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Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Post Office


Your Post Office Local is open in the Village Stores, West End, OX10 0RY

Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.30 pm and Saturday 9.00 am to 1 pm. Sunday closed.

Tel. 01491 838137

The Last Collection by Royal Mail of Parcels and Letters at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Post Office each day is 11.05 am.

We have all the usual Post Office facilities available except Car Taxation, although we do keep car tax forms.

For full details of the services we provide do visit the Post Office Web site by clicking on the Post Office Logo above.

Among these services are:


On line cash facilities available for:



Royal Bank of Scotland

Nat West


The Co-operative Bank



Bank of Ireland

Clydesdale Bank


Northern Bank

The Post Office Card Account

Post Office Savings

Cheques and Cash may be paid into Lloyds, Barclays, Nat West, HSBC, Halifax, Santander, Co-Op, Bank of Ireland, Cahoot, Smile, Clydesdale Bank, Post Offices Savings Accounts, and Santander all on line .Please bring separate paying in slips for cheques.

Please do not get your cash from the Supermarkets or Petrol Stations come and use your local Post Office. Help make sure the Shop and Post Office are viable in Brightwell-cum-Sotwell.

Foreign Currency, Travellers Cheques and Travel Insurance

Euro are always available on demand and any other Currency or Travellers Cheques can be obtained within 24 hours. Any unused Currency and Travellers Cheques can be returned. Travel Insurance policies for UK, Europe or World Wide. Single or Multi Trip can be obtained over the counter at your local Post Office.

Travel Money Cards

Travel Money Cards can also be purchased at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Post Office for 8 different Currencies. The Cards can be used overseas just like a Credit Card or Debit Card, but without Fees. Do come for a leaflet before you next go abroad.

Phonecards for Overseas Travel

Phonecards for overseas travel are available at your local Post Office.

Post Office Credit Card

Also useful for overseas travel is the Post Office Credit Card, which again does not charge fees on overseas purchases. You can also purchase your travel currency on your Post Office Credit Card without Fees.

Payment of Bills

Do pay all your bills at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Post Office. Payment may be by Cash, Cheque of Debit Card.

Mail Facilities - Letters

Most UK letters are charged at 53p - for Half A4 size envelopes - up to 100gm for Second Class or 62p for First Class.

The next size up - the A4 size envelope - again up to 100 gm are charged at 73p for Second Class or 93p for First Class.

If you need something signed for the charge is 1.62 for Second Class or 1.72 for First Class.

For Airmail Europe the charge is 97p for the first weight band.

For Airmail Rest of the World the charge is also 97p for the first weight band.

However, the best service for UK is the guaranteed Special Delivery Next Day with a first compensation option of 500.00 The service costs 6.40 for the first weight of 100gm.

Mail Facilities - Parcels

There are two services: Royal Mail and Parcel Force. Please visit your Post Office for a full brief of the services offered. Leaflets are available.

For Your Letters and Parcels

We sell Post Office Branded Packaging and Envelopes for your Letters and Parcels. Come and see the selection on offer at very competitive pricing.

Pay as you Go Mobile Phones

Come and Top up your Mobile on Line. We are on line to all Mobile companies. You can have a voucher or use your own card. Top Ups start at 5.00.

Fishing Licenses

Annual Fishing Licences can be obtain at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Post Office for Adults, Children and OAP. A single month licence can be obtained.

Broadband and Landline Connections.

Try the Post Office for these facilities. If you already have a BT line you retain your old number and are just billed by the Post Office instead. No charge for paying by Cash, Cheque or Debit Card.

Post Office Financial Products.

Visit Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Post Office for leaflets on all the Post Office Financial Products including Reward Saver Accounts, Saver Accounts, Fixed and Variable Cash ISAs, Investment ISAs and Fixed Rate Growth Bonds. Mortgages, Loans, Credit Cards and Budget Cards are also available.

National Savings & Investments

National Savings & Investment Premium Bonds applications can be made at your local Post Office.

Post Office Insurance Products.

Before you renew your next policy do come for a leaflet for your Home, Car, Van, Motorcycle, Pet and Life Insurance Policies / Over 50s Policies and obtain a quote from the Post Office.

Payments from Government Departments

The most convenient way to obtain payments from Government Departments is to open a Post Office Card Account for your Retirement Pension, Benefit, or Tax Credit payments. The application forms are available from your local Post Office in Brightwell-cum-Sotwell.


MoneyGram is the safe and fast way to transfer cash world-wide. Service available at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Post Office. Leaflets available on request.

Postal Orders

For money transfer in UK, use Postal Orders. These are just like cheques and have to be cashed at a Post Office or paid into a Bank Account. They are printed with the payees name over the counter for any amount.

Post Office Stamp Presentation Packs

For those birthdays how about a Stamp Presentation Pack. Give the children some interest for the future. Get away from those computers and computer games. Mini Sheets also available.

Muti-store Gift Card

For those last minute birthday presents or anniversaries, One for All Gift Cards available for Argos, Boots, Look, Debenhams, Halfords, B&Q, Comet, River Island, Red Letter Days, Ernest Jones, Beverbrooks, Threshers, Adams, Currys, House of Fraser, JJB Sports, Top Shop, H Samuel, Bonmarche, PC World, Toys R Us, WH Smith.

Top Up your Gas and Electricity Keys.

Facilities are available to top up your Gas and Electricity Keys at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Post Office.

National Express Coach Tickets.

National Express Coach Tickets can also be purchased at your local Post Office for any destination.

Support for Post Office

Do come and support your Post Office and help us ensure we keep a viable Post Office in Brightwell-cum-Sotwell.

For details of all services available at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Post Office visit the National Post Office Web Site available by directly clicking on the Post Office Logo at the top of the page or by typing in on your search engine or clicking on this Web Address.

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