Send or receive post


Sending mail

Stamps can be bought from a Post Office, the Union Shop and most newsagents and supermarkets. Royal Mail make collections from (red) post boxes and deliveries to your address every day except Sunday.

There is a post box outside the Windsor Building. If you have larger items you will need to go to the Post Office in Egham High Street, near Tesco.

Further information is available on the Royal Mail Website

Receiving mail

If you live in Halls you can have your post delivered to the College. Use the address of your room and the College address, post will be delivered and redirected to the post point for your Hall.

  • Make sure mail is addressed with your full name as shown on your student card followed by Hall of Residence and Room Number, followed by Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX
  • Mail is delivered Monday to Friday.
  • Letters are placed in pigeon holes under your surname.

Your post points are:

  • Founder’s: East ground floor outside FE48
  • Gowar & Wedderburn: by the launderette in Gowar.
  • Butler, Williamson & Tuke: by the launderette in Tuke.
  • Reid: outside Hub Post Room.
  • Runnymede: outside the Housekeeping office in V Block.
  • Kingswood: to the right of the main doors.
  • Highfield: Highfield Common Room.
  • Penrose, Beeches & Chestnuts: delivered directly via Royal Mail but please also check pigeon holes at Highfield Common Room.

Students should also regularly check their department mailbox for mail.

Parcels and ‘signed for’ items

If you have been sent a parcel or an item to be signed for, you will receive a note in your pigeon hole.

  • Founder’s Residents: Come to the post room between 11.00am and 3.00pm Mondays to Fridays with your College card to collect your item.
  • Wedderburn, Gowar, Tuke, Williamson, Butler, Runnymede & Reid: Come to the Hub post room between 10.0am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm Mondays to Fridays with your College card.
  • Penrose and Highfield: Contact Customer Service Reception at Highfield.
  • Kingswood: Contact Customer Service Reception in Kingswood.


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