Supermarket May bank holiday opening times 2024 including Tesco and Aldi (2024)

Here’s everything you need to know about when supermarkets are open and closed on the early May bank holiday next week on Monday, May 6

Supermarket May bank holiday opening times 2024 including Tesco and Aldi (1)

You may find supermarket opening times are a little different today due to the early May bank holiday.

There are two bank holidays in May, the early May and the late May bank holiday, which is also known as the Spring bank holiday. With bank holidays most Brits get to enjoy a three-day weekend - but it also means supermarket opening times may change.

While many will be well prepared for the long weekend, it’s handy to be aware of changes to store opening times should you need to embark on a last-minute supermarket run. Here’s everything you need to know about when supermarkets are open and closed on Monday, May 6.

Tesco

The majority of larger Tesco stores will be open from 8am to 6pm today. Some of its stores will be open a little later, until 8pm. In Scotland, larger Tesco stores will be open from 8am until 8pm on bank holiday Monday while in Norther Ireland it'll be from 7am until 6pm. All Tesco's smaller convenience stores will be open as normal over the whole bank holiday weekend from between 6am and 7am until between 10pm and midnight. You can find your nearest Tesco with the supermarket's locator tool here.

Tesco stores were open as normal over the weekend leading up to the early bank holiday on Monday. So on Friday and Saturday, larger stores were open between 6am and 7am and closed between 10pm and midnight. On Sunday stores were open for six hours due to Sunday trading laws with most stores opening between 10am and 11am and closing between 4pm and 5pm. Scottish stores trade for longer on Sunday.

Sainsbury's

On the bank holiday Monday, the majority of Sainsbury's will be open from 8am until 8pm - so roughly two hours earlier than usual. Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores are scheduled to be open from 7am until either 10pm or 11pm this Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday Monday. Scottish Sainsbury's will remain open on Monday under their normal trading times from around 7am until 10pm. You can find your nearest Siansbury's with the supermarket's locator tool here.

On Friday (May 3) and Saturday (May 4) Sainsbury’s superstores were open between either 6am or 7am and they shut between 10pm or 11pm. On Sunday (May 5) superstores opened from 10am until 4pm or from 11am to 5pm in England and Wales. Sainsbury's convenience stores opened between 6am or 7am and closed between 10pm and 11pm.

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Morrisons

Morrisons stores will open between 7am and 8am today, with the majority of stores closing at 8pm - although Morrisons told the Mirror that some stores will open until 10pm. Morrisons petrol stations will also open half an hour earlier and close half an hour later on the bank holiday Monday. You can find your nearest Morrisons with the supermarket's locator tool here.

Morrisons stores were open as normal on Friday May 3, Saturday May 4, and Sunday, May 5. This means stores opened at either 6am or 7am and close between 10pm and midnight. This includes Morrisons Daily stores which are the chain's convenience store brand. Some are 24 hours, so were open from midnight to midnight, and others are open from 6am until 11pm or midnight. Morrisons petrol stations were open from 6:30am until 8:30pm.

On Sundays, larger Morrisons stores in England and Wales open at either 10am and 11am and close between 4pm and 5pm. Morrisons Daily stores will open from 7am until 10pm.

Asda

Most of the larger Asda stores will be open as usual today (May 6) - this means they could open as early as 6am and close as late as midnight. Scottish Asda stores will open under their usual trading hours over the weekend - opening between 6am and 7am until between 10pm. The chain's smaller convenience stores, Asda Express, are normally open for 24 hours even on Sundays. This seems to be the case over the bank holiday weekend too. You can find your nearest Asda with the supermarket's locator tool here.

Asda opening times were the same as normal on the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of this weekend just gone. Bigger Asda stores were open at either 6am or 7am and closed between 10pm and midnight. On Sunday, Asda superstores open for only six hours from either 10am or 11am, until 4pm or 5pm.

Aldi

On the bank holiday Monday, Aldi shops will close slightly earlier than normal. Instead of closing at 10pm, Aldi has confirmed that the majority of shops will shut at 8pm. Again, the exception is in Scotland, where regular 8am until 10pm shopping hours will be in place for most stores. You can find your nearest Aldi with the supermarket's locator tool here.

Aldi opening times remained as normal on the Saturday and Sunday. Aldi stores are normally open between 8am and 10pm on Saturday, across England, Wales and Scotland. On Sundays, Aldi is usually open from 10am until 4pm, or 11am until 5pm, in England and Wales - in Scotland they're open from 9am until 8pm.

Lidl

On the bank holiday Monday, Lidl stores appear to be opening later at 8am and will be open until their normal closing time of 10pm. Although this can vary depending on where your local store is based, for example, if it's in a shopping centre then it could close earlier. You can find your nearest Lidl with the supermarket's locator tool here.

Lidl stores were open at 7am and closed at 10pm on Friday and Saturday. Again like other supermarkets, Lidl will were open for six hours on Sunday from either 10am or 11am to either 4pm or 5pm. Lidl usually opens 30 minutes earlier on Sundays but for browsing only.

Waitrose

Waitrose opening hours vary considerably from store to store. Some stores open as early as 7am whilst others don't open until 9am. This is the same with it's closing hours with some shutting shop for the day as early as 5pm and others at late as 10pm. The bank holiday hours does show that some Waitrose stores will be opening under their usual hours and closing an hour or two earlier. You can find your nearest Waitrose with the supermarket's locator tool here.

M&S

On the bank holiday, it appears stores will be opening under their normal hours but closing an hour or two earlier depending on where it is. You can find your nearest stores with the retailer's locator tool here.

The majority of stores opened between 8am and 9am on Friday and Saturday over this bank holiday weekend. On Sunday, both M&S food halls and stores look as if they are only trading for six hours in England and Wales with opening times being between 10am and 11am and closing between 4pm and 5pm.

Supermarket May bank holiday opening times 2024 including Tesco and Aldi (2024)

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