Post Offices to extend hours and be refurbished

Two post offices in Portsmouth are extending opening hours and offering new services.

Monday, 8th February 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 17th February 2016, 6:10 am

Extended hours will be available at Somers Town post office in St James’ Road, Southsea, from Thursday, February 18 at 1pm.

The new opening hours are: Monday to Friday: 8.30am-5.30pm, Saturday: 9am-5.30pm and Sunday: 10am-2pm.

This is an extra 10 hours a week, including Saturday and Sunday afternoon and earlier opening on Wednesday and Friday, making it easier for customers to visit.

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The branch will close for some refurbishment on Tuesday, February 16 at 5.30pm.

During this time alternative branches include Elm Grove Post Office or Portsmouth Post Office, Slindon Street.

The post office at Albert Road will close for refurbishment on Tuesday, March 1 at 5.30pm and re-open on Monday, March 14 at 1pm.

The new hours are Monday to Friday: 8am-5.30pm and Saturday: 9am-12.30pm.

A car tax renewal service will also be added.