14 new Coventry area Royal Mail parcel lockers opened in UK first - full list

The first Royal Mail lockers have launched. Postman OPG Ricardo Da Silva. May 1 2024.
The first Royal Mail lockers have launched. Postman OPG Ricardo Da Silva. May 1 2024. -Credit:© SWNS

Royal Mail parcel lockers have opened in and around Coventry in a UK first. The postal service has launched a new partnership with global parcel locker operator Quadient, which will sending and receiving parcels more convenient.

The move means Royal Mail customers will have access to parcel lockers for the first time. The first lockers have launched in the Coventry area, with further locations opening in the following months.

The first 14 Royal Mail lockers in the country launched this week in Coventry and the surrounding area and are available for customers to drop off items. The locations are below, and include Homebases, shops and a post office.

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  • Higham Post Office, 212 Higham Lane, Coventry

  • Nisa Jubilee Crescent, Westmede Centre, Coventry

  • Star News Premier, 83 Brownshill Green Road, Coventry

  • Homebase, Gallagher Retail Park, Coventry

  • Rontec, Hinckley Road, Coventry

  • One Stop Keresley, 196 Keresley Road, Coventry

  • Subramanian Santhakumar, 51 Sadler Road, Coventry

  • Nisa Jubilee Crescent, 82-86 Jubilee Crescent, Coventry

  • Homebase, Myton Road, Leamington Spa

  • Long Lawford News, 5-7 Holbrook Road, Long Lawford

  • Homebase, Technology Retail Park, Rugby

  • Nisa Locl, 256 Hillmorton Road, Rugby

  • The Shop, 1 Leigh Crescent, Warwick

Martin Seidenberg, Group Chief Executive, said: “Our expansion into lockers with 24/7 access will give our customers even greater choice of more than 21,000 locations to drop off parcels. We want to make it as convenient as possible for customers to send and return parcels, fitting it in around their daily routines with a range of options for different lifestyles.

“We are continually finding new ways to improve our services, including more online postage options through our website and app, 24/7 drop off at locations like our parcel postboxes, use of Collect+ stores and Post Offices, and collection from home through Royal Mail Parcel Collect.”

Lockers with Royal Mail printed on them, on a petrol station forecourt
The parcel lockers have arrived in Coventry for the first time -Credit:Royal Mail

Geoffrey Godet, Chief Executive Officer of Quadient, added: “We are honoured by Royal Mail’s trust in our solution, including our award-winning drop box locker, and our business model. We take pride in seeing how quickly our open locker network has grown since we first announced it in the summer of 2022. The strategic partnerships in place are a testament to the success of our agnostic approach, addressing the needs of UK carriers and consumers as we serve one of the largest e-commerce markets in the world.

"Now partnering with the market leader for parcel delivery, we are more confident than ever that customer adoption and usage of our lockers will continue to accelerate, as more locations are installed, and more services are enabled.”

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