A St Albans post office will be revamped and opening hours are to be extended.

The Post Office is modernising The Camp Post Office, into an open-plan branch with longer opening hours for customers.

Services will be offered from a till at the shop counter alongside retail transactions throughout shop opening hours, instead of from a separate screened counter.

Opening hours will be increased to 81 hours a week as the new branch will be open Monday to Saturday between 6am and 6.30pm and Sunday from 7.30am to 1pm.

The Camp Post Office will close for refurbishment on Monday, July 14, at 5.30pm however the retail store will remain open during this time.

The new look branch is scheduled to open on Thursday, July 17 at 1pm.

The nearest alternative Post Offices are:

• St Peters Street Post Office in St Peters Street, St Albans
• Fleetville Post Office, Hatfield Road, St Albans