Slippery deliveries suspended

No post for four days for some.

The Royal Mail is stopping postmen from walking on icy pavements which have not been gritted.

A Royal Mail spokesman said, "Where delivery has not been possible previously, our people have been processing the mail to help us ensure we deliver it as quickly as possible."

Some residents have not received mail since Saturday, despite the gradual thawing of main roads and side streets in the past few days.


I found it VERY treacherous getting to and from the station the past few days. You think they'd do something about it to avoid lawsuits.

Well I had to brave it over icy pavements to get to work. Monday and Tue weren't actually that bad but yesterday was v slippery as was this morning. Today is the first day I have seen postmen delivering in my road.

Fair enough. Now, can I get out of going to work as it's too dangerous to get to the station?

Strange the amount of moaning going on about the state of the roads & pavements, yet no-one seems to own a shovel and been able to clear the snow & ice outside their own properties.

Seems nothing changes in a year!

Does anyone know where the grit bins are located in Surbiton, I hear there are some?

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