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Consultations open for proposed move of Longton Post Office

Posted on - 7th June, 2021 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Longton & New Longton, Preston News, South Ribble News
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Proposals are in place to relocate Longton Post Office to SPAR, 58-60 Liverpool Road, Longton, Preston, PR4 5PB, where it will continue to operate as a local branch.

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The current operator is carrying out major work at the premises that they own next door but one to the current Post Office. Extra space is being added to incorporate a Post Office and increased retail range under one roof.

Post Office services would be provided from two serving points as part of the retail counter of the convenience store.

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The new branch would be located approximately 35 metres away from the current branch, and there is roadside parking nearby for the convenience of customers.

The Longton Post Office opening hours would remain the same, Monday – Friday: 8.30am – 5.30pm; Saturday 9am – 12.30pm.

A wide range of products and services would still be available.

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The Post Office is now inviting customers and interested parties to give their comments on the move in a public consultation. They are looking for feedback about accessibility, local community issues and anything that we can do to make life easier for our customers.

Consultation will close on July 16 2021. Customers can share their views during the consultation online at postofficeviews.co.uk with the branch code 213427.

Submissions can also be made via email to comments@postoffice.co.uk, by post to Freepost YOUR COMMENTS, or by telephone 03452 66 01 15 or Textphone 03457 22 33 55.

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