Welcome to the Web Site of the South East No 5 Branch of the Communication Workers Union (CWU).

We are the largest Branch in the Union with nearly 6,500 members.

The Branch extends over 100 miles end to end and covers the Reading, Guildford, Redhill and Slough Postcode Areas.  We offer a number of different benefits to our members, which are advertised, around our Website. If you work in the Postal Industry – why not join us?

Branch Letters/Committee Dates 2015

Monday 09/02 - 10am Letters Meeting at Unison/Special General Meeting at 12 midday
                          at the YMCA, Guildford. Branch Committee is still at 2pm at Unison

Monday 13/04 - 10am Letters Meeting/1pm Branch General Meeting/
                          2pm Branch Committee Meeting - YMCA, Guildford

Monday 01/06 - 11am Letters Meeting/2pm Branch Committee - Unison Office, Guildford

Monday 27/07 - 11am Letters Meeting/2pm Branch Committee - Unison Office, Guildford

Monday 14/09 - 11am Letters Meeting/2pm Branch Committee - Unison Office, Guildford

Monday  16/11 - 11am Letters Meeting/2pm Branch Committee - Unison Office, Guildford


To see the Communication Workers Union Charter and to find out what we stand for click here 


You can contact the Branch the following ways

E-Mail: branch@cwuse5.org.uk

Write to:

CWU SE 5 Branch
The Business Centre
12 Chequers Road
Basingstoke
Hampshire RG21 7PU

Telephone (general enquiries) on 01256 474000

Fax: 01256 474567
or
Telephone/Fax (membership enquiries) on 01256 461829

To see a MAP of how to get to our Office click here

South East No 5 Branch Office, Basingstoke

Dave Warren, Former Branch Secretary addressing Conference Meeting


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