Category Archives: Mailboxes

The Privatisation of Royal Mail – Britain’s Iconic Postboxes could be threatened by sell-off

Britain’s iconic post boxes could be threatened after the Royal Mail is privatised, critics have warned. The postal giant, under state control, has largely maintained the number of boxes across the country at around 115,500. But opponents of the sell-off … Continue reading

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Post Boxes stolen for scrap metal

Five Royal Mail Postboxes have been stolen from towns and villages in Staffordshire by suspected scrap metal thieves. The cast-iron boxes on posts were taken over the past two weeks, according to Staffordshire Police. PC Hayley Eaton said: “They’re being … Continue reading

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The British Public exchange thousands of text messages with Lamp Post and Mail Boxes

More than 25,000 text messages, fired at lamp posts, graffiti, chewing gum, post boxes and other supposedly mute correspondents, have been sent by the public to objects in Bristol.             Residents and visitors to the … Continue reading

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Letter Box appears in the middle of Thames

  The Bright Red Letter Box frontage appeared about a metre above water level on a parapet of the bridge, which crosses the river. Villagers of Sonning-on-Thames, including Uri Geller, have been left puzzled as to how people could post … Continue reading

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100 Year Old Mailbox Removed from Town

A nearly 100-year-old mailbox was removed from the sidewalk in front of the Yankee Pedlar Inn, upsetting the inn’s owner, who says it’s unclear who the box actually belongs to. The blue and red, pedestal mailbox that stood in front … Continue reading

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The Latest Deals on our Sites

We understand more than most that times are not easy, people being made redundant, can’t find a job or there just generally isn’t a lot of money about. At The Little Safe Company we aim to find our customers the … Continue reading

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A Great Purple Post Box for Liverpool

At800 has come to Liverpool with a Giant Purple Postbox. The purpose is to launch the UK’s first postbox for Tweeting. At800, the organisation responsible for ensuring viewers can still watch Freeview when new mobile signals go live, is launching … Continue reading

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Residents are baffled as town’s Post boxes are found sealed

Nine Postboxes in Byfleet were mysteriously sealed up for more than a week leaving residents and local businesses baffled           A missing set of keys led to nine postboxes in Byfleet being sealed off and cleared … Continue reading

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Post Boxes in Jersey to be Surveyed

More than 180 post boxes in Jersey are to be surveyed to find out which ones have significant heritage value. It follows a decision by Jersey Post to decommission a number of the less well-used post boxes as part of … Continue reading

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Iconic Post Boxes go missing in action

More than 80 Post Boxes have been lost across the Black Country and surrounding areas during the last five years, according to the latest figures just released. The Pleck and Bentley areas of Walsall were the worst affected, with more … Continue reading

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