Fifty-six post office branches are to close across Kent with the first ones winding up in the New Year.
Kent will lose 56 post office branches under the plans
The announcement by Post Office Ltd follows public consultation under which 58 branches were earmarked for closure.
Two branches, in Ramsgate and Hawkhurst, won a reprieve because of issues including transport and access.
But two more branches were added to the list for closure, with consultation starting on Tuesday. They are Lane End in Dartford and Goodnestone.
A statement from the Post Office said the two were added to meet set criteria, and ensure the network could be supported by available government funding.
It added that improvements would be made to 18 branches in the county, to improve accessibility for people with disabilities, and to provide additional counters, as a result of the six-week consultation.
Consultation 'too short'
But Kent County Council leader Paul Carter said the consultation was "a farce".
He said the process was "too short, it was further reduced by postal strikes and they then gave themselves just three weeks to review and evaluate the information".
Kent was one of the first areas of the country to see a six-week consultation get under way in October, alongside East Yorks and the East Midlands.
The government has said cuts were needed because the network loses £4m weekly.
Four million fewer people were using post offices each week than two years ago and losses had risen from £2 million a week in 2005 to £4 million a week last year, it added.
The 56 branches now facing closure are:
Approach Road, 63 Approach Road, MargateBellevue Road, 13 Bellevue Road, RamsgateBenenden Chest Hospital, CranbrookBidborough, 14 Bidborough Ridge, Tunbridge Wells Bingham Road, 185 Frindsbury Road, RochesterBrompton, 25 High Street, Brompton, GillinghamByron Road, 34 Byron Road, GillinghamCanterbury Road, 14-16 Canterbury Road, WhitstableCapel Le Ferne, Capel Le Ferne Village HallChalkwell, 69 London Road, SittingbourneDane Road, 55 Upper Dane Road, MargateDenton, 4 East Milton Road, GravesendDuke Of York's School, Guston, DoverEast Street, 85-89 East Street, SittingbourneEnbrook Valley, 99 Enbrook Valley, Eynsford, FolkestoneEynsford, The Old Forge Tea Rooms, Riverside, DartfordFarningham, 3 High Street, Farningham, DartfordGills Green, Station Garage, HawkhurstGrange Road, 34 Grange Road, RamsgateGreat Mongeham, Mongeham Farm, DealHardy Street, 84-86 Hardy Street, MaidstoneHectorage Road, 82 Goldsmid Road, TonbridgeHigh Street, 3 High Street, Herne BayHigh Street, 13 High Street, SevenoaksHythe Road, 79 Hythe Road, AshfordLangton Green, Langton Road, Tunbridge WellsLittlestone, 4 Warren Road, New RomneyLongfield Hill, Main Road, Longfield Hill, DartfordMead Road, 11 Mead Road, DartfordMinnis Road, 137 Minnis Road, BirchingtonNew Bridge, 15 Bench Street, DoverNorthgate, 65 Northgate, CanterburyOaten Hill, 3-4 Oaten Hill, CanterburyRodmersham Green, 1 St Patricks Row, SittingbourneSaltwood, The Fountain Stores, Saltwood, HytheSeabrook Road, 246 Seabrook Road, HytheSeal, 23-25 High Street, Seal, SevenoaksShipbourne Road, 55 Shipbourne Road, TonbridgeShorncliffe, 2 Royal Military Avenue, FolkestoneSole Street, The Little Shoppe, Sole Street, GravesendSouth Ashford, 108 Beaver Road, AshfordSouth End, 115 High Street, EdenbridgeSouth Park, 192 Loose Road, MaidstoneSouth Willesborough, 62 Gladstone Road, AshfordSt Botolphs, 2 Station Parade, SevenoaksSt Dunstans, 21-23 Whitstable Road, CanterburySt Johns Road, 57 St Johns Road, Tunbridge WellsStation Road, 129 Station Road, GillinghamStation Road, Station Road, TonbridgeTemple Hill, 11 Temple Hill Square, DartfordTower Hamlets, 14 West Street, DoverUpper Deal, 311 London Road, DealWestbrook, 101 Canterbury Road, MargateWilmington, 221 High Road, DartfordWoodnesborough, The Street, WoodnesboroughWrotham Road, 46 Wrotham Road, Gravesend
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