New Look for Southfields Post Office Branch

Additional services to be provided in refurbished Replingham Road premises

The post office on Replingham Road. Picture: Google Streetview

The Post Office has announced a planned refurbishment of the busy post office in Southfields which will result in it being able to offer more services

The branch at 10-12 Replingham Road, will temporarily close a 5pm on Tuesday, 18 October and reopen at 8.30am on Friday, November 4.

After the refit, customers will be able to access Post Office services at a screened counter and at a second serving point where the Post Office till is integrated with the retail counter.

When it reopens it will offer new services including On Demand Travel Insurance, Post Office Savings Accounts and change giving services for business banking customers.

While it is closed for the refurbishment works residents and businesses can access post offices services as these nearby branches.

• Merton Road Post Office, 179-181 Merton Road, SW18 5EF
• Earlsfield Post Office, 591 Garratt Lane, SW18 4ST

Council deputy leader Kemi Akinola, who is also cabinet member for the voluntary sector, business engagement and culture, said the announcement would “provide widely needed banking services in this part of the borough”.

She added, “Post Offices provide crucial access to important community services. Residents and businesses in Southfields will soon be able to enjoy a wider range of services in their refurbished post office branch.

“This new-look post office will have a second counter ensuring shorter queues for customers. This is great news for local residents and businesses who rely on the post office for everyday services.”

Like Reading Articles Like This? Help Us Produce More

This site remains committed to providing local community news and public interest journalism.

Articles such as the one above are integral to what we do. We aim to feature as much as possible on local societies, charities based in the area, fundraising efforts by residents, community-based initiatives and even helping people find missing pets.

We’ve always done that and won’t be changing, in fact we’d like to do more.

However, the readership that these stories generates is often below that needed to cover the cost of producing them. Our financial resources are limited and the local media environment is intensely competitive so there is a constraint on what we can do.

We are therefore asking our readers to consider offering financial support to these efforts. Any money given will help support community and public interest news and the expansion of our coverage in this area.

A suggested monthly payment is £8 but we would be grateful for any amount for instance if you think this site offers the equivalent value of a subscription to a daily printed newspaper you may wish to consider £20 per month. If neither of these amounts is suitable for you then contact and we can set up an alternative. All payments are made through a secure web site.

One-off donations are also appreciated. Choose The Amount You Wish To Contribute.

If you do support us in this way we’d be interested to hear what kind of articles you would like to see more of on the site – send your suggestions to the editor.

For businesses we offer the chance to be a corporate sponsor of community content on the site. For £30 plus VAT per month you will be the designated sponsor of at least one article a month with your logo appearing if supplied. If there is a specific community group or initiative you’d like to support we can make sure your sponsorship is featured on related content for a one off payment of £50 plus VAT. All payments are made through a secure web site.


October 14, 2022