Sorted! The Postal Play Space

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Discover an immersive mini-town with streets, buildings, trolleys, pulleys, slides and chutes, everything to keep the little ones happily occupied at London’s newest indoor play area.

Sessions last 45 mins starting at 10.00. Last session at 16.00.
Read our play rules below.

Location: Ground floor of Mail Rail
Facilities: Baby changing and buggy parking


Do you have what it takes?

  • Dress for the job

    Kids can chose from multiple uniforms from clerks to sorters.

  • Next customer please!

    Use role play to help customers weigh parcels and stamp letters.

  • Parcel sorting

    Using pulleys and slides, kids can have a go at moving the mail.

  • Reading corner

    From classics like The Jolly Postman to current favourites, delve into stories about delivering the mail.

  • Knock, knock!

    The fun doesn’t stop behind the counter, kids can drive a mail van and deliver post around town.

  • For the tiniest employees

    Crawlers and cruisers can enjoy a dedicated space.

Rules for Sorted!

Whilst enjoying your visit remember:

Sorted! is not a soft play zone – parents must supervise their children at all times to ensure they play safely and follow a few simple rules.

Staff are available to help with any questions and have access to First Aid equipment.

  • Parents/carers must supervise their children at all times.
  • Please respect others and the equipment provided by following age guidelines and playing safely – for example, by not running in the spaces.
  • Shoes must be worn at all times.
  • Food and drinks can be consumed only in the designated cafe area.
    • UPDATE October 2020: We’re currently making plans for our cafe and will update soon.
  • Please help us keep the space tidy by using the bins provided.
  • Please do not leave personal belongings unattended. Unattended items (e.g.bags) may be removed.

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