There may be clouds on the horizon, but Sainsbury’s is trying to blow them away
There may be clouds on the horizon, but Sainsbury’s is trying to blow them away

Boxing Day opening hours for Sainsbury's, Iceland and Lidl over the Christmas period and New Year's Day

Our guide to Boxing Day sales shopping

Sarah Young
Tuesday 26 December 2017 10:57
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Christmas might be over but the spending bonanza that is Boxing Day is officially in full swing.

But be warned, the best bargains will get snapped up fast.

Whether you’re heading out to stock up on extra supplies to see you through to the New Year or are eager to spend some of that Christmas money at the winter sales, it’s best to check your nearest store’s opening times before heading out.

From Tesco and Asda, to Next and Marks & Spencer, here we take a look at some of the biggest shop’s opening times over the seasonal period so you can get your hands on the best bargains.

Aldi

Budget supermarket Aldi will be closing most of its stores on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. However, all stores will be open from 10am-5pm on New Year’s Eve.

Check local store opening times here.

Asda

While Asda shut its doors for Christmas Day, most will re-open today with reduced hours running from 9am-6pm.

On New Year’s Eve, most will be open from 10am-7pm, with a reduced service of 10am-6pm on New Year’s Dat.

Check local store opening times here.

Boots

Many branches of leading pharmacy Boots will re-open for Boxing Day but with reduced hours meaning most are operating between 11am-5pm.

Heading into the New Year, reduced opening times will continue but vary between locations and branches.

Check local store opening times here.

Debenhams

On Boxing Day most Debenhams stores will be open from 9am-6pm but shoppers should check their local store for specific times for the upcoming week.

Check local store opening times here.

Iceland

Despite closing for Christmas Day, most Iceland stores will open as normal for Boxing Day between 8am-9pm. On New Year’s Eve the store will operating under Sunday hours and open from 9am-6pm on New Year’s Day.

Check local store opening times here.

Marks & Spencer

Last year Marks & Spencer launched its sale on Boxing Day and the same is expected for 2017 with stores opening from 9am-6pm. However, most stores will be closed on New Year’s Day.

Check local store opening times here.

John Lewis

Despite its sales starting today John Lewis stores will remain closed for Boxing Day. However, you can still pick up some serious bargains online.

Check local store opening times here.

Morrison’s

This year supermarket chain Morrison’s will be open from 9am-5pm on both Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Check local store opening times here.

Next

Arguably the biggest sale of the season, most Next stores open their doors at 5am for Boxing Day as eager shoppers look for bargains on everything from three piece suits to furniture.

It’s thought that the sale will last for around a week but this is yet to be confirmed.

Check local store opening times here.

Sainsbury’s

It might have been closed on the big day but Sainsbury’s will re-open for Boxing Day with most stores operating from 9am-5pm. While opening times vary between location, many stores will open from 9am-7pm on New Year’s Day too.

Check local store opening times here.

Tesco

Most of Tesco’s large supermarkets will open from 9am-6pm on Boxing Day while the majority of Tesco Express stores will open from 8am-10pm.

There will be some closures on New Year’s Day.

Check local store opening times here.

Waitrose

If you’re looking to restock on bubbly today then you’re going to have to head elsewhere because Waitrose is closing its doors on both Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

However, most shops will re-open their doors from 7:30am-9pm from 27th December.

Check local store opening times here.

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