Post Office Closures

2500 Post Offices across the country began closing in October 2007. On 5th August 2008, the consultation begins in Sheffield.

The plan could affect Pitsmoor, Ellesmere or Owler Lane Post Offices. Residents will be able comment on the plans for 6 weeks but the Post Office will only reconsider if they have made a factual mistake in applying the criteria – in deprived urban areas, 99 percent of the population will be within 1 mile of a post office. Pitsmoor’s Post Office is ¾ miles from Ellesmere’s.

They are also required to take into account topography, infrastructure, public transport arrangements, local demographics and the impact on local economies. Residents can comment by email or post once the plan is made public. Details will be available in the Post Office and we will add information to the Messenger website.

As part of the consultation the plan will be discussed at Burngreave Community Action Forum quarterly meeting on 6th September 2008.

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