Seven day post office services come to Holt as new facilities open in the town’s Budgens store.
Following months of public consultation and planning, Holt’s new Post Office at C T Baker Budgens of Holt was formally opened on Thursday 1st December by Andy Kingham, UK General Manager Post Office Ltd and Duncan Baker, Finance Director and Post Master for C T Baker Group’s postal services. The move sees the Baker business go back to its roots, following its early postal service endeavours in the town of Holt in the 1800s.
Open seven days a week, the new Holt Post Office will function as a main branch supplying a host of postal services and advice on financial services, ISAs, savings accounts, home insurance and life insurance. Passport form check and send services, travel insurance and on-demand travel money will also be provided.
Many will be surprised to learn that this latest venture is not the first instance of the Baker family’s involvement in Holt’s postal services. As far back as 1869 the firm’s 3rd generation owner, Charles Baker, was listed in the Post Office Directory of Cambridge, Norfolk and Suffolk as a Stamp Distributor and proprietor of a stamp office on Holt Market Place.
Duncan Baker commented: “this is a fantastic addition to our portfolio of services within Budgens. We can now offer longer more convenient opening hours and parking for our customers. We have put together a fantastic team including a specialist of our financial products.”
Post Office services will be available at the following times (8:00am – 5:30pm Monday – Saturday. 10:00am – 4:00pm Sunday)
Christmas opening hours
Christmas Day – CLOSED
Boxing Day – CLOSED
27th December – CLOSED
New Year’s Day – CLOSED
2nd January 2017 – CLOSED