Day of protest organised to save last crown post office serving Fitzrovia

Front of post office building.

Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) will be holding a day of action outside Great Portland Street Crown Post Office on Monday 2 March to try to halt its privatisation. Earlier this month Post Office Ltd announced its plan to close the only remaining Crown Post Office serving Fitzrovia and one of the few …

Great Portland Street crown post office to close and pass into private hands

Front of post office building.

One of the last remaining crown post offices in the West End and the only one serving Fitzrovia is to close this year and be taken over by a private operator. "Great Portland Street Crown Post Office workers were given the bad news at a staff meeting this morning," said the Communication Workers Union. Seventeen …

Post Office at The Plaza Oxford Street to close

Fitzrovia will have only one Post Office to serve┬ámore than 8,000 residents and tens of thousands of workers and visitors after the branch in the W H Smith store at the Plaza Centre on Oxford Street closes on Wednesday. The only remaining Post Office serving the neighbourhood will be the Crown Post Office on the …

Is Newman Street Post Office being closed in favour of a beauty salon or private club?

Front of post office.

Fitzrovia is to lose another post office with the announcement that a branch at 19 Newman Street is to close and there are plans afoot to open a beauty salon or late night club on the site. A notice displayed at the┬ásub post office states: "Following the resignation of the Postmaster and the withdrawal of …