Corporate News Distribution

Newspaper and magazine delivery services for UK companies, courtesy of Martin Lavell Ltd

Martin Lavell has specialised as a leading corporate news distributor, supplying newspapers and magazines to corporate and public sector customers in London for over 50 years. 

Since joining the Connect Group in 2013, and as a subsidiary of Smiths News, Martin Lavell Ltd now encompasses 2 distinct areas of service – Corporate deliveries and Specialist Retail deliveries.


Our Corporate Division

Our corporate division is set up to serve customers nationwide who require newspapers, magazines, milk and subscription management for their daily business.  Our customer portfolio includes –

• National TV, Major UK TV and radio broadcasters, embassies, libraries and cafes - we focus on timely and accurate delivery as part of the time-critical service, making sure the newspapers are delivered in time for the morning news and sports updates. This has made us the supplier of choice across a wide range of business sectors.

• PR, advertising and media companies -  we are always there with early morning newspaper deliveries, enabling our customers to provide a leading service to their clients.

• Banking and Finance – we ensure early morning daily access to The Financial Times which is crucial to  this sector, delivering around 200,000 copies a year of this newspaper title alone.

• Leading Hotel & Leisure groups across the UK – we can take orders up to midnight, for delivery the next morning – ensuring hotel guests wake up happy.

Our Specialist Division

Our Specialist division provides magazine supply solutions for niche and non-traditional news retailers nationwide.  Martin Lavell works with independent and multiple retailers nationwide providing bespoke order fulfilment services. 

Our flexible, bespoke approach means we ensure that our retailers have a magazine range and supply level that is right for their business.  Our Customer Support team are always on hand to provide assistance and advice on how to maximise the performance of the magazine category.

We operate supply chain solutions which are first class, connecting magazine publishers and retailers nationwide.  We thrive on driving high standards to ensure stocking magazines is a great customer experience with maximum simplicity.

At Martin Lavell, we pride ourselves on our flexible approach to customer requirements which is evident in our wide ranging customer portfolio…. No needs are too small or too large for our dedicated team.

Martin Lavell

"We are the Evening Standard’s chosen partner for back-dated copies and postal subscriptions – supplying information libraries, media agencies and consumers based outside of the capital’’ Darren Spratt, General Manager

Find out more

Martin-Lavell has been partnering with the London Evening Standard to supply back dated editions of the publication for many years. Copies can be delivered to existing customers on their standard rounds, or posted out on a one-off basis anywhere in the world.

By outsourcing to Martin-Lavell Ltd, The London Evening Standard no longer has to set-aside dedicated space to house the archive, safe in the knowledge that reader requests will be fulfilled quickly and efficiently.

Customers can open an account for regular orders, or pay on a one-off basis by credit card, for more information, call 0845 123 8433 or email:

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