HC Deb 15 May 1934 vol 289 cc1624-5
63. Mr. LEWIS

asked the Postmaster-General why it is proposed to discontinue delivering telegrams from the Highgate High Street post office to residents in Highgate and to deliver these telegrams instead from a post office in Crouch End?


The alteration to which my hon. Friend refers is part of a general scheme for the re-organisation of telegraph delivery in London. Residents in Highgate will stand to gain generally by the change as their telegrams will in future be delivered by motor-cycle, printing will take the place of handwriting on the delivered forms, and there will be an acceleration of service in the area, as a whole.