Blackburn BB1 6AT - 150427

Closed 30 Nov 2022

Opened 19 Oct 2022

Results updated 4 Oct 2023

Following local public consultation, the letter below confirms our final plans for the branch.



We are proposing to move the above Post Office branch to a new location - 4-6 Railway Road, Blackburn, BB1 5AX, formally Crawshaws, where it will continue to operate as one of our main style branches.

Why are we proposing this move?

Unfortunately, the postmaster’s lease for the current premises is due to expire and the premises will no longer be available for Post Office use. As the premises will no longer be available for Post Office use, the postmaster has identified an opportunity to move this branch into an alternative new location to continue to offer Post Office services to the local community.

The premises are currently empty and would undergo a full refurbishment to incorporate Blackburn Post Office and a conveniences store, subject to consultation.

Our priority is to safeguard Post Office services to the local community in the longer term and the relocation of Blackburn Post Office would enable us to maintain a Post Office service to our customers in the local community.

Why your views matter

We’re carrying out a local public consultation and we’d like your views on the proposal. We welcome feedback and comments that can help inform our plans. In this survey we will be asking specific questions related to the following areas:

  • Getting to the proposed location (Question 4)
  • Getting into the proposed location (Question 5)
  • Inside the proposed location (Question 6)
  • Other feedback on our proposal (Questions 7 - 9)

What happens next

Thank you for considering our proposal. We will take into account any information and feedback we receive as we finalise our plans for the new branch.