Supermarket chain Morrisons says its stores will operate over the four-day bank holiday weekend – here’s when stores will be open during the Platinum Jubilee
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From June 2, Britain will use a long weekend of four public holidays to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Thousands of events are planned across the country as part of the festivities.
But many of us plan to shop over the long weekend, especially those who will be stocking up for their Jubilee street party.
As a result, many people are currently wondering when stores will be open over the bank holiday weekend.
Morrisons is one of the UK’s busiest supermarket chains, with some 497 outlets across the country. So when exactly will Morrisons be open over the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend?
Morrisons opening and closing times for the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday
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Morrisons tells the Mirror that its stores will open their normal trading hours over the bank holiday weekend.
Morrisons outlets generally open from 6am or 7am to 10pm Monday to Saturday and 10am to 4pm on Sundays.
However, exact opening hours may vary between Morrisons stores. You can find out exactly when your local Morrisons will be open by checking the retailer online. store locator.
The Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend begins Thursday June 2 and ends Sunday June 5.
The bank holiday which usually takes place at the end of May has been moved to June 2, with an additional bank holiday on June 3 to mark 70 years of the Queen’s reign.
Pubs in England and Wales will be allowed to open for an additional two hours – until 1am instead of 11pm – on June 2, 3 and 4. Pubs in certain areas of Scotland will also be allowed to open late, although this will depend on the local authority.
Millions of people are expected to attend street parties to mark the Platinum Jubilee, with special community events held across the UK. The Grand Jubilee Luncheon will take place on June 5.