About Post Office blog 08.05.18

Published on May 8th, 2018 | by Jasmine Evans

Is My Post Office Open on Sundays?

In case you aren’t aware, selected branches of the Post Office now see longer opening times through the week as well as welcoming customers on Sundays. Could your local Post Office be one of them? This article will help you to look into your local Post Office’s opening times to potentially save you time and effort.

Post Offices Open on Sundays

Serving families and businesses for over 370 years in more than 170 products and services, the Post Office is a well trusted provider in essential services to all people nationwide. Out of the 11,500 Post Office branches in the UK, 1,600 of these are now open on Sundays.

The change came into effect in early 2015, when Post Office announced that they would extend the opening hours of selected branches to cover Sundays, as well as increasing opening hours through the week. According to the Post Office, more than 2,000 Post Office branches are now open an extra 60,000 opening hours per week, with some branches being open from 7.30am up to 10.30pm on weekdays. The extended opening hours of Post Offices in various locations across the UK mean that customers have more time to take advantage of the huge range of services available, especially those with difficult working hours and time pressures.

On average, 20 million adults and half of all small businesses use the Post Office per week. It’s reassuring to know that the average person is only ever a 15 minute drive from their nearest Post Office and 99% of us live within 3 miles of a Post Office branch. With over 17 million customer visits to their branches and 47 million transactions per week, there’s no question that the Post Office offers unbeatable reach in terms of accessibility, convenience and personal services.

Long gone are the days where you rush to the Post Office to post that important parcel before it closes. Their extended opening hours mean that there is always a branch able to accommodate you.

Post Office Branch Finder

To check the opening times of your local Post Office branch, you can use the branch finder feature on the Post Office Website. The branch finder tool allows you to check the opening times of your nearest Post Office branches based on your postcode, displaying weekday, Saturday and Sunday opening times. For those of you that are looking for a specific service, the handy feature also helps you to identify in advance which services are available at each branch.

For all your Postal Supplies needs, the Post Office Shop have a huge range of items available 24/7 for posting that important letter or parcel. All orders are available with next day working delivery.

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