, tapestries, needlework etc to prints, pastels, watercolours and oils - we have many professional artists as our regular customers.
The shop building was the site of the second oldest printing press in Wales; which may now be viewed at the town's Heritage Centre.