Higher Walton Post Office opens at new location

Posted on - 24th August, 2021 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Preston News, South Ribble News, Walton-le-Dale
Higher Walton Post Office has moved

Higher Walton Post Office has opened in the Premier located at 352 Higher Walton Road.


When Postmaster Halima Bhanji stepped down after 29 years’ loyal service to the community, her branch in Cann Bridge Street closed.

Read more: Body found in search for missing Preston man

The relocation will enable the Post Office to continue to service customers in the local community.

The new opening hours are:

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 6pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 2pm

This equals 50 hours of Post Office service per week, which is more than eight extra hours.

The latest news updates in your area can be seen below

Post Office services are now provided at a low-screened, open-plan, modern serving point alongside the retail counter.

Post Office Area Manager Joshua Cavill said: “We thank Halima for her long and dedicated service to the community. We are delighted that we have been able to seamlessly maintain Post Office service in Higher Walton at the nearby Premier Convenience store.”

Read moreSee the latest Preston news and headlines

Preston in pictures Sunny DaysTelephone Boxes, Market Street, PrestonMarket Street PrestonPintxos, PrestonGrowler 37610Lane Ends, PrestonLost RailwayFish & Chips View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.