March 10 2014 Latest news:
Uche Amako, Reporter
Friday, December 27, 2013
Three Newham post offices have had an official opening ceremony with changes set to help the community.
High Street North: Monday and Thursday 9am to 7pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9am to 7.30pm.
High Street South: Monday 8am to 6pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9am to 7.30pm, Thursday 9am to 6pm.
Barking Road: Monday to Saturday 9am to 6.30pm.
Barking Road Post Office, in Barking Road, High Street North Post Office, High Street North and High Street South Post Office, High Street South, have all been refurbished and will stay open for longer.
The branches will be open on Saturday afternoons, close later Monday to Saturday and offer a Car Tax renewal service.
Subpostmaster Dr Jawad Khan believes the customers have already benefited from the changes.
He said: “Before I made the changes I spoke to customers to find out what improvements they would like for their branch.
“I am already seeing increased footfall as the branches look better and people are now more aware of our products and services.”
East Ham MP Stephen Timms cut the ribbon at the Barking Road and High Street North stores on Friday, December 13.
He added: “The longer hours make it easier to serve customers at Christmas and throughout the year.”