Becoming a postmaster isn't for everyone, and we don't award Post Office branches to just anyone either. Modern postmasters are entrepreneurs with a strong community purpose. The most successful postmasters integrate Post Office branches into vibrant retail environments and regularly engage with their local community.
Managing a Post Office creates a unique position for you and your business within the community. We're proud of our long and trusted history and that Post Office branches are often the centre of communities.
Post Office branches today are more than just postage and parcel receivers; they are trusted financial services providers, Bureau de Change, phone and broadband providers. They act as the front office of government and provide essential services to their communities.
Running a Post Office means you will need to commit to:
Introducing Post Office services to their arts and crafts shop has transformed business for Nick and Wendy Horler.
It's a great opportunity to increase your customer footfall and retail.
Moving the Post Office to my retail store has dramatically increased my footfall.