About Us

J. G. RILEY has been trading for over 80 years, I bought the shop 35 YEARS ago, my goal is to provide both a superior customer experience and tremendous value for our customers.

My name is RAYMOND CULVERWELL I  have had over  45 years of experience in NEWSAGENCY .

I am a member of the NATIONAL FEDERATION of RETAIL NEWSAGENT and I have had the pleasure of being made Portsmouth President as well as Southern District President for a term

I am a conventional newsagent.
We have newspapers and a large range of magazines including specialised ones which can be ordered for shop saving or delivery in our catchment area.
Specialise on a large selection of greeting cards, gifts, wrapping paper party goods
Carry a large selection of stationery some being specialised e.g. Staedtler pencil from 4B to 4H
Stock a large range of drinks and sweets.

We have lottery, card payments, photocopying, laminating and faxing facilities

Customers are welcome to give me your feedback and suggestions. Use our Contact Us page to tell us what we’re doing right or what we can do to improve on.