Appledore Post Office relocation.

RELOCATION OF APPLEDORE POST OFFICE, NEXT DOOR.

Convenient, quick service, new modern layout.

Open Monday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm.

Banking services for personal customers and small businesses.

Postage, home shopping returns, Local Collect.

Appledore Post Office is to move next door to its existing premises, to Johns of Appledore, 4 The Quay, Appledore, Bideford, EX39 1QS, with the same postmaster.

The Postmaster is moving the Post Office from its current location inside his café/deli business into his convenience store next door which is currently being refurbished.

The new opening hours will be Monday to Sunday 8am – 6pm.

Sarah Cottrell, Post Office Area Manager, said: “Our Postmasters operate Post Office branches alongside their private retail business, and it is important that they make the very best use of their resources to ensure future sustainability of the service. In this case, our partner has identified an opportunity to move this branch into a more modern premises that is located next door and which will be refurbished to provide customers a better standard of service.”

The current branch closed on Tuesday 13 February, with the new post office branch opening on Thursday 1 March at 1pm.

During the transfer alternative branches include:

Northam Post Office, Costcutter, The Square, Northam, Bideford, EX39 1AR

Westward Ho! Post Office, 23-25 Nelson Road, Westward Ho, Bideford, EX39 1LQ

The Post Office is now inviting customers and interested parties to give their comments on the move in a public consultation. During the public consultation, Post Office Ltd welcomes feedback on any issues customers would like considered before a final decision is taken on this proposal. The consultation will close on 21 March 2018. Submissions can be made during the consultation by Freepost YOUR COMMENTS to Post Office Ltd, via email to comments@postoffice.co.uk, via the Customer Helpline on 03457 22 33 44 or Textphone 03457 22 33 55.

Customers can also share their views online through the quick and easy questionnaire at postofficeviews.co.uk with the branch code 497519.

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