Save Barkingside Post Office

Barkingside Post Office is one of 76 Crown Post Offices facing closure. The Post Office has announced plans to close the existing Crown Post Office and instead open up a small sub-post office in a shop somewhere else on the High Street.

Ilford North Labour Party, led by Wes Streeting, is fighting these plans. We successfully passed a motion at Redbridge Council to fight the closure – but the Tories voted against it!

The existing Post Office is well used – with queues sometimes outside the door. A smaller unit inside a shop, with fewer counters and trained staff, would offer a poorer service to members of our community.

We’re also concerned about about accessibility of any new service for older people and the disabled.

We’ve had a fantastic response to our petition so far. The Post Office have yet to secure a partner to host a sub-Post Office, so there is still everything to play for.

Please sign our petition below to support our campaign. We’ll let you know about any developments and public meetings on the issue. 

99 signatures

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signed 2014-06-25 20:30:08 +0100
The PO is the heartbeat of our high street and well used by different sections of our community. I am passionate about its survival and fully support the campaign to keep the service as it currently is.
signed 2014-06-25 12:19:02 +0100
signed 2014-06-25 12:04:40 +0100
This is one of the very few well presented businesses we have left on the high street. It is a busy PO. It plays a crucial role in keeping the high street alive. We don’t want it relocated to a small dingy outlet!
signed 2014-06-21 13:06:24 +0100
Tis is a very busy Post Office and vital to so many of us in Barkingside…..if it goes

inside another store, we know how bad it will be…just note WHSmith in Ilford!!

Hours of queues and terrible service…

and the cost of getting to Ilford added on

to everything else …..
signed via 2014-03-10 00:35:09 +0000
This Post Office is so busy I just can’t imagine any existing shop being able to host an adequate service or be able to offer enough space to make it and another business viable. Please, leave our Post Office alone.
signed 2014-03-04 19:15:29 +0000
signed 2014-03-02 17:56:29 +0000
signed 2014-02-26 10:01:09 +0000
There aren’t that many shops in Barkingside

High Street to accommodate a post office,

makes you wonder what size it would be.
signed 2014-02-17 10:39:38 +0000
signed 2014-02-16 21:16:18 +0000
signed 2014-02-12 13:11:52 +0000
signed 2014-02-08 09:21:47 +0000
signed via 2014-02-07 19:01:28 +0000
@shaynaemily tweeted link to this page. 2014-02-06 23:56:26 +0000
Sign the petition: Save Barkingside Post Office http://www.wesstreeting.org/barkingsidepo?recruiter_id=1465
signed 2014-02-06 23:56:04 +0000
signed 2014-02-06 23:33:25 +0000
signed 2014-02-06 10:19:04 +0000
signed 2014-02-06 09:10:43 +0000
signed 2014-02-05 23:13:20 +0000
The crown post office is excellent. They will not get the same provision if the crown post office is closed.
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