Post Office in Forest Gate opens at new location

Post Office counters at the end of shelves of stationary

Inside the new St Stephen’s Parade Post Office branch at 164 Green Street, Forest Gate. - Credit: Post Office

A new post office has opened in Forest Gate after relocating. 

St Stephen’s Parade Post Office opened its doors at 164 Green Street today (Thursday, January 7) - about 500m from its previous site. 

The branch was previously operated at 6 St Stephen’s Parade by a temporary postmaster.  

A permanent postmaster is now providing service from a formerly empty site, refurbished to incorporate a stationery store. 

The first 100 customers were given tea and biscuits to take away. 

Front of Post Office branch at 164 Green Street, Forest Gate

The branch offers Post Office services 8am - 6.30pm Monday to Saturday and 11am - 3pm on Sundays. - Credit: Post Office


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Post Office network provision manager Jason Collins said: “The layout and location of the new branch will continue to meet customer needs and deliver an excellent service, whilst securing the long-term viability of Post Office services in the community.” 

The Post Office counter is open 8am - 6.30pm Monday to Saturday and 11am - 3pm on Sunday. 

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The main counters are open 9am - 5.30pm every day except Sunday.

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