Post Office branch at Colman Road in Norwich to move and double opening hours

Boots Pharmacy and Post Office, Colman Road, Norwich. Photo: Google

Boots Pharmacy and Post Office, Colman Road, Norwich. Photo: Google - Credit: Archant

Colman Road Post Office is to move to the nearby McColls and will be open for business an extra 60 hours a week as a result.

From 1pm on November 25, the branch will be open seven days a week at 78 Colman Road, with the opening hours doubling, from Monday to Saturday from 6am to 10pm, and Sunday from 7am to 10pm.

Chief Operating Officer for McColl's Retail Group, Dave Thomas, said: 'We are delighted to soon be welcoming Colman Road Post Office customers to our store, which will offer a wide range of Post Office services alongside our extensive retail offer. As a convenience store operator we are always looking for ways to make life easier for our customers. Post Office services will be available for the full opening hours of the store in order to provide an excellent service for the local community.'

The branch at nearby 90-92 Colman Road will close with the current Postmaster's agreement on Thursday, November 24 at 5.30pm. During the transfer alternative branches include Earlham House Post Office and University Plain Post Office.

The relocation is part of a major modernisation programme across the Post Office network.

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Suzanne Richardson, Regional Network Manager said: 'We are making it easier for customers to get their cash, send and collect their mail and do their banking because we know how important these services are to local residents. We are confident that this vibrant new-style Post Office at the heart of the local community will meet customer needs. This modernisation is part of a major investment programme, the largest in the history of the Post Office and will secure services for the future.'

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