Post Office bosses have apologised for the closure of Horninglow Post Office 'for operational reasons' - more than a week after customers were promised it would re-open.
The postal outlet, which shares its premises with pharmacy Dean and Smedley in Horninglow Road closed its doors earlier this month, while operational work is carried out. The Post Office has not confirmed what work is underway in the store, while Dean and Smedley has remained open during the closure.
The post office, which launched in 2005, was supposed to re-open on Monday, August 14, but residents say signs announcing it will re-open are still on display a week later.
The post office was closed briefly last year, when the store was refurbished to offer more services, such as bill payments, car tax, banking, benefits and travel money. The refurbishment also saw the post office open an extra 13 hours a week.
A Post Office spokesman said: "The Post Office apologises to customers for any inconvenience caused by the temporary closure of Horninglow Post Office. This is due to operational reasons. We would like to reassure the public that we are working hard to restore services as soon as possible. In the meantime, Post Office services may be accessed from any local branch."
Meanwhile, a new post office will open in Burton town centre this week, opening for business seven days a week. The Post Office announced plans to open a 'local' service at the Ryman store in Station Street.
Services at the new store will launch at 1pm tomorrow, Thursday, August 24.