Today (8 December) Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, visited the Royal Mail Islington Delivery Office to thank local postmen and women for their hard work during Royal Mail’s busiest period -; Christmas.
Cllr Watts visited the delivery office to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on Christmas greetings to the hardworking staff. He was shown around the office and introduced to the postmen and women who are working hard to deliver mail across Islington over the Christmas period.
Christmas is Royal Mail’s busiest period as millions of people shop online for presents and send cards and parcels to loved ones. 2016 is the 500th anniversary of Royal Mail, making Christmas an opportunity to reflect on the centuries of hard work delivering in Islington and across the whole country.
Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, said: “I want to thank Islington’s postmen and women for the extraordinary lengths they go to ensure Christmas cards and presents are delivered to loved ones on time, and for all they do year-round.
“At no other time is the hard work and dedication of postmen and women clearer than during Christmas.”
Pictured – Cllr Richard Watts and Royal Mail postmen