The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend

The Penny Post office will be closed on Thursday 2nd June & Friday 3rd June 2022 for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend.

Online Banking and the Penny Post App will be available 24/7 over the 4 day bank holiday weekend for members to check balances, request withdrawals or transfer funds between Penny Post accounts but transaction requests, membership and loan applications will not be processed until Monday morning.

Bank Holiday loans

If you are planning a home or garden project over the Bank Holiday weekend, remember a Penny Post loan could lend a hand.

For a loan decision, and funds if approved, before the 4 day bank holiday weekend, please ensure your completed loan application and all supporting documents are with the Penny Post team be end of day on Tuesday 31st May.

We will continue to accept and process applications after the 31st May, but cannot guarantee that if approved, funds will be available before the weekend.

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Central Weekend

On 6th February this year Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth.

To celebrate this unprecedented anniversary, events and initiatives culminate in this 4 day bank holiday weekend. Celebrations will include public events and community activities, as well as national moments of reflection on The Queen’s 70 years of service. Over 1,500 Platinum Jubilee beacons will also be lit throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories.

There will be many events and activities celebrating the Jubilee across the UK, Commonwealth and beyond with over 60k people having registered to host Big Jubilee Lunches! Other highlights include The Queen’s Birthday Parade, the Platinum Jubilee Pageant and the Platinum Party at the Palace.

Check out the Events Map on the government’s Platinum Jubilee website to find what’s on near you.

Enjoy your weekend, whatever the weather!