A St Albans delivery office will be one of many Royal Mail depots that will be open on Sundays.

The Ashleyknoll Road office will be open between noon and 4pm from Sunday in an initiative designed to make it easier for online shoppers not at home during weekdays to collect their parcels.

This new scheme will extend the opening hours of about 100 delivery offices with the highest parcels volumes across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to seven days a week.