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Royal Mail is to invest £130m in new parcel delivery tracking technology over the next five years, in partnership with BT Global Services.
03-Nov-2014

Royal Mail is to relocate a mail processing centre from Portsmouth to Southampton, casting doubt on the future of 360 jobs.
07-Jul-2014

Royal Mail is to create up to 150 jobs at its new Parcelforce Worldwide distribution centre in Chorley over the next three years.
16-Jun-2014

Royal Mail is to relocate its Dorcan and Hawksworth delivery offices in Swindon to a new site on Wheatstone Road by July.
28-Apr-2014

Royal Mail is to shed up to 1,600 management jobs, but 300 new roles will be created.
25-Mar-2014

Royal Mail is planning to close the business mail operation at its Hatfield distribution centre, casting doubt on the future of up to 135 jobs.
14-Jan-2014

Royal Mail is to relocate a delivery office from East Croydon to the Wandle Park Trading Estate in Waddon by spring 2014.
30-Dec-2013

Royal Mail is to close its South Bank delivery office in Middlesbrough, with the loss of up to 35 jobs.
18-Nov-2013

Royal Mail has acquired a 155,000 sq ft warehouse at the Cross Green Industrial Estate in Leeds on a short term lease.
04-Nov-2013

Royal Mail is to create up to 200 jobs at its new 100,000 sq ft Parcelforce depot at Beckton in London over the next three years.
26-Sep-2013

Royal Mail is to expand the 72-strong workforce at its Parcelforce depot in Chester-le-Street with 90 new jobs over the next three years.
26-Sep-2013

Royal Mail is considering plans to shed up to 160 of the 372 jobs at its mail processing centre in Gloucester in 2014, and most of the work will transfer to Bristol.
19-Aug-2013

Royal Mail is considering plans to close its mail processing centre in Portsmouth by 2015, casting doubt on the future of about 350 jobs.
12-Aug-2013

Royal Mail is to set up a 111,000 sq ft distribution centre at Beckton in East London.
29-May-2013

Royal Mail is planning to redevelop its delivery office in Croydon with flats and shops, and up to 300 staff will relocate to a new site at Wandle Park.
13-May-2013

Royal Mail is setting up an 87,000 sq ft parcel delivery warehouse at Prologis Park in Coventry.
25-Apr-2013

Royal Mail has won permission to set up a new Parcelforce depot in Rotherham, with the creation of 170 jobs.
07-Mar-2013

Royal Mail is to set up a 17,500 sq ft unit at Tomlinson Point in Leyland.
27-Feb-2013

Royal Mail is to relocate a Parcelforce parcels delivery depot from Leyland to a new 97,000 sq ft unit at Walton Summit.
06-Dec-2012

Royal Mail is to close sorting offices in Cambridge, Gloucester and Shrewsbury in 2014, with the redeployment of up to 800 staff.
12-Nov-2012

Royal Mail is to invest £75m in the expansion of its parcels business over the next four years, including new depots in Chorley, Cornwall and Hampshire and the creation of 1,000 jobs.
30-Oct-2012

Royal Mail is to close its mail processing centre in Shrewsbury, with the loss of up to 240 jobs.
10-Sep-2012

Royal Mail is planning to set up a new delivery office at its Valley Road site in Bradford, with the relocation of 180 jobs from other sites.
04-Jul-2012

Royal Mail is seeking permission to build a 300,000 sq ft Parcelforce distribution centre at Revolution Park near Leyland, with the creation of up to 400 jobs.
11-Apr-2012

Royal Mail is considering plans to close its Clifton Road sorting office in Cambridge within two years, with the loss of up to 200 jobs.
23-Feb-2012

Royal Mail is closing its iRed document management subsidiary, casting doubt on the future of 36 jobs.
14-Nov-2011

Royal Mail is investing £15m in nine new parcel sorting hubs in Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Nuneaton, Peterborough, Swansea, Swindon and Watford for the Christmas period.
07-Nov-2011

Royal Mail is to close its delivery office in Droitwich Spa, and the 40 staff will be offered relocation to Worcester.
10-Oct-2011

Royal Mail has confirmed plans to close its sorting office in Derby in 2014, with the loss of 89 jobs and the transfer of 107 jobs to Nottingham.
06-Oct-2011

Royal Mail is to shed an unspecified number of delivery office managers, as part of an ongoing cost-cutting programme.
20-Jun-2011

Royal Mail is considering plans to close its main sorting offices in Leicester, Derby and Worcester, in order to consolidate the work in Birmingham, Northampton, Nottingham and Wolverhampton.
25-May-2011

Royal Mail is to close two London mail centres in Nine Elms Lane and Bromley-by-Bow with the loss of 750 jobs, and expects to close half of its 64 centres nationwide by 2016.
22-Mar-2011

Royal Mail is to close its delivery office in Bromyard in March and relocate 16 jobs to Hereford and Worcester.
14-Feb-2011

Royal Mail is setting up a temporary 103,000 sq ft warehouse at the Stakehill Industrial Estate near Manchester, to cope with the workload for the 2011 census.
16-Dec-2010

Royal Mail is to set up a new sorting office at Maxted Road in Hemel Hempstead from next summer, but 300 jobs will be lost with the closure of sites in Watford and Stevenage.
06-Dec-2010

Royal Mail is to close four sorting centre in Canterbury, Dartford, Tonbridge and Maidstone, with the loss of up to 400 jobs, in order to transfer the work to a new site in Rochester in 2012.
06-Dec-2010

Royal Mail is planning to close delivery offices in Welwyn Garden City, Hitchin, Berkhamstead and Kings Langley, with services being transferred to Stevenage.
27-Sep-2010

Royal Mail is planning to close its sorting office in York with the loss of up to 168 jobs, in order to transfer the work to Leeds.
08-Sep-2010

Royal Mail is to close its sorting office in Newport, Shropshire, in January and transfer the 28 staff to Telford.
31-Aug-2010

Royal Mail is planning to close its main sorting office in Doncaster and transfer the work to Sheffield in 2012, casting doubt on the future of 400 jobs.
10-Jun-2010

Royal Mail is planning to transfer processing work from Teesside to an extended Tyneside Mail Centre in Gateshead, casting doubt on the future of up to 170 jobs.
07-Jun-2010

Royal Mail has won permission to build a new sorting depot at Orchard Retail Park in Coventry, which will employ 250 staff.
23-Nov-2009

Royal Mail has confirmed plans to close its Leek Road sorting office in Stoke-on-Trent in July with the loss of up to 100 jobs, in order to transfer the work to Wolverhampton.
08-Apr-2009

Royal Mail has agreed a deal with ProLogis and Aviva Investors to build a new 200,000 sq ft distribution centre and mail hub at Swan Valley in Northampton.
26-Feb-2009

Royal Mail has announced that the Blue Ribbon development and the Orchard Retail Park have been selected as the sites for two new postal depots to be built in Coventry.
26-Jan-2009

Royal Mail is to relocate its London headquarters and 170 staff from Old Street to a 30,000 sq ft office at Unilever House in Blackfriars, and the Old Street site will become the headquarters for its Post Office subsidiary.
21-Jan-2009

Royal Mail has confirmed plans to close its mail centre in Bletchley with the loss of up to 600 jobs, in order to transfer the work to an enlarged centre in Northampton in 2010.
21-Nov-2008

Royal Mail is to close sorting offices in Stockport, Bolton and Oldham over the next two years, as part of a plan to develop a new regional distribution centre in Warrington and four delivery offices in Manchester and Liverpool.
11-Sep-2008

Royal Mail is to close its Copperas Hill sorting centre in Liverpool and transfer the work to Warrington by next year, affecting up to 800 jobs.
06-Aug-2008

Royal Mail is to set up a distribution centre on a 12-acre site in West Thurrock, including a 220,000 sq ft refurbished building and lorry park.
22-Jul-2008

Royal Mail is to invest up to £70m in a new mail sorting and distribution centre at the Swan Valley Industrial Estate in Northampton by 2010, but the Bishop Street site in Coventry will close with the loss of about 500 jobs.
09-Jul-2008

Royal Mail has confirmed plans to close its Caversham Road sorting office in Reading by June 2009, with the loss of 400 jobs.
20-May-2008

Royal Mail is to close its delivery office at Leek Road in Stoke-on-Trent, in order to transfer up to 250 jobs to other sites.
06-Mar-2008

Royal Mail has appointed Lambert Smith Hampton to find a suitable site in Northamptonshire for a 200,000 sq ft parcel delivery warehouse.
22-Jan-2008

Royal Mail has warned unions that up to 48,000 of the 160,000 jobs in its letters division could be cut over the next five years, due to increased automation.
05-Apr-2007

Royal Mail is to close its customer service centre in Colchester in March 2007 with the loss of 97 jobs, as part of a strategy to consolidate the work into six national centres.
22-Nov-2006

Royal Mail is to set up a 12,000 sq ft sorting office at Trinity Park in Bootle.
30-Oct-2006

Royal Mail is seeking permission for the £20m expansion of its mail depot at Dorcan in Swindon, which would involve the transfer of operations from Reading and Gloucester in 2008.
28-Sep-2006

Royal Mail is planning to close the Bishop Street mail sorting centre in Coventry and transfer the work to Northampton, but no redundancies are expected among the 500 staff.
28-Sep-2006

Royal Mail is in negotiations with Fedex and UPS about the possibility of forming a strategic alliance to expand its General Logistics Systems business across continental Europe.
22-May-2006

Royal Mail is planning to relocate its Parcelforce Worldwide depot and 125 staff from Southampton docks to Fareham, and a further 100 Royal Mail staff will relocate to Marchwood and Twyford.
21-Mar-2006

Royal Mail is looking to shed 40 of the 2,000 jobs at its nine contact centres, and is seeking volunteers for redundancy.
31-Jan-2006

Royal Mail is launching a telephone directory enquiries service through its Post Office division, using call centres in Birmingham and Glasgow.
30-Jan-2006

Royal Mail and Royal TPG Post are to sell Postal Preference Service, the direct marketing company, to Interactive Prospect Targeting Holdings for £4.3m.
23-Aug-2005

Royal Mail is said to be planning to close or sell off about 250 of its main Crown post offices, reducing the network to less than 400.
01-Nov-2004

Royal Mail is to recruit more than 170 delivery and sorting workers to improve its services across the north-east.
21-Oct-2004

Royal Mail is planning to close the Lime Walk sorting office in Oxford, and the 60 staff will relocate to the Sandy Lane site.
21-Sep-2004

Royal Mail is planning to build a multi-million pound postal centre in Northampton by 2006.
01-Sep-2004

Royal Mail is looking to sell about 50 of its large High Street branches to convenience store groups as part of a cost reduction programme, but smaller Post Office franchises could be offered at some of the sites.
31-Aug-2004

Royal Mail has agreed a deal to give Dutch-owned TPG Post access to its delivery network, which will involve the use of TPG's existing TNT infrastructure to carry business mail to 73 mail centres.
08-Apr-2004

Royal Mail has announced plans to close 29 post offices in south Birmingham, as part of a nationwide plan to close 3,000 out its 9,000 urban sites.
26-Feb-2004

Royal Mail has announced plans to shed 3,000 management jobs over the next few months, affecting departments such as sales and marketing, personnel and finance.
15-Dec-2003

Royal Mail is to close its sorting depot at Stafford train station and relocate the 21 staff to other sites.
27-Nov-2003

Royal Mail is to launch a range of banking services in partnership with Bank of Ireland, which will involve a £125m investment in its post offices and computer systems.
08-Oct-2003

Royal Mail is to stop transporting post by rail following a collapse in negotiations with English Welsh & Scottish Railway, which will involve the cancellation of 49 trains and an uncertain future for 500 jobs.
06-Jun-2003

Royal Mail has confirmed plans to sell off its Mail Rail underground miniature railway in London, and is in discussions with a number of organisations about possible options.
27-May-2003

Royal Mail is launching a recruitment drive to find 350 employees for a new £40m distribution centre due to open in Crick in September, and a further 300 will join later.
16-May-2003

Royal Mail is to switch the transport of most first-class post from rail to road, using its fleet of 40,000 vehicles.
06-Dec-2002

Royal Mail is considering plans to close Mail Rail, the underground rail network that links mail centres in London, and wants to hear suggestions from business and heritage groups about what to do with the track.
11-Nov-2002

Royal Mail has announced plans to set up a £40m transport hub for up to 600 staff at the Drift Logistics Park in Daventry by next August, and existing sites in Wednesbury, Nottingham and Northampton will close.
30-Oct-2002

The Royal Mail is to create a further 150 jobs at its St Rollox mail centre in Glasgow.
13-Apr-2001

Royal Mail has submitted plans to build a third new sorting office in Gloucester, as part of a £7m investment in the city.
20-Oct-2000

Royal Mail is to invest £3m in new buildings and equipment to improve its delivery services in the Bolton area.
24-Mar-2000

Royal Mail is to close its international mail centre in Sutton Coldfield, along with others in London and Glasgow, to make way for a new £150m centre close to Heathrow Airport.
24-Feb-2000

Royal Mail is creating 120 jobs at a new £40m sorting office at Mallusk in County Antrim.
11-Feb-2000

Royal Mail is planning to revamp the postal delivery system in Gloucester at a cost of £5m, which is expected to involve the creation of three new delivery centres and the modernisation of the sorting office.
31-Dec-1999

Royal Mail is to set up a new sorting office at Stone Business Park in Staffordshire, having outgrown its existing site in Stone's Station Road.
07-Dec-1999

Royal Mail is considering plans to relocate its Newcastle-under-Lyme sorting office to an out-of-town location at the former Eternit Clay Tiles in Knutton.
01-Oct-1999

Royal Mail has awarded a £130m contract to Lockheed Martin of the US for the supply of systems that will enable it to automate the processing of machine-printed and hand-written addresses on letters and parcels.
24-Jun-1999

Royal Mail is to build a £1.5m sorting and delivery office in Dewsbury by the autumn, and 110 staff will be relocated from existing sites.
12-May-1999

Royal Mail is planning major changes to its London operations, which could involve 2,000 job losses at its Mount Pleasant sorting office and a new site being set up near Slough.
16-Apr-1999

Royal Mail has launched a secure e-mail system called ViaCode that will initially be offered to business users.
17-Mar-1999

The Post Office is planning to build a £20m Royal Mail distribution centre in Belfast, and the preferred bidder will be named in March.
28-Jan-1999

The Royal Mail is planning a £4m delivery office in Sunderland, which will create 30 jobs.
17-Sep-1998