POST Office have announced the date they will open their new Castlemilk location.

The new premises at the former Jobcentre Plus on Dougrie Drive will open at 1pm on Tuesday, June 21. 

The empty unit is currently being fully refurbished for a convenience store and Castlemilk Post Office which will have two counters. 

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The temporary branch at 26-26A Castlemilk Arcade will close on Monday, June 20 at 5.30pm. 

During the interim period, alternative branches will include Tormusk Post Office and Burnside Post Office.

The new Post Office will be located at Unit 1, Castlemilk Arcade on Dougrie Drive, 

The planned opening hours of the branch will be 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday and from 9am to 1pm on Saturday. 

It will no longer close at lunchtime meaning it will offer 49 hours of service to customers.