Harrogate post office to be modernised

The Post Office is to modernise King Edwards Drive Post Office, 58 King Edwards Drive, Harrogate to create a modern open-plan local-style branch with extended opening hours.

The service, which will launch at 1pm on Thursday 4 August, will be provided at an open-plan counter in the store, where the Post Office terminal will sit alongside the retail till.

  • Modern open-plan retail environment
  • Post Office open seven days a week
  • Opening hours increased to more than 75 hours a week
  • Wide range of Post Office services available

The Post Office service will be available during the store’s opening hours from 5.30am – 5.30pm Monday –Saturday and 5.30am to 9am Sunday.

Dave Ogleby, Area 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.

The new-look King Edwards Drive Post Office say they will be delighted to welcome customers to the newly refurbished branch. Local residents and small business customers will be able to access a wide range of Post Office and mails services, including Special Delivery, Local Collect, home shopping returns, online banking cash deposits and withdrawals.

Other services include withdrawals using a Post Office Card Account, sending funds abroad using Moneygram, and customers can also pay bills, pre-order travel money, apply for travel insurance and top up mobile phones.

The opening hours, which will increase by 24 hours a week, will ensure that the branch is much more convenient for users with more choice of times to visit, including earlier opening throughout the week.

King Edwards Drive Post Office will need to close at 5:30pm on Monday 18 July for the refurbishment to take place. During this short period of closure Post Office services may be accessed from any convenient Post Office branch, including:

  • Crab Lane Post Office, One Stop, 40a Crab Lane
  • Harrogate Post Office, 11 Cambridge Road

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