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Chingford Hatch Post Office to reopen inside nearby Premier shop

The post office will reopen on Monday 27th July, reports Rana Rastegari

The now shuttered post office at 19 Hatch Lane, Credit: Google Streetview

The Chingford Hatch Post Office, which was closed in July 2023, will be reopening on Monday 29th July at a new location.

The new post office, which will be offering services six days a week, will be located at Premier, 50-52 Hatch Lane, in Chingford Hatch.

After the temporary closure last year, following the resignation of the postmaster and withdrawal of the premises, as well as the impacts of rising costs, the new post office will be restoring its services.

During the interim, services can be found at alternative branches such as Hale End Post Office and Chingford Mount Post Office.

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The post office will be open Monday to Saturday from 8am to 6pm, providing a total of 48 hours of post services each week. The same services as before will be available except vehicle tax and travel money services will not be offered.

Mohammad Islam, Post Office network provision manager, stated: “We are delighted to soon be restoring a Post Office to this area as we know how important a Post Office is to a community. We are keen to restore this branch to the area as soon as possible, so we have decided to go ahead with our plans.”

Customers can give feedback about the premises until July 23rd online at with the branch code 063002 or via email to [email protected], by post to Freepost YOUR COMMENTS, or by telephone 03452 66 01 15 or Textphone 03457 22 33 55

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