GARTHAMLOCK Post Office will open in a new location under a new name.

The post office will reopen at Craigend Licensed Grocer in Mossvale Crescent where it will be known as Craigend Post Office.

The branch is due to open Thursday, September 15 at 1pm and will restore Post Office services to the area.

There will be car parking to the rear of the premises as well as roadside parking nearby, and there is a regular bus service between Garthamlock and the new location. 

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Scott Hamilton, Post Office network provision lead said: "We are delighted to soon be restoring a Post Office to this area as we know how important a Post Office is to a community.

"The branch’s opening hours will make it convenient for customers to visit."

Customers who wish to give feedback on the plans can share their views during the consultation online at with the branch code 406832 until September 15. 

Craigend Post Office will be located at 5 Mossvale Crescent and will be open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, and from 9am to 4pm on Saturday.