Newcastle bank holiday supermarket opening times: What time are Tesco, Aldi, Asda, Morrisons and more open

Supermarkets across Newcastle will have alternative operating hours for the August bank holiday.

The August bank holiday is just around the corner, giving people the chance to make the most of the final weekend in August.

The Summer bank holiday will take place on Monday 29 August 2022.

This is the first bank holiday in three months, the last being on 3 June to commemorate the Queen’s platinum jubilee.

Supermarkets, banks and other stores will be operating on alternative opening hours to give as many of their employees the opportunity to enjoy the long weekend.

So, what will the opening times be for supermarkets in Newcastle? Here’s everything you need to know about this weekend’s bank holiday.

What are the opening hours for the UK’s biggest supermarkets?

These are the opening times for supermarkets in Newcastle during the Bank Holiday on August 29.

Aldi

Aldi confirmed that normal operating hours would be in place for the bank holiday, however these times can vary from place to place. The general times are as follows:

  • Saturday 27 August - 8am - 10pm
  • Sunday 28 August - 10am - 4pm
  • Monday 29 August - 8am - 8pm

To check the opening time of your nearest Aldi store, visit the Aldi store locator  

The Sunderland Road store is the closest to Newcastle City centre and the opening hours are listed below.

ALDI - Sunderland Road, Gateshead, NE8 3LG:

  • Saturday 27 August - 8am - 10pm
  • Sunday 28 August - 10am - 4pm
  • Monday 29 August - 8am - 8pm

The supermarket recommends checking this as store opening times vary depending on location.

Tesco

The general times for Tesco across the UK this bank holiday are as follows:

  • Saturday 27 August - 6am - 12am
  • Sunday 28 August - 10am - 4pm
  • Monday 29 August - 8am - 6pm

To confirm the opening hours of your nearest Tesco store, visit the store locator on the Tesco website.

The superstore in Trinity Square, Gateshead is one of the more central superstores, and the opening hours are listed below.

  • Saturday 27 August - 6am - 12am
  • Sunday 28 August - 10am - 4pm
  • Monday 29 August - 8am - 6pm

Lidl

Lidl confirmed that they will be operating as normal across bank holidays:

  • Saturday 27 August - 8am - 10pm
  • Sunday 28 August - 10am - 4pm
  • Monday 29 August - 8am - 8pm

Lidl have encouraged people to check times of their local stores as some will differ.

This can be done via the Lidl store locator 

The store on Benwell Lane is the store closest to Newcastle City Centre:

  • Saturday 27 August - 8am - 10pm
  • Sunday 28 August - 10am - 4pm
  • Monday 29 August - 8am - 8pm

Asda

These are the opening times for supermarkets in Newcastle during the Bank Holiday on August 29, including Asda.

Asda store opening hours will be relatively unaffected by the June bank holiday, and many will be open as normal.

  • Saturday 27 August - 7am - 10pm
  • Sunday 28 August - 10am 4pm
  • Monday 29 August - 7am - 8pm
  • Tuesday 30 August - 7am - 11pm

To find the opening times of your local shop in Newcastle you are encouraged to visit the Asda store locator

Below are the holiday opening times for the Asda store on Benwell Mill Lane.

  • Saturday 27 August - 7am - 10pm
  • Sunday 28 August - 10am 4pm
  • Monday 29 August - 7am - 8pm
  • Tuesday 30 August - 7am - 11pm

Morrisons

Morrisons confirmed that they will be operating as normal across bank holidays:

  • Saturday 27 August - 7am - 4pm
  • Sunday 28 August - 7am - 10pm
  • Monday 29 August - 7am - 8pm

For the opening times of all Morrisons stores in Newcastle visit the store locator.

Morrisons Byker is the closest store to the city centre, and the opening times for this store are below.

  • Saturday 27 August - 7am - 10pm
  • Sunday 28 August - 7am - 4pm
  • Monday 29 August - 7am - 8pm

Sainsbury’s

The general times for Sainsburys across the UK this bank holiday are as follows:

  • Saturday 27 August - 7am - 9pm
  • Sunday 28 August - 10am - 4pm
  • Monday 29 August - 7am - 8pm

Some Sainsbury’s Local stores will remain open during normal hours.

For the opening times of your nearest Sainsbury’s, visit the store locator

The store in Heaton is the closest Sainsbury’s superstore to the city centre, and the opening times for this are listed below.

  • Saturday 27 August - 7am - 9pm
  • Sunday 28 August - 10am - 4pm
  • Monday 29 August - 7am - 8pm

Co-op

Opening times for Co-ops will vary depending on location, and this applies to stores located in Newcastle.

However, the general guidance for stores across the UK is that stores will open on the following hours:

  • Saturday 27 August - 8am - 11pm 
  • Sunday 28 August - 9am - 11pm
  • Monday 29 August - 7am - 10pm

For the most accurate opening times of stores near you, visit the Co-op store locator.

Below are the opening hours for the Co-op shop at Newcastle University Student Union.

  • Saturday 27 August - 8am - 11pm 
  • Sunday 28 August - 9am - 11pm
  • Monday 29 August - 7am - 10pm

When is the next bank holiday?

It will be quite a wait for the next bank holiday as the next one will be Boxing Day 2022.

Many will also get an extra day off on 27 December too, as Christmas Day falls on a Sunday this year.