- January 23, 2018
- Posted by: Mick Antoniw AM
- Category: Featured, Latest News
UPDATE: Post Office management has confirmed that the branch is scheduled to re-open w/c 5th feb 2018.
Mick Antoniw AM met with Post Office management on 22nd January 2018, who gave assurance that the Post Office service in Pontypridd would be reestablished as soon as possible.
Speaking after the meeting with Post Office Managers Mick Antoniw, Assembly Member for Pontypridd said:
“I welcome the Post Office’s clear assurance that Pontypridd’s Post Office service will be up and running again as soon as possible.
“The Post Office is an integral part of Pontypridd’s high street. It provides a vital service and its absence has a real detrimental impact on customers.
“Owen Smith and I will continue to monitor progress and do all we can to help ensure that services are back on line at the earliest opportunity.”
Post Office spokesperson Stuart Taylor, External Relations Manager said:
“We would like to apologise for the temporary closure of the Post Office in Pontypridd and for any inconvenience caused. We are committed to restoring Post Office services in the town centre.
“ We understand how much local customers and businesses value their Post Office and they can be assured that we are doing all we can to restore service as soon as possible.”
Pontypridd Member of Parliament Owen Smith added:
“This has been a worrying few weeks following the unexpected closure of the post office shortly after Christmas.
“I’ve previously written to the Secretary of State for Business, Greg Clark MP, explaining how important it is that Pontypridd Post Office is back up and running as quickly as possible.
“Post Office Limited have now confirmed their intention to keep a post office in Pontypridd town centre. They have reassured Mick Antoniw AM and me that they are working hard to ensure that the branch is reopen as quickly as possible.”