Video: MP Sir Peter Tapsell opens revamped Louth Post Office

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Long-serving Louth MP Sir Peter Tapsell has officially reopened the Northgate Post Office in the town after it underwent a radical revamp.

Sir Peter took hold of some giant Post Office scissors to cut the ribbon at Post Office on Friday, flanked by staff members and local dignitaries.

Owner John Fereday with Sir Peter Tapsell and Louth Town Councillor Margaret Ottaway.

Owner John Fereday with Sir Peter Tapsell and Louth Town Councillor Margaret Ottaway.

The branch now has four serving positions, a mixture of screened and open plan, with a Post Office serving point at the retail till.

It also now has extended opening hours and is open all day on Saturdays.

Sir Peter said: “I’m delighted to open the new-look Louth Post Office which has been modernised as part of the largest investment programme in the history of the Post Office

“This is the second branch in my constituency to convert so far and the owner John Fereday is to be congratulated on his work to develop this busy branch and I wish him continued success.”

The Post Office’s Steve Bruckshaw added: “We understand how important having a Post Office is to residents in Louth and we are confident that this modern open plan Post Office will meet the needs of the local community and secure services for the future.

Owner John Fereday said: “We are delighted with our new modernised Post Office. It’s very open, spacious and looks very modern.

“We can provide even better service to our customers and our community.”

Watch the video to see some of the opening ceremony.