Royal mail priority post boxes

Royal Mail has 35,000 priority post boxes, these boxes have late collection times, with 98% of them having a collection time of after 16.00.

In many cases these priority post boxes will also have an earlier collection as well.

Of the 35,000 priority post boxes 15,000 of them also have a collection between 15.00 and 17.00 on both Saturday and Sunday.

These priority post boxes were introduced to help with the collection and onward delivery of Covid test kits, but as elections are also a priority mailing postal voters can make use of this enhanced collection service.