Chelthenham's Rare Penfold Post Boxes

“How often do you give a second thought about the pillar box you use when you go to post a letter? People putting mail in one of a handful of old letter boxes in Cheltenham may not be aware of their historical significance. The town is home to eight “rare” original Victorian… Click here for… Read More


Our Chairman took a film crew from the predominant Chinese state television broadcaster into a typical British city centre to talk about the how the British love their red letter boxes. “There’s a massive campaign quite often if there’s any suggestion of removing a letter box…” Watch the broadcast… Read More


BBC

We provided the BBC’s flagship magazine programme (average daily viewers: 5 million) with a package of research, pictures, information and background material for a piece about the trials and tribulations of the first Queen Elizabeth II letter boxes in Scotland.… Read More


Royal Mail

“The Letter Box Study Group has for many years recorded details of British and overseas letter boxes and publishes a very well produced Newsletter as well as other publications and postcards. The current winter newsletter reflects the vitality of this Group…” Click here for the full article.… Read More


“Yet it is still something of a mystery. Now, to mark the anniversary – and in pursuit of its mission to map and measure Britain’s red breasted beauties – The Letter Box Study Group (for it is they) wants to gather stats and stories about the Liverpool Specials: the wheres, whens, whys and whos.” read more… Read More