A post office will close while it undergoes refurbishment.

Witham Post Office, based at McColl's, in Newland Street, Witham, will shut from 5.30pm next Thursday to allow improvement works to be carried out.

The shop will be unaffected.

It will reopen at 1pm on March 17.

Following the refurb, opening hours will increase by 62 hours per week, with services available seven days a week.