Sainsbury’s May bank holiday opening times – here’s what time stores open on Monday


THE second spring bank holiday is happening this weekend with Monday a national holiday.

If you’re planning a visit to Sainsbury’s for food or essentials we have all the information you need on opening times.

Opening hours have changed slightly for some shops on Monday

The bank holiday on Monday, May 25 is the second of the month, after the early holiday for VE day on Friday, May 8.

Opening hours at Sainsbury’s are the same as normal for Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24 but have changed slightly on Monday.

The opening hours will depend on the branch so it’s worth checking what time your local is open with the online store finder tool before you visit.

Sainsbury’s opening hours for the late May bank holiday weekend

Opening hours haven’t changed for Saturday or Sunday but they have been reduced for bank holiday Monday.

Sainsbury’s also offers priority NHS opening hours from 7.30am to 8am Monday to Saturday.

For elderly customers there is a dedicated shopping hour from 8am to 9am Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Saturday, May 23

The majority of Sainsbury’s shops will open as normal at 8am and close at 10pm.

Opening hours may be different for smaller shops, so always check the on the store finder first.

Sunday, May 24

Sainsbury’s shops will open as normal under Sunday trading hours.

Shops will open at either 10am or 11am, and shut at 4pm or 5pm.

Monday, May 25

Monday is a bank holiday but shops will open as usual.

Opening times depend on the branch but some shops will be closing earlier at 8pm instead of 10pm.

When are the bank holiday dates for 2020?

Here is the full list of upcoming 2020 bank holidays in England and Wales.

Dates in Scotland and Northern Ireland vary.

  • Monday, May 25 (Spring Bank Holiday)
  • Monday, August 31 (Summer Bank Holiday)
  • Friday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • Monday, December 28 (substitute Boxing Day)

There are around 2,300 Sainsbury’s shops in the UK.

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