Post office to close for major refurbishment programme

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A Rotherham post office is being modernised and upgraded as part of plans to improve the national network.

Wellgate Post Office will be closed from May 6 until May 20 to allow the work to be completed.

The new branch will have three different styles of serving position with many post office services available throughout the shop opening hours.

A car tax renewal service will be added, while the branch will continue to open from 9am until 5.30pm from Monday to Saturday.

Area manager Lesley Frankland said: “We understand how important the post office is to residents around Rotherham and we are confident that this new modern branch will meet the needs of the local community and secure services for the future.”