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England Cricketers are on top of the World

England Cricketers are on top of the World

England cricketers are on top of the world. The men’s England team emulated the stunning women’s England World Cup win of 2017, by winning their male World Cup earlier this year.

In 2017 our … Continue Reading »

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Parcel Boxes are the Future

Parcel Boxes are the Future

It was almost a year ago that I reported the Royal Mail trial of their parcel boxes. I said in my blog:

“The trial of 30 Royal Mail parcel boxes is taking place in Northampton (17 parcel boxe… Continue Reading »

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The Cricket World Cup 2019 is celebrated by painting Royal Mail Postboxes in Blue

The Cricket World Cup 2019 is celebrated by painting Royal Mail Postboxes in Blue

The 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup is the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup.

This is an international cricket tournament contested by men's national teams fro… Continue Reading »

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Secure Letterboxes Don't Let Anything In!

Secure Letterboxes Don't Let Anything In!

A Royal Mail postbox has been occupied by a family of squatters in a quiet corner of Norfolk. Not unusual these days with a housing shortage one may suggest. However, it is unusual that a family… Continue Reading »

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Easter Springtime is a time for New Life, Giving, Sharing and Parcel Boxes

Easter Springtime is a time for New Life, Giving, Sharing and Parcel Boxes

In 2019 Easter falls on the weekend of Good Friday 19th April, Easter Sunday 21st April, to Easter Monday the 22nd April. Easter dates always change every year. In western Christianity, Easter S… Continue Reading »

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Parcel Boxes give the Stamp of Approval for Santa Gifts

Parcel Boxes give the Stamp of Approval for Santa Gifts

Royal Mail has revealed details of this year's Christmas stamps, which all feature postboxes.

Images for the six stamps were illustrated by Stroud-based artist Andrew Davidson. They all show… Continue Reading »

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The ‘Postman’ helps to deliver the Ryder Cup

The ‘Postman’ helps to deliver the Ryder Cup

On Sunday the 30th September Team Europe beat the team from the USA to win golf’s prestigious Ryder Cup at Le Golf National Golf course in Paris, France, 17 ½ to 10 ½.

The Ryder Cup is a bie… Continue Reading »

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Parcel Postboxes are on Trial in the Midlands

Parcel Postboxes are on Trial in the Midlands

Did you know the first ever UK Royal Mail post box was trialled in Jersey in 1852? They were then rolled out across the United Kingdom in 1853 by Anthony Trollope, the novelist and senior GPO (G… Continue Reading »

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A Secure Stamp of Approval, for Game of Thrones, is in the Post this Winter

A Secure Stamp of Approval, for Game of Thrones, is in the Post this Winter

The phenomenally successful TV series Game of Thrones is nearing its conclusion with the deadly threat of the White Walkers; creatures who dwell north of the Wall of Westeros.

Winter is comin… Continue Reading »

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Christmas Closure Dates

Christmas Closure Dates

PostBoxShop will be closed for Christmas from the 22nd December 2017 to 3 January 2018

All orders placed during this period will be delivered on the 4th January 2018, subject to stock avail… Continue Reading »

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Parcel boxes - the online order and delivery solution at Postbox Shop

Parcel boxes - the online order and delivery solution at Postbox Shop

The national newspaper, the Daily Express reported last week that:

“Britons have been warned to be wary about their…Christmas online purchases after research revealed that one in five UK cons… Continue Reading »

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Postbox Shop – Our Multiple Letterboxes are Smart and Seamless

Postbox Shop – Our Multiple Letterboxes are Smart and Seamless

Say YES to our CONTACTLESSS technology.

Most modern refurbishments or new projects for college or university accommodation need to provide not only an access control scheme, but also saf… Continue Reading »

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Postbox Shop has an ‘Eggs’citing, ‘Eggs’travagent and ‘Egg’cellent Parcel Box...just or you.

Postbox Shop has an ‘Eggs’citing, ‘Eggs’travagent and ‘Egg’cellent Parcel Box...just or you.

The custom of giving eggs at Easter celebrates new life. Christians remember that Jesus, after dying on the cross, rose from the dead. This miracle showed that life could win over death.

For … Continue Reading »

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Sending Easter Cards would be a Waste of Time without Postbox Shop

Sending Easter Cards would be a Waste of Time without Postbox Shop

Easter is the most important festival in the Christian church year, but what is Easter?

It begins with Good Friday. Christians are convinced by trust and acceptance that the Romans killed Je… Continue Reading »

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Unusual, Custom and Unique Postboxes at Postbox Shop

Unusual, Custom and Unique Postboxes at Postbox Shop

Just when I thought I had seen it all, I found out that there is an underwater postbox!

Yes, an actual custom letterbox below the sea or ocean, that you can post your mail that will be deliv… Continue Reading »

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Love is in the air (mail)…Love is in the post…at Postbox Shop

Love is in the air (mail)…Love is in the post…at Postbox Shop

Valentine ‘s Day is that time of the year when couples show their eternal and undying love for each other, by sending Valentines cards, flowers and chocolates...

However, Valentine’s Day is n… Continue Reading »

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Forgotten your Postbox or Parcel Box? Look No Further than Postbox Shop

Forgotten your Postbox or Parcel Box? Look No Further than Postbox Shop

The Chris Evans Breakfast Show’s ‘500 Words’ story-writing competition returned to Radio 2 for a fifth year in 2015...

‘500 WORDS’ asks children aged 13 and under up and down the UK to put p… Continue Reading »

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The History of Postboxes in the United Kingdom

The History of Postboxes in the United Kingdom

To understand how the traditional postbox came into being one needs to examine the development of the organisation as well...

The Victorians, to facilitate dramatic social and economic growt… Continue Reading »

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Reverend’s Rare Tradional Postbox in Worcestershire

Reverend’s Rare Tradional Postbox in Worcestershire

One can find a Royal Mail postbox within half a mile of approximately 98% of the UK population.

They are a familiar iconic piece of street furniture, that have been a part of our everyday li… Continue Reading »

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We are not going on holiday this summer.

We are not going on holiday this summer.

PostBox Shop is not taking time off over the summer, other manufacturers and distributors might be on holiday but we are not going anywhere! Our manufacturing and distribution time is not hinder… Continue Reading »

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Postbox gets Charles Darwin stamp of approval

Postbox gets Charles Darwin stamp of approval

Charles Robert Darwin (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory.

He established that all species of … Continue Reading »

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Parcel Boxes saving money with online shopping.

Parcel Boxes saving money with online shopping.

Parcel Box never miss a delivery again...
Increasing numbers of people are now shopping online in order to get the best discount on products they require. This journey involves browsing multipl… Continue Reading »

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Discover a Designer Letterbox for a sleek Modernist Look

Discover a Designer Letterbox for a sleek Modernist Look

One of the first things visitors see when they visit your home is your post box...

First Impressions are important, so why not upgrade your external letterbox to one with a cutting edge, Scan… Continue Reading »

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Buy a Unique Letterbox…custom painted with your favourite colour

Buy a Unique Letterbox…custom painted with your favourite colour

To commemorate British gold medal winners at the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics, postal companies including Royal Mail custom painted postboxes, a gold colour.

Each Olympic… Continue Reading »

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Postbox Restoration

Postbox Restoration

Britain’s oldest traditional post box in use gets a restoration


The traditional letter box in the Dorset village of Holwell in 1853 recently got restored back to its former glory. The red p… Continue Reading »

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