Welcome to our new Post Offices

Welcome to our new Post Offices

Hazelwood General Stores, Cambridge

A new Post Office opened on 22 February at Hazelwood General Stores, Hazelwood Close, in Cambridge.

Postmaster Naynesh Patel, known as Nick to customers, has run the shop for 29 years. Mr Patel said, “The community is delighted to have a Post Office in my store. With 2,000 new homes being built nearby, I successfully applied to open a new branch.

It is open from early until late whenever my shop is open. There is lots of free parking. As well as existing customers, I have already seen many new customers.


Caversham Convenience Store, Berkshire

A brand new Post Office opened on 25 February, at Caversham Convenience Store, Caversham Road, in Reading, Berkshire.

This is postmaster Natarajan Ganesan’s second branch, as he took on Desborough Castle Post Office in High Wycombe, last year. 


Midway Stores, Derbyshire

And another brand new Post Office opened on the same day, 25 February, at DNA news, Midway Stores, Salisbury Drive, Midway, Swadlincote, Derbyshire.

Carlos Pereira, Area Network Change Manager, said: “We want to make it as easy as possible for customers to pay their bills, withdraw cash from their bank accounts, and send and collect their mail at a time and place that suits them best. We know how important our services are to customers, and are confident that the brand new Post Offices, alongside the other branches in the area, will ensure that people will have easy access to our services.

A warm welcome to all postmasters taking on branches!

Do you have any photos of your new branch?

Please email your photos, the name of your branch and the people in the pictures to one@postoffice.co.uk  

We can use these in One and we may also share them with the local media, who like to have photos for any news stories they issue about new branches.