Teresa has today called for further clarity over the future of Abbey Wood Post Office.
The Post Office has announced that 37 Crown Post Offices are earmarked for closure or franchising, with a total of 300 staff and 127 financial specialists facing redundancy. The Abbey Wood Crown Post Office based on Abbey Wood Road is among those listed to be franchised out, with the process to find a partner likely to take months of uncertainty.
Speaking about the announcement, Teresa said:
“Post Offices are a key part of any community, and many residents and small businesses in Abbey Wood rely on this local post office.
“It is a worrying time for the future of the high street Post Office, with disputes over staffing cuts and cost-cutting measures while many branches have been privatised in recent years.
The Post Office urgently needs to provide clarity over the future of the post office services in Abbey Wood and the staff that work there, and to keep the community updated over the coming months of uncertainty.”