Postman Pat with his cat and van

Patrick "Pat" Clifton, infamously known as Postman Pat, was the village postman for Greendale and has now been promoted to head of the Special Delivery Service in nearby Pencaster. Pat lived at Forge Cottage in Greendale with his wife Sara and son Julian, who is six years old. His pet cat Post Cat Jess also comes with him on his post rounds.

He lives with the Greendale villagers, Miss Hubbard, George Lancaster, Alf Thompson, Dorothy Thompson, Ted Glen, Mrs. Goggins, her dog Bonnie Prince Goggins, P.C. Selby, and the Reverend Timms.