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Gillingham Press Company Ltd.: We are one of the most trusted printing companies Dorset!

Bob Walton and Ian Nicholson established Gillingham Press Company Ltd. in March 1978. We are one of the most trusted and preferred printing specialists Dorset working in the industry for over 40 years and offering premium quality printing services and bespoke print designs all across the region. Gillingham Press Company Ltd. was initially located in a small office, which was situated in Cemetery Road, at the back of the squash court. The company later relocated to the new purpose-built office and workshop in South Street. From the initial years, state-of the art printing techniques were used for premium quality results and unparalleled printing solutions.

From using letterpress techniques on two Adana hand operated printing presses to two lithographic printing presses, Gillingham Press Company Ltd. is known to be of the top printing companies in the region for top-quality services along with the use of modern equipment.

The company later transformed into a partnership and was acquired by Allan Bishop, in December 2003. This was when Gillingham Press Company registered as a limited company.

Our Vision and Mission

Ever since the establishment of Gillingham Press Company Ltd., we are working towards the delivery of personalised and unmatched quality of services for all kinds of printing needs. When it comes to printing companies Dorset, what sets us apart from other printing companies is our attention towards customer needs and the dedication of our team to ensure 100% customer satisfaction.

With the course of time, we have shifted to modern and state-of-the-art digital printing solutions and technology and our team of experienced professionals make use of advanced techniques and printing innovations to deliver high-quality results at reduced costs. From being one of the pioneer printing companies using letterpress and litho printing techniques, we now offer modern digital printing Dorset, which is considered to exceptional and of unparalleled quality in the entire UK.

About The Owner

Allan Bishop is the current owner and director of Gillingham Press Company Ltd. He was educated at Fosters Grammar School, Sherborne, before enlisting into the British Army in 1978. He has served the British Army for many years and his appointments were at the Survey Branch, Royal Engineers before his last Army appointment as a Survey Print Instructor at the Royal School of Military Survey. After retiring from the British Army, he then worked in managerial positions for several commercial printing companies in Dorset, Somerset and Avon and is considered to be one of the most renowned and capable experts in the industry.

In December 2003, Allan acquired the business of Gillingham Press Company, after which the company was registered as a limited company. In December 2015, he also acquired The Copy Shop, with its copying services and stationery supplies. This business is located in the High Street. Gillingham Press Company Ltd is one of the most renowned printing specialists Dorset and provides excellent services when it comes to bespoke graphic design, printing products and stationery supplies to personal and business clients all across Dorset and surrounding areas.

Why Choose Us?

When it comes to choosing printing companies Dorset, you will find several options available to you. Although, Gillingham Press Company Ltd. can be your best choice for the premium quality of printing services and solutions we offer to both personal and business customers.

We are one of the most reliable, preferred and go-to printing companies in Dorset and are chosen by various business and personal clients all across the region for a variety of printing needs. Here are the key highlights of our services, and the reasons to why we are your best choice.

  • A wide range of printing services and solutions under one roof. These include bespoke graphic design, printing products, stationery supplies, bespoke print designs, wide format printing, large format printing, and litho printing.
  • End-to-end and comprehensive printing services from concept design to finished product delivery.
  • Specialised in-house graphic design and print finishing services.
  • Cost effective printing services and affordable small print runs.
  • We are the leading printing specialists Dorset for digital printing solutions of the highest quality standards.
  • Expert consultation and printing ideas and all-inclusive services that include layout ideas, written drafts and electronic files for production from our team of experts.
  • Timely delivery of each and every project
  • State-of-the-art technology and modern printing techniques
  • Flexible and personalised services for unique client needs
  • Experienced, expert and well-trained professionals
  • Over 40 years of experience in the printing and press industry