Date: Thursday 2nd February 2023
Following a procurement process, Isle of Man Post Office (IOMPO) is pleased to announce it has appointed a new provider of postal services for Kirk Michael.
From Thursday 2nd March 2023, Ellan Vannin Fuels (EVF) located on Main Road in the village will be providing counter services as well as a parcel collection service. Initially the opening hours will be 10:00-16:00hrs Mon-Fri and 1000-1200hrs Saturday while training is undertaken, and from week commencing 13th March, 09:00-17:30hrs Mon-Fri and 09:00-12:30hrs on Saturday, with parcel collection services available at all times when EVF’s main facilities are open.
Stu Peters MHK, Chairman of Isle of Man Post Office, said: “We are delighted to welcome EVF as the new provider in Kirk Michael and hope the residents will welcome the return of a postal counter, as well a parcel collection service, to the village. The location offers extended opening hours, improved parking facilities and good levels of accessibility. We would like to thank our customers for their patience and understanding while the procurement exercise was undertaken.”
IOMPO would also like to express its sincere thanks to Ballaugh Post Office, who during the break in service, have operated extended opening hours for customers who previously accessed postal services in Kirk Michael. These extended hours will cease from 31st March 2023.
Any MiCard customers who switched collection of their benefits and pensions to an alternative Post Office during the interim period, can now if they wish choose to collect from EVF in Kirk Michael. Any MiCard customers wishing to change should contact the Social Security Division on 685176.