Queen Elizabeth II funeral bank holiday: Will Post Offices be open in Manchester on Monday 19 September?

Everything you need to know about Post Office opening hours in Manchester on the day of the Queen’s funeral.
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King Charles III has approved Monday 19 September as a bank holiday as Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral has now been confirmed for that date.

As the people of Manchester mourn Her Majesty’s death many shops and key services will have their opening hours adjusted.

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Although the day has officially been named a bank holiday, the traditional opening and closing times are likely to differ from what we’d traditionally see on such a day.

This includes local Post Offices in Manchester, as it has been confirmed Royal Mail will take special action across the country.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the Queen’s funeral.

Will Post Offices open on the day of the Queen’s funeral?

Post Office outlets in Manchester and across the country will close on the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.Post Office outlets in Manchester and across the country will close on the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.
Post Office outlets in Manchester and across the country will close on the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.

Post Office outlets in Manchester, as well as across the country, will all be closed on Monday 19 September out of respect for Her Majesty on the day of her funeral.

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Royal Mail services will also be suspended for the entirety of the day, so it is worth getting your letters and parcels sorted in advance.

What are the Post Office opening times on the weekend before the Queen’s funeral?

There are ten Post Offices dotted in and around Manchester city centre and the opening times vary for each on the weekend before the Queen’s funeral.

Post Office opening times differ for outlets dotted in and around Manchester city centre.Post Office opening times differ for outlets dotted in and around Manchester city centre.
Post Office opening times differ for outlets dotted in and around Manchester city centre.

Four of these are open on Sunday, whereas the other six will shut their doors. The full list of opening times can be found below.

Saturday 17 September

  • Arndale Centre: 08:00-20:00
  • Deansgate: 09:00-18:00
  • Great Ancoats Street: 09:00-20:00
  • Manchester: 09:00-17:30
  • Mosley Street: 09:00-19:00
  • Mount Street: 09:00-19:00
  • New Bailey Street: 08:00-14:00 & 14:30-22:00
  • Oxford Road: 09:00-16:00
  • Piccadilly Plaza: 08:00-17:00
  • Shudehill: 08:00-18:00

Sunday 18 September

  • Arndale Centre: 09:00-18:00
  • Deansgate: 09:00-17:00
  • Great Ancoats Street: 09:00-17:00
  • Manchester: Closed
  • Mosley Street: 10:00-18:00
  • Mount Street: 10:00-16:00
  • New Bailey Street: 09:00-14:00 & 14:30-22:00
  • Oxford Road: Closed
  • Piccadilly Plaza: Closed
  • Shudehill: Closed

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