Move date agreed for town centre post office

A TOWN centre post office is set to shut later this month with plans confirmed for a move to a new premises.

Friday, 31st May 2019, 3:27 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th June 2019, 9:45 am
The current Post Office in West Street, Havant. Picture: Google Street View

The current branch of the Post Office at 56 West Street, Havant, will close its doors for the last time at 5.30pm June 26.

It will reopen at 9am on Friday, July 5 at a new, larger premises at 23-25 Market Parade, close to the town centre.

It comes after plans to move the site were unveiled in March – with the branch’s new postmaster keen to secure more space to offer a greater retail offering.

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The new venue will be fully refurbished when it opens, with an additional stationary shop and five serving positions.

While the current branch is closed, customers requiring Post Office services will have to go to branches at 37A Park Parade, Leigh Park; 26 Park Lane, Bedhampton or 424 Havant Road, Farlington.

The new site will be open from 9am until 5.30pm from Monday to Friday, closing at 2.30pm on Saturdays.