‘Berkhamsted sorting office to close, but save our mail collection service’

Royal Mail sorting office, High Street, Berkhamsted
Royal Mail sorting office, High Street, Berkhamsted

CAMPAIGNERS say they have been “abandoned” by the Royal Mail.

Under its plans to centralise sorting offices, the base in Berkhamsted High Street will be shut from next month. Its workload will be transferred to a state-of-the-art centre in Maxted Road, Hemel Hempstead.

When the scheme was announced in September 2010, mail bosses said people would still be able to collect undelivered mail in Berkhamsted.

This plan has now been cancelled.

The Royal Mail said free redelivery is still available.

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