Redirecting Mail Guide

According to recent statistics from the UK Royal Mail, over 2.5 billion items of mail are redirected every year! But with so many options and regulations to consider, navigating the process of redirecting your mail can be daunting.

In this guide, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know to ensure a seamless and stress-free mail redirection experience. So let’s get started!

What Is Redirecting Mail?

Did you know that the post office has a service that allows you to redirect your mail to a different address for a specified period? It’s called redirecting mail, and it’s pretty useful if you move to a new address and want to ensure that important mail, like bills and financial statements, continues to be delivered to you.

In addition to the post office, there are also private companies that offer virtual mailing address services. These services allow you to have a mailing address in a different location from where you live or work. One such company is Clyde Offices, which offers virtual mailing addresses in Glasgow.

With a virtual mailing address from Clyde Offices, you can have your mail sent to their Glasgow address and then forwarded on to wherever else it needs to go. This service can be beneficial for businesses that want to establish a presence in Glasgow without having an actual office there. Alternatively, it could be helpful to individuals who want to keep their personal addresses private.

Besides, mail forwarding services, Clyde Offices offers other virtual office services like telephone answering, meeting room hire, and even virtual assistant services! These services can help businesses and individuals present a professional image.

Why Should I Redirect My Mail?

If you’re running a virtual business, you might be wondering why it’s important to redirect your mail. The answer is simple: it makes things easier for everyone involved.

Here are seven reasons why you should redirect your mail as a virtual business:

  1. Redirecting mail makes it easy for people to get in touch with you. If someone wants to reach out and contact you, they can do so by using your email address redirect instead of having to guess which of your many social media accounts or personal emails they need to use.
  2. It helps prevent confusion when messaging multiple people in your company or organization. If multiple people work in your company or organization who all have the same email address, then it can be confusing when someone sends an email addressed to the “Marketing Team” or “Business Owner,” and there’s no way of knowing which person will receive it. Redirecting mail allows you to keep everything organized and clear for everyone involved.
  3. It allows you to centralize all of your communications in one place where anyone can easily access them– even without access to a computer with the internet. This is especially helpful if some people only use cell phones.
  4. You can set up filters so that different messages are automatically directed to specific folders or people within your company. This makes it easier for everyone to stay on top of what’s happening and respond appropriately when necessary.
  5. You don’t have to worry about a brick-and-mortar location because you can run your business from anywhere. Whether in the office or from home, giving customers an easy way to contact you is essential for customer service.
  6. You’ll save money on office expenses like mailboxes, stamps, and envelopes. As a virtual business, there are fewer costs associated with your business’s physical location. You can use these savings to reinvest in your business, hire new employees, or expand into new markets.
  7. You’ll have more time to focus on growing your business. With a virtual mailbox, you can focus on what matters most: growing and managing your business. You won’t have to worry about missing important bills and other mailings that can distract you from running your business.

How Do I Redirect My Mail?

To redirect your mail using a virtual mailing address from Clyde Offices, follow these steps:

Step 1: Sign up for a virtual mailing address service with Clyde Offices. You can do this by visiting their website at and selecting the package that best suits your needs.

Step 2: Once you have signed up, you’ll receive a unique mailing address in Glasgow. You can use this address to have your mail sent to Clyde Offices.

Step 3: When you want to redirect your mail, simply update your mailing address with the relevant parties, such as your bank, utility companies, and other important contacts. You should also update your address with the post office by completing a Change of Address form, which can be done online or at your local post office.

Step 4: When your mail is received at Clyde Offices, they will forward it to your preferred address. Depending on your preferences, you can choose to have your mail forwarded daily, weekly, or monthly.

Step 5: To ensure that you receive your mail promptly, keep your mailing address with Clyde Offices up to date, especially if you move to a new address.

In addition to mail forwarding, Clyde Offices also offers a range of other virtual office services, such as telephone answering and virtual assistant services. These services can help you establish a professional image and manage your business more effectively.

Overall, redirecting your mail using a virtual mailing address from Clyde Offices can be a convenient and cost-effective way to ensure that your mail reaches you, regardless of location. With a range of packages available to suit different needs and budgets, it is worth considering this option if you want a reliable and flexible mail forwarding service.

How Long Does It Take For Mail To Be Redirected?

If you’ve already set up your mail redirection, then the mail will be redirected immediately. For example: If you want to redirect your mail from one address and have it delivered to another, all new incoming mail will be delivered on the next day if it is a holiday.


So there you have it! An exhaustive guide on how to redirect your mail. It’s now easier to redirect mail to any address you like. The process is simple, and the benefits are huge.

Besides improving your business operations and increasing efficiency, redirecting mail will also help keep you safe from phishing attacks and other scams that try to trick you into giving away personal information or clicking on links in emails.

So what are you waiting for? Why don’t you get started right now?

Lance WilliamsLance Williams
15:54 04 Jul 24
Very easy set up process, great address for buisness , looks better than a home address in my opinion
alan wattalan watt
13:13 28 Jun 24
Very pleased so far with Clyde offices. very quick and easy to set up and they keep you informed of any developments.
Stuart GraceStuart Grace
11:06 30 May 24
Very efficient and friendly service. Excellent value for money. Strongly recommend this service. Have used this service as my ltd company registered address and hence get correspondence forwarded to my home address.
Business 83Business 83
21:16 16 May 24
Very easy sign up, clear and fast communication with competitive pricing. Just joined and hoping the service is as good as the sign up process.
Muhammad ADMuhammad AD
09:29 16 May 24
Great service, great rates and quick admin staff replying to emails and sending through stuff very quickly. 10/10 would recommend if looking for a virtual address in Glasgow for business or private company purposes.
Morag WebsterMorag Webster
07:39 03 May 24
I recently signed up to Clyde Offices and so far I couldn't be happier with the experience. From the moment I initially enquired about their services to signing up, their communication has been prompt and efficient. The sign-up process was incredibly easy and straightforward.
Calum PatersonCalum Paterson
06:16 03 May 24
Recently joined Clyde Offices and the whole process has been so easy. From signing up to the initial engagement from the team, the whole process couldn't have been better. would highly recommend.
SA PietrzakSA Pietrzak
16:05 24 Apr 24
I would like to recommend Clyde Office for friendly and professional service. The set up process was easy and straightforward.
Tom McDonaldTom McDonald
19:25 18 Apr 24
Great Service and very easy to use.
Teresa RTeresa R
13:43 18 Apr 24
Only recently joined, however, I am really pleased with the ease of joining, the promptness of engagement and the general engagement received. Thank you.
08:00 12 Apr 24
Setting up a new registered address for my business was so stressful with all the other challenges a new business faces. Clyde Offices took all the stress out of it. The service was so simple to use and we're very happy with the ongoing relationship.
Y. R.Y. R.
10:13 11 Apr 24
The registration with Clyde Offices was easy and efficient and the fee was very reasonable. I've been with them for a few weeks now and have been very happy with the service. Responses to a couple of queries I had were prompt and resolved easily. I would happily recommend this service.
esther iesther i
11:45 28 Mar 24
Really happy with the service so far very proactive and happy to help us with whatever we need
10:56 28 Mar 24
I am totally enjoying the services. This is one of my best decisions I made beginning of 2024.
Eryk SzyminiakEryk Szyminiak
11:02 26 Mar 24
I recommend it, easy access to the website and unrivaled low cost... '
Kerry HarveyKerry Harvey
12:22 21 Mar 24
Not long started using this s service and so far amazing. Easy set up and very fast.
Ian HoughtonIan Houghton
12:37 11 Mar 24
Excellent service. Centrally located Well priced
a ea e
09:40 04 Mar 24
Speedy on-boarding process, efficient mail notifications and friendly reception
19:43 15 Feb 24
Very fast service , address sent via email immediately after purchase. Attentive staff and customer service
Tom GairTom Gair
09:39 09 Feb 24
Found these guys, easy to follow online instructions. Quick to set up. Very fast response times to welcome us on board. Not yet used their services, but I'm sure they will be great!
Jordan SmithJordan Smith
13:49 01 Feb 24
Mark MunroMark Munro
14:50 29 Jan 24
Quick and easy to set up, very competitively priced with good support and friendly follow-ups.
Team NeonTeam Neon
09:40 26 Jan 24
Great service!
Michelle LydenMichelle Lyden
16:59 25 Jan 24
Clyde Offices provided us with a consistent and really good service for almost 4 years. Gerry was always at the end of the phone to help us with our queries. I would recommend Clyde Offices if you are looking to add value to your office needs, i.e. outsources answering service etc.
David HeriotDavid Heriot
11:08 11 Jan 24
Super easy to set up, very competitively priced and friendly follow-ups.
Gillian's WalksGillian's Walks
14:01 30 Dec 23
Quick and easy to set up. Great to have an option like this locally.
12:41 07 Dec 23
I was looking for a mailbox provider as I am studying and I live abroad. I found Clyde Offices and they were very helpful in answering my questions. Very reasonably priced and would allow me to receive a few parcels. I highly recommend them and I will be using them for many years. The staff were very attentive and friendly.
Julie MurphyJulie Murphy
15:16 06 Nov 23
This is a great idea if you have your own business but would like an address in the city centre on top of, or instead of your own address or other location.Allows you to advertise as being based in the city centre.Anytime I had to contact the offices the staff were great and very helpful. I didn't need to contact them much at all because the process is so easy and straightforward.
Charles RidleyCharles Ridley
08:55 20 Oct 23
Really easy to get set up and competitively priced service.
William KimmetWilliam Kimmet
23:25 19 Oct 23
Very good and very cheap rental
Jon ChristieJon Christie
11:25 10 Oct 23
Can't fault the service; long may it continue. A good choice for most I would think
Stacy MairStacy Mair
09:56 10 Oct 23
Clyde Offices were very helpful and informative when setting up an account with them, they provide the full service at competitive prices and no additional fees.
j caldwellj caldwell
16:47 21 Aug 23
Setting up my virtual business address with Clyde Offices was so quick and easy to set up in minutes. They also were in email contact to make sure everything was ok and if I needed any other services from them just to make contact with them. I couldn't be happier with the service I received. Thank you
Levati LearningLevati Learning
14:13 21 Aug 23
Very good experience working with the team at Clyde Offices. They have been helping us out for over 5 years now and couldn't survive without them.
Joanna “C.”Joanna “C.”
16:12 14 Sep 22
A vastly superior service from Clyde Offices than any of the corporate virtual offices I have used in the past. A fab team, very efficient and friendly, always very helpful. I would recommend them one hundred percent. Great Central Glasgow location if you ever need to visit.
Audrey JenkinsAudrey Jenkins
04:00 03 Jul 22
I hired a mailing address through Clyde Offices for two months and the service was hugely helpful during that time. I rented some camping equipment for my hiking trip and could only find it for mail delivery; because I flew in from the USA, I needed an address in Glasgow and it so happens their office is very near the train station so this plan worked out perfectly as I set out Monday morning for my trip via train. In addition to easy communications and set up, the service worked with me on my order so that delivery time and pick up were arranged and I had no issues arriving and picking up as planned despite an awkward delay between delivery and pick up. My box was also large, which was certainly an inconvenience for them to hold for a week, but they understood my situation. I recommend Clyde Offices if you are seeking a mailing address in Glasgow.
Kathleen RobertsonKathleen Robertson
09:33 21 Mar 22
I have found Clyde Office to be 100% committed to all work that they carry out for people. Very helpful polite and trustworthy.
Ralph FlemingRalph Fleming
14:44 20 Mar 22
Alan and the team have been a real find for me. They do my reports and deal with all my mail for me. They automatically scan my mail over to me so that I can pick it up on the go, I could not recommend them enough for a small business like me. It's true what they say if you don't have an admin person then you are the admin person!
Austin PowellAustin Powell
17:56 19 Mar 22
Clyde Offices provide me with an incredible service that is invaluable. They help me manage my business. I use for call answering, mailing address and also they help with some of my admin via the virtual assistant service. 5 stars for sure.
Hunter StellaHunter Stella
18:45 16 Mar 22
Sign up was straightforward, and got a virtual mailing address confirmed within minutes. Would recommend.
Glasgow ClinicGlasgow Clinic
11:57 16 Mar 22
Amazing service for a new startup. Understands my business needs and always happy to offer solutions. Professional staff at the end of the phone every time.
hondo madhohondo madho
15:19 14 Mar 22
The staff are professional and timeous in their communication to customers.They give you confidence to work anywhere in the world and they handle your administration in a fantastic way.....keep it up...