Post Office Hosted Service
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Post Office Hosted Service is available at The Reading Room, 20 Church Street, Helmdon, NN13 5QJ
Opening hours from 21 September 2021:
- Tuesday: 10am-midday (see also Village Café)
- Thursday, 12.30pm - 2.30pm (see also Soup on Thursday)
- Note that website www.postoffice.co.uk/branch-finder gives incorrect opening hours
The Hosted service provides customers with a range of Post Office products and services, including:
- Banking Services including Co-op/Smile, LloydsTSB, Barclays, Cahoot, First Direct, Bank of Ireland, Clydesdale Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, Nat West, HSBC
- Post Office Card Account
- Postage & Post Office Savings Stamps
- Bill & Budget Payment Schemes
- Postal Orders
- Telephony services including Homephone
- Post Office Ltd Financial Services Products
- Special Delivery
- Home Shopping Returns
- Inland letter/packets, "signed for" delivery service
- International letters/packets
- Fishing Licences
- Health Lottery tickets
Letter Sizes, Post Codes and Royal Mail Services
Standard first and second class Royal Mail stamps are valid for items up to:
240mm length x 165mm width x 5mm depth/thickness - 100g weight.
Click on blue text (links) below for additional information..
- Postage Prices, UK - by Size & Weight
(Post Office website)
- Post Codes
To find post codes and to check full postal addresses of any UK location (for personal use) you can use this Royal Mail post code finder page
- Local Post Codes
This page contains a list of some local post codes.
- Sending Mail
For details and PRICES of all Royal Mail personal postal services
- Receiving Mail
For details of Tracking, Redelivering and Redirecting your personal mail (Royal Mail website)
Post Office News
Thursday Post Office hours change to 12:30pm till 2:30pm from 03 November 2022 - posted 28 September 2022
Thursday Afternoon Post Office to recommence on 15 April 2021 - posted 12 April 2021
Change to Post Office Service during Lockdown 3 - posted 05 January 2021
During the Lockdown 3, the Post Office service in the Reading Room will only operate on Tuesday morning during the hours of 10.00 to 12.00. The Thursday Post Office service in the Reading Room will not operate until further notice.
Cafe and Post Office during Lockdown 2 - posted 03 November 2020
The cafe will be open Tuesday 3rd November 2020 but will then not reopen until the lockdown has ended.
The Post Office is expected to continue as normal during lockdown.
Following government advice to avoid non-essential contact, the Village Café is suspended until further notice - Posted Tue, 17 March 2020
The Post Office will be open on Tuesdays only between 10.00am & 11.30am.
This will subject to change if further restrictions are put in place.
[Post Office on Thursday afternoon reinstated 02 July 2020]
Village Café & Post Office Xmas opening - posted 04 December 2018
The Village Café will be closed on Tuesday 18th December due to Xmas Lunch Club.
The Village Café will also be closed on 25th December and 1st January. Café reopens as normal from 8th January 2019.
The Post Office will be open as normal: 18th December; 20th December; 27th December; 3rd January.