Parcel Sending Service


Parcel Sending Service for local customers

If you ever have the need to send parcels nationally, we can help!

We have accounts with UKMail and DPD and send lots of parcels through them on a daily basis. We enjoy preferential rates which you can experience too.

The standard rate we charge is £11 including vat, which is for single parcels up to 30kg in weight. The item or items must be well wrapped and protected for transport (for a small charge we may be able to wrap your item for you).

Delivery is normally 1-2 working days from when you drop the parcel off to us, weekend deliveries are available but cost substantially more. Deliveries are made weekdays between 8.30 and 17.30. If the recipient is not in, a calling card will be left with the local depots number on it so re-delivery can be made.

The £11 service covers deliveries to Mainland UK, with the exception of the areas below which have a higher charge.

AB31-AB38, AB40-AB45, AB51-AB56, FK19-FK21, HS1-HS9, IV1-IV28, IV30-IV32, IV36, IV40-IV49, IV51-IV56, KA27-KA28, KW1-KW17, PA20-PA49, PA60-PA78, PA80-PA88, PH1, PH5-PH26, PH30-PH44, ZE1-ZE3, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Wight.


How it works


Step 1

Wrap up your parcel thoroughly, label it with the recipients address and bring it to us at:

Office Needs, 3 The Studio, Harpers Hill, Nayland, Colchester, CO6 4NT

Between the hours of 8.30 and 17.30, Monday to Friday


Step 2

We will take payment of £11, an email address or a mobile number. We then process your parcel into the DPD or UKMail network. You will receive updates on the delivery, including a 1 hour time slot for delivery which is emailed or sent by text on the morning of the delivery. You can then inform the recipient of the delivery time if you wish


Step 3

Your parcel will be delivered, normally on 1-2 working days to the destination specified.


All Parcels are insured against loss or damage in transit up to £100, extra insurance can be provided for a small extra charge

If you have any queries please call us on 01206 262272 for further details.





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