Shop and Post Office

We are doing our utmost to keep the shelves full and doors open whilst meeting the Government Instruction to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Christmas is coming…

We currently have a range of small Christmas goodies on display in the Jubilee Room. Have a look before you come into the shop and hopefully you will find something that you’d like to buy!

Shop Christmas display

and a Newsletter is due out shortly. Meanwhile:

Fresh meat is now available from Curtis’ in Wareham and can be ordered in advance – pictures below

We are pleased to announce that the shop can now accept payment by card (contactless or by using your PIN) and phone. This makes it even easier to come and spend your money!

photo showing the inside of the shop
a well provisioned shop with young volunteers

Only one customer may now be in the shop at one time in order to observe social distancing. Please arrive by the front door of the hall using an elbow on the disabled button and follow the route below observing 2 metre (6 feet) distancing. There is now a light system with green for enter and red for wait which can be seen from the Jubilee room lobby door. When it is green go into the shop wearing a face covering and still observing 2 metre (6 feet) distancing.

photo of the green light entry system

After you have finished please leave by the normal passageway to the road. Sanitise or wash hands as soon as you can and before touching your face. It may seem a bit over the top to some but this is necessary so please do it.

Route to the shop – please keep 2m social distance en route in and out

We are currently offering a newspaper delivery service for those who are self-isolating, this is free of charge. Please contact us via briantspuddle.shop@gmail.com for more details and to put in your order.

photo of the shop from the roadside
The Shop and Post Office 2020

The Briantspuddle Shop and Post Office is situated in the centre of the village next to the village Hall. It was once a granary, hence the arched base. Walk to the rear of the building and you will find the welcoming open door and some handrails to steady your wallet hand. It opens every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Post Code: DT2 7HT Telephone No: 01929 472000

The Shop is open from:

9.00 am – 12.00 noon Monday to Saturday

and 10.00 am – 12.00 noon Sundays

The Post Office is open from:

9.00 am – 12.00 noon Monday to Friday (closed Public Holidays)

photo of the inside of shop showing the counter and post office
Open for business

What does the shop offer:

  • Post Office Services
  • Cash withdrawal and deposit
  • Payment of bills
  • Foreign currency (Euro immediate, other currencies next day)
  • Photocopying
  • Stationery and greetings cards (including many by local artists)
  • Daily Newspapers and magazines (to order)
  • Bread and eggs
  • Fresh and frozen meats
  • Biscuits, confectionery, sweets and crisps
  • Cereals
  • Drinks and Beverages
  • Pet and bird food
  • Toiletries and health products
  • Household and cleaning products
  • Small range of fruit and vegetables, local produce when in season
  • Chilled and frozen foods
  • Groceries, dried and tinned goods

It is run by volunteers and if you are interested in helping out tell us at the shop or contact Lesley Wilcox on 01929 472724