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Brand new Marlow Road Post Office in High Wycombe officially opened

| November 20, 2019
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Mayor of High Wycombe Cllr Mazamal Hussain cuts the ribbon to officially open the new Post Office with Postmaster Harish Patel. (Image supplied by the Post Office)

A brand new Post Office in Marlow Road, High Wycombe was officially opened on Wednesday 20th November 2019.

The Mayor of High Wycombe, Cllr Mazamal Hussain, cut the ribbon at the official opening of the brand new Marlow Road Post Office inside Jaydees News, 35 Marlow Road, High Wycombe, HP11 1TA. Jaydees News has been run by Postmaster Harish Patel and his wife Hetal Patel for 20 years.

The new Post Office is part of an exciting modernisation and investment programme taking place across the Post Office network.

Post Office services will be available seven days a week at the new Marlow Road branch on Monday to Saturday from 7.30am to 5.30pm and on a Sunday from 7.30am to 12.30pm. The new Post Office will offer customers 65 hours of Post Office service a week, making it very convenient for customers to visit.

Post Office services at the Marlow Road branch are offered from a low screened, open plan Post Office counter that is integrated into the retail counter, enabling customers to carry out a wide range of Post Office transactions alongside retail purchases.

Marlow Road Post Office offer customers a wide range of Post Office services, from posting letters and parcels to collecting and returning online shopping items. Customers can also take advantage of a wide range of banking services including cash withdrawals and balance enquiries for customers of all the main UK banks.

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Mayor of High Wycombe Cllr Mazamal Hussain with Postmaster Harish Patel and his wife Hetal Patel. (Image supplied by the Post Office)

The new branch aims to offer even more convenience to Post Office customers by extending the availability of Post Offices services in the area. The new branch joins branches in Cressex Lane, Desborough Castle and High Wycombe bringing vital services to the area.

Mayor of High Wycombe Cllr Mazamal Hussain, said: ‘This is great news for this area of High Wycombe. I want to thank Harish and Hetal Patel for deciding to take on a Post Office. Offering a service seven days a week will really benefit residents and local businesses, providing access to a wide range of Post Office services.

Postmaster Harish Patel, said: ‘Opening a Post Office is a great way for us to mark the 20th anniversary of running this shop. We are very conveniently located near two Grammar schools and with plenty of parking. Customers are overjoyed with us opening a Post Office. It is great to see school children to pensioners all coming in for all the services that we offer including posting, pensions, banking and travel money.

Graham Simmons, Post Office 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 this brand new Post Office alongside the other branches in the area at Cressex Lane, Desborough Castle and High Wycombe will ensure that people in this area of High Wycombe have easy access to our services.

The following services will be available at the new Marlow Road Post Office inside Jaydees News :

Mail

  • First and Second Class mail.
  • Stamps, stamp books (1st class 6 & 12 only, 2nd class 12 only).
  • Special stamps (Christmas issue only) & postage labels.
  • Signed For.
  • Special Delivery.
  • Home shopping returns.
  • Inland small, medium and large parcels.
  • Express and contract parcels.
  • British Forces Mail (BFPO).
  • International letters & postcards (inc. signed for & Airsure).
  • International parcels up to 2kg and printed papers up to 5kg.
  • Articles for the blind (inland & international).
  • Royal Mail redirection service.
  • Local Collect.
  • Drop and Go.

Withdrawals, deposits and payments

  • Post Office Card Account.
  • Personal and Business Banking cash withdrawals, deposits & balance enquiries using a card. Also enveloped cheque deposits and barcoded deposit slips.
  • Postal orders.
  • Moneygram.

Bill payments

  • Automated bill payments (card or barcoded).
  • Key recharging.

Travel

  • Pre-order travel money.
  • Travel insurance referral.

Other

  • Mobile Top-ups and E-vouchers.
  • National Lottery.
  • Cheques are NOT accepted as a method of payment.

Further information on the new Marlow Road Post Office in High Wycombe can be found on the Post Office website.

*Source of article : Press release from the Post Office.

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