The Compass Office Shop

9 Higher Street




Tel:  07876 155571

© Copyright The Compass Office Shop 2006 - 2021

The Compass Office Shop in Dartmouth

We are a long established family business that caters for the needs of modern living whilst maintaining old fashioned values such as great customer service and competitive prices. We offer a wide range of products from office essentials to artists' materials and gifts.

As our name suggest, we also stock a large range of items for the office including diaries, filing items, analysis books, paper, and every essential you will require for your desktop at work or at home.  We also supply printer ink for all the major brands  including both original manufacturers cartridges and 100% guaranteed recycled/compatible items from JETTEC.  


Specialists in drawing materials.

Widely recognized as a leading supplier of drawing materials through our Pencils4Artist website,  we keep a large selection of pencils in stock including world renowned brands such as Derwent, Conte a Paris, Caran D'Ache, Faber Castell, Staedtler and Lyra  as well as beautiful  handmade pastels by Unison, elegant Tombow brush pens and enough accessories to keep the novice or professional sketcher happy. Many more items can be ordered online at

Not just limited to drawing we also stock a complete range of artist materials by Winsor & Newton and Daler Rowney.  A large range of colours and mediums for every  ability are available along with all the paper, canvas, brushes, easels etc that you will need for your next masterpiece.

“It is our aim here at The Compass Office Shop to dispel the myth that small local businesses cannot be as competitive as larger chains and we work hard to keep our prices as low as possible.”

We maintain an ink supply for the most popular printers but we can usually source cartridges for the majority of printers and supply on a next business day basis. This also applies to most office equipment so, in short, if you can’t see what you need on the shelves just ask and we will do our very best to find it for you.
Other items we stock include computing accessories such as memory sticks, cabling, CDs & DVDs,  mice and cleaners.
We can offer a fast print/copy facility for both black & white and colour printing from a single sheet up to 1000’s. We are capable of printing in a number of sizes up to A3 and can copy straight from paper documents or from USB sticks, CDs, DVDs or email attachments. Please ask us for a quote.
In addition we also offer a scanning service, scanned documents can be saved to USB sticks, CD, DVDs or emailed. Laminating up to A3 is also available.
We work well with a number of local business’ and have a regular and loyal customer base. Please come and visit us to see why.