Next Saturday, there will be a replica horse-drawn mail coach running between Southwark’s George Inn to Guildhall Yard in the centre of the City.

There, it will be joined by a host of vintage Royal Mail vehicles including vans, motorbikes and a carriage from the Mail Rail network.

There will also be a walking tour that takes in the sites of the first postal buildings in London as well as Postman’s Park.

The mail coach departs The George Inn, Borough High Street at around 11am and is expected to arrive at Guildhall Yard around midday (on display until 2pm).

The whole thing is part of the Royal Mail’s 500th anniversary events.


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