A fire at the Newcastle Stamp Office on 5 September has left the building unusable but documents being processed there were not damaged. During repairs, the Stamp Office has moved temporarily to Washington, Tyne & Wear. The immediate stamping of documents for Newcastle-based customers has been suspended but alternative arrangements have been made with some documents being re-directed to the Edinburgh Stamp Office.
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