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Revamped Longwood Gardens Post Office officially opened to public

PUBLISHED: 16:00 07 July 2014 | UPDATED: 16:54 07 July 2014

L to R - MP Lee Scott and Subpostmaster Raj Kumar show Longwood Parade's Post Office new opening hours. Photo credit: David Cotter

L to R - MP Lee Scott and Subpostmaster Raj Kumar show Longwood Parade's Post Office new opening hours. Photo credit: David Cotter

David Cotter

MP Lee Scott and Subpostmaster Raj Kumar have celebrated the opening of a new-look Post Office in Longwood Parade.

MP Lee Scott and Subpostmaster Raj Kumar open new-look Post Office in Longwood Parade.

The newly refurbished Post Office includes three serving positions and a new-style, open plan counter.

The branch is now open from Monday to Sunday 6.30am to 8pm - an increase of 48 hours a week.

Mr Scott, MP for Ilford North, said: “Everyone knows how important the Post Office is in our local communities and I am delighted to have the opportunity to officially open the new-look Longwood Parade Post Office.

“The modern premises and longer opening hours will be warmly welcomed by all residents who can now access Post Office services for longer seven days a week.”

Mr Kumar, who runs the branch, said the Post Office has been transformed.

“All the hard work has been worth it,” he said at last week’s event.

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