We are your local village store and Post Office
We are your local village store and Post Office

Our team

Ridgewood Post Office consists of a team of competent, committed and experienced employees. Allow us to introduce them to you on this page.

Jon and Sue Gothard

Jon and Sue have been the proprietors of Ridgewood Post Office since August 1986


Jon came from an engineering background and Sue from an office environment.  


Neither had any experience of running a business but rose to the challenge and continue to ensure the viability of the business.  Sue runs the Outreach Post Office in High Hurstwood Village Hall on a Tuesday afternoon from 2.00pm to 4.00pm while Jon runs the Outreaches at the Laughing Fish in Isfield on a Thursday morning from 10.00am to 12.00 mid-day, and Danehill Social Club on Friday afternoons from 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Karen Varney

Karen started at the Post Office in September 2006.  She had previously worked at the Uckfield Branch of Tesco's.


She works on a Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.  She helps to run the Outreach Post Office at The Laughing Fish Pub in Isfield which is open from 10.00am to 12.00 mid-day. Karen runs another Outreach on a Friday morning at Chelwood Gate Village Hall from 10.00am to mid-day.

Jenny Swain

Jenny has worked in the retail sector for most of her working life, starting out at British Home Stores in Tunbridge Wells and then Habitat.


She then worked for Post Office Limited initially as a counter clerk, moving on to training Postmasters and finally managing a number of branches.


After taking time out to raise her family Jenny has had a number of jobs which included working in Holly Gap Farm Shop before joining us at the Post Office.  

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Find us

Ridgewood Post Office

Lewes Road


TN22 5SL


Tel:01825 76382501825 763825


1825 763825

Email: ridgewoodpo@hotmail.co.uk


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