18 July 2022

Lyme Regis Post Office to 'close temporarily' on Tuesday 19 July

Lyme Regis Post Office to close temporarily on Tuesday 19 July

LYME Regis Post Office will be ‘closing temporarily’ on Tuesday 19 July, according to an official statement.

The Post Office has written to Lyme Regis Town Council to confirm that the branch will close due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’ but it is hoped the period of closure can be kept to a minimum.

In a letter to the council, network provision lead Antoinette Chitty said: “We are writing to inform you that, regrettably, the above branch will be closing temporarily due to unforeseen circumstances on Tuesday 19 July 2022 at 17:00.

“I would like to assure you that we are working hard to keep any period of closure to a minimum which will enable us to reinstate a Post Office service to the local community.

“I hope to be in a position to advise you of future developments shortly and would like to apologise for the inconvenience the temporary closure may cause.”

Ms Chitty said if anyone had any questions they would like to raise about this matter, they could write to her via the National Consultation Team.

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Ms Chitty said: “Any future changes to service provision would be handled in line with our Principles of Community Engagement.

“We will display posters in the branch to inform customers.”

She added: “We would like to apologise, once again, for the inconvenience that this may cause. We hope that our customers will continue to use Post Office services.”

Details of alterative Post Office branches in the area have been provided, with a branch in Uplyme at Murco Petrol Station and another in West Street, Axminster.

Due to the effects of Covid 19, branch opening hours may vary.


The latest available branch information can be found at www.postoffice.co.uk/branch-finder