Burnham-On-Sea Post Office and store opens today after £70k
new-look Post Office opened on Thursday (January 19th) as it became
a new main branch with longer opening hours and a brand new convenience
new-look branch in Burnham's Victoria Street now offers a wide range
of extra post office services and has extended opening times.
are exciting changes for the post office - it's been a significant
upgrade that's cost over £70,000 - and it's great to see Burnham-On-Sea
getting a main branch," said
manager Malav Desai.
the post office is a new convenience store within the building -
which is a franchise of Select Convenience - offering a full range
of food, drink and convenience products plus National Lottery tickets."
new-look Burnham-On-Sea Post Office opening times will stay the
same on weekdays, remaining 9am-5.30pm, but Saturday opening will
be extended from 9am-12.30pm to 9am-5.30pm. There will also be a
Post Office service at a retail counter, offering selected services,
from 8am-8pm Monday to Saturday and on Sundays from 8am-6pm.
added that the store has also applied for an alcohol license and
hopes to sell alcohol soon.
opening at 1pm comes after a two-week closure for a major re-fit
Whittall, Post Office Area Manager, said: "The changes are
underpinned by Government investment and will see up to 8,000 branches
modernised and additional investment in over 3,000 community and
outreach branches. Our aim is to create a more modern and convenient
retail experience for customers that will include longer opening
changes in Burnham have resulted in a newly refurbished branch,
providing a modern open plan environment for customers, the same
products and services, and longer opening hours."
are now five serving positions - a mixture of two screened, two
open plan and a Post Office serving point for use at the retail
counter, which is available during shop opening hours offering selected
Managers Malav and Binal Desai in the upgraded post office