Royal Mail announce stamp price rises for 2015

Royal Mail featRoyal Mail have announced their price changes (mainly rises) coming into effect on the 30th March 2015.

Stamp Prices

The base price of a stamp will rise 1p, taking the price of a First Class stamp to 63p and a Second Class stamp to 54p.

The good news is that it appears Royal Mail have not only held the promotional £2.80 price for Small Parcels up to 2kg, they’ve also reduced the prices for 1kg and 2kg Medium parcels.

Royal Mail 1st Class and 2nd Class Price changes


Weight up to

1st Class Price

2nd Class Price






100g 62p 63p 53p 54p

Large Letter

100g 93p 95p 73p 74p
250g £1.24 £1.26 £1.17 £1.19
500g £1.65 £1.68 £1.48 £1.51
750g £2.38 £2.42 £2.01 £2.05

Small Parcel

1kg £3.20 £3.30 £2.80 £2.80
2kg £5.45 £5.45 £5.45 £2.80

Medium Parcel

1kg £5.65 £5.65 £5.20 £4.89
2kg £8.90 £8.90 £8.00 £4.89
5kg £15.85 £15.85 £13.75 £13.75
10kg £21.90 £21.90 £20.25 £20.25
20kg £33.40 £33.40 £28.55 £28.55

Account and Contract Customers

Royal Mail Business Mail® 1st Class and Business Mail Parcels are increasing by an average of 1%

Royal Mail 24® and Royal Mail 48® Parcels are increasing by an average of 1% (excluding add-ons and surcharges)

Overall International Business services will increase on average by less than 1%

The overall price rises may differ dependent on the service you use and your traffic profile.

Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®

All Special Delivery on Account price points are frozen, but changes in your traffic profile can have an impact on which price you pay.

Royal Mail Tracked 24 and Royal Mail Tracked 48

If you have a Royal Mail Tracked account, your price changes will be notified to you before the anniversary of your contract.

Royal Mail 24 and Royal Mail 48

Parcel prices up to 1kg are rising by up to 2% depending on speed of service and quantity posted and you’ll notice that we’ve increased our volume discounts to help your business as it grows.

Royal Mail Large Letters

Prices are increasing by an average of 4%. For heavier items parcel prices from 1kg-2kg have been reduced.

Full Royal Mail Prices for 2015

We’ve only been able to publish a snapshot of Royal Mail prices here, there’s full information for Business, International prices and Franking prices available on the Royal Mail Prices for 2015 website.