Four post boxes, one located in each UK nation, have been made digitally active to mark Christmas 2020. Each box has a QR code linking to a special festive message from Santa. Royal Mail says it wanted to: “spread yuletide cheer” as well as remind people to send letters, cards and parcels early for Christmas.… Read More


To mark the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Royal Mail has created five special postboxes across the UK.  The postboxes are decorated in vibrant pink and purple and include graphics and encouraging messages to participating teams.  Letter Box Study Group members and friends were out and about photographing the boxes as soon as they were unveiled.… Read More


Chelsea Flower Show 3

To coincide with the return of the Chelsea Flower Show after two years due to the Covid pandemic Royal Mail has put together a display at the Hackett store on Sloane Street in London.  It features a letter being posted into a crown-topped postbox, all beautifully made from flowers.  It can be seen here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/61557710.… Read More


Dundee, City Square

To celebrate World Book Day’s 25th anniversary, Royal Mail has unveiled four special postboxes across the UK, celebrating authors and illustrators from all four UK nations. The postboxes have their own unique design, celebrating the work of the authors and illustrators featured on each postbox. The postboxes are adorned in lines from books by authors… Read More


Valentine's Post Box

Royal Mail has unveiled a ‘Valentine’s post box’ in the aptly named village of Lover in Wiltshire.  The romantically-designed post box has been adorned with a selection of hearts and will remain decorated until the end of February for lovers to visit and send their post from. The post box in Lover is an example… Read More


Five UK post boxes have been decorated to honour British authors and illustrators who’ve been using their work to help educate and entertain children during lockdown. The boxes – one of which is a parcel postbox – are in London, Cardiff, Sheffield, Belfast and Oban, close to places of significance to either the writers or… Read More