CAVERSHAM Post Office is due to reopen at a new location later this year.

The previous branch at Day Lewis Pharmacy, 30 Church Street, closed this month due to the resignation of the operator and the withdrawal of the premises for Post Office use.

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The new store will be located at Hemdean Stores, 47 Hemdean Road, 210 metres away from the previous branch, and will open on Monday, March 9 at 1pm.

The planned opening hours are Monday to Sunday: 8am - 8pm offering 84 hours of Post Office service a week for the convenience of customers.

The Post Office is now inviting customers and interested parties to give their comments on the move.

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A spokesperson said: "We are looking for feedback about accessibility, local community issues and anything that we can do to make life easier for our customers.

"The consultation will close on February 26.

"Customers can share their views during the consultation online at with the branch code 102939.

"Submissions can also be made via email to, by post to Freepost YOUR COMMENTS, or by telephone 03452 66 01 15 or Textphone 03457 22 33 55."