1st Class & 2nd Class

An easy to use and reliable economy service for safe delivery of your parcels.

Key benefits
  • 1st Class aims to deliver the next working day, including Saturday
  • 2nd Class aims to deliver your parcel in 2-3 working days
  • Prices start at £3.20 with 1st Class or £2.80 with 2nd Class when sending a parcel

You can also:

  • Send parcels weighing up to 20kg
  • Receive compensation of up to £20
  • Get a free certificate of postage – just ask at the counter

Size and weight limits

1st Class & 2nd Class Prices

1st Class & 2nd Class prices

Parcels bigger than 61cmx46cmx46cm or over 20kg can be sent using Parcelforce Worldwide.

Find out more about parcel services or learn more about sending 1st Class Letters.

Want added reassurance with confirmation of delivery?

Choose Royal Mail Signed For® 1st Class for confirmation of delivery including signature.

What if my item gets lost or damaged?

1st Class and 2nd Class have excellent quality of service, but for the rare occasions that something goes wrong, 1st Class and 2nd Class include compensation up to £20.

To make a claim, fill in a P58 form – you can pick this up from your local Post Office. Claims are normally processed within two to four weeks. If your claim relates to damage, you may be asked to provide evidence of posting and value. Learn more by visiting the Royal Mail Help and Support pages.

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0115 962 1233

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Our Address

155 Woodthorpe Drive
NG3 5Jl

Our Opening Times

Mon 09.00 – 17.30
Tue 09.00 – 17.30
Wed 09.00 – 17.30
Thu 09.00 – 17.30
Fri 09.00 – 17.30
Sat 09.00 – 15.00

Helpful Guides

Make sure your post gets from A to B with our handy guides.

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