Revamp will offer new look and hours

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Two post officers are set to stay open longer and offer extra services to customers following major revamps.

The new services at the branches at Mereside, Langdale Place, Blackpool, and Wood Street, St Annes, will open on October 24 and November 4.

Mereside will now have three counters and offer post office services throughout the shop opening hours.

For the first time, customers will be able to carry out a full range of banking services at the branch.

The Post Office service will be available from, 8am to 7.30pm Monday to Saturday and 9am to 2pm on Sunday.

At St Annes there will now be four counters available.

The branch will be closed from Tuesday, October 21 for refurbishment.

The Post Office service will be available from 9.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Saturday.

Alan Currie, Post Office Area Manager, said: “The modernisation is part of a major Government investment programme that is enabling us to continue investing in the Post Office network and to map out a bold growth strategy through to the end of the decade.

“We are confident that this vibrant modern Post Office, at the heart of the community, will be popular with our many customers in both Blackpool and St Annes.”