CWU Colchester & District Branch

Welcome to the cwu colchester & district branch website


Welcome to the website of Colchester & District Branch of the Communication Workers Union. The CWU is the recognised trade union for postmen and women employed within Royal Mail, as well as ROMEC cleaners. Our branch of the CWU covers all Royal Mail workplaces in the CO postcode area. Employees of telecommunications industries such as BT and Openreach should contact the South East Anglia branch of the CWU on 01245 211960 or office(at)

If you need support from one of your work-place reps please click onto the contacts page for telephone numbers and email address. If your workplace does not have a representative please contact the area rep.

If you are not a member but would like to join, please click onto the link on this site, contact your local rep or visit


Nationally, the CWU campaigns politically to promote the wider interests of its members, as well as seeking to enhance your terms and conditions, including pay, holidays, working hours and health and safety.

Locally, our CWU work-place representatives and branch officers have many years of experience and training behind them to provide our members with effective representation to ensure you are treated fairly, and with dignity and respect.

We can provide representation at formal interviews, or simply offer a friendly ear and informal advice with any work related issue.

As a member you will also have access to Unionline who provide a full range of legal services and benefits