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our post is now delvered around 2pm on regular basis. Is this common|?

(14 Posts)
yellabelly Fri 08-Jul-11 15:16:19

our area has dropped the early strt shift (5.20 am ) I did postying for a while years ago. It was a bit early

TotemPole Fri 08-Jul-11 15:19:29

Ours varies from earlyish 9-10am to mid/late afternoon.

whysolate Fri 08-Jul-11 15:20:43

About 4 years ago ours was delivered around 8am. It is now 2pm.

MamaChoo Fri 08-Jul-11 15:20:48

Yes, very common. Posh people get theirs delivered at 7.45am.

oohjarWhatsit Fri 08-Jul-11 15:20:53

ours is about midday now

whackamole Fri 08-Jul-11 15:20:59

Ours is normally about 1pm. My postie must have a massive round though, I was out and about really early the other day and saw him delivering. Doesn't bother me.

zelda1982 Fri 08-Jul-11 15:21:36

Ours used to come at 1pm but the postie must get up a bit earlier and its around 12pm now smile

B52s Fri 08-Jul-11 15:22:00

About 3pm, generally. Never bothers me as I'm out at work anyway.

TrillianAuror Fri 08-Jul-11 15:23:38

grin MamaChoo

yellabelly Fri 08-Jul-11 15:29:27

yes, It lokks as though the changes are made regionally.

I would not mind noon del. But any later is a poor service

JumpJockey Fri 08-Jul-11 15:33:51

We live a 5 minute walk from the sorting office, post comes any time between about 9.30 and 3pm.

GiddyPickle Fri 08-Jul-11 15:44:57

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ShoutyHamster Fri 08-Jul-11 15:45:50

Hah yes. We used to have two deliveries, first and second post, yes?

Then got just one (fine no problem)

Then the one post started to come around midday, then two/three o'clock. Also kind of fine.

Then I commented once at sorting office (not a pointed comment) that x delivery would be fine as it didn't make a difference as we only now got a second post (so recipients wouldn't get it until evening anyway iyswim)

I was frostily informed that NO, it was the second post that had been discontinued, we now just got a 'first post'. At the approximate time of the old second post, if not later. But still the first post grin

I laughed in their faces and informed right back that if it looks like the second post, it smells like the second post, and is delivered at the time of the second post, then first post it ain't.


MayorNaze Fri 08-Jul-11 15:46:56

totally normal here

vair rare for it come before lunch time

and no post at all on thursdays hmm

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