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Post office delivery office, Mablethorpe - geograph.org.uk - 1186977.jpg
A distribution centre or sorting office for letters and parcels. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: amenities
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may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: in use

A post depot or delivery office. A place where letters and parcels are collected and sorted prior to delivery.

These are primarily distribution centres and generally not open to the public except for a customer service desk, to collect mail which could not be delivered successfully or to drop mail off for delivery.

There may also be post boxes available outside the building.

This tag may also be used courier premises, for example on industrial estates.

How to map

Set a node or draw an area along the post depot outline or building. Add the tag amenity=post_depot and name=*.

Tags to use in combination

  • name=* - if it has a particular name.
  • operator=* - which company operates it.
  • ref=* - could be used if there is a identifying number of the post depot.

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