Croy Post Office goes up for sale

MSP Mark Griffin, and councillors Heather McVey and Jean Jones are pictured outside Croy Post Office.
MSP Mark Griffin, and councillors Heather McVey and Jean Jones are pictured outside Croy Post Office.

The future of Croy Post 
Office remains uncertain as the premises housing the service is up for sale.

Post Office confirmed the premises is up for sale and they are assessing the interest locally in running the service.

A spokesman for Post Office said: “Customers should be assured that the Post Office is committed to maintaining a Post Office service in Croy and will work hard to ensure this. “Consequently, we are currently assessing the interest locally in running the Post Office. This could result in a relocation of the branch.

‘‘Any such relocation would be subject to a public consultation.”

Local politicians have voiced their concerns over the news.

MP Gregg McClymont said: “Croy’s Post Office is at the heart of its strong community. The people of Croy know a reduction in service when they see one.”

MSP Mark Griffin added: “Post Office Ltd have said that they are investigating alternatives to the Croy Post Office but with only one shop in the village, I am worried that the service may be moved out of Croy completely.

“I have responded to asked Post Office Ltd to clarify what they consider a ‘suitable local alternative’ and will be making it clear that only a Croy-based Post Office will do.”