Newcastle supermarket opening hours May bank holiday 2022: what time do Lidl and Asda open and close today

Opening times for supermarkets in Newcastle will vary for the bank holiday weekend

Today marks the May Day bank holiday, the first bank holiday since the Easter weekend.

Due to this, supermarkets will have slightly different operating hours.

Despite the different times on the bank holiday, times will go back to usual on May 3.

Here are the opening times for the major supermarkets in Newcastle across the upcoming bank holiday weekend.

Aldi

  • Saturday, 30 April: 8am - 10pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 10am - 4pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 8am-8pm

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

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

Tesco

  • Saturday, 30 April: 8am - 10pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 10am - 4pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 10am-4pm

Tesco stores will operate normal opening hours on 30 April and 1 May.

On Bank Holiday Monday, Express stores in Newcastle will be open as normal.

Extra stores are due to be open for their Sunday hours on the bank holiday.

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, 30 April: 6am - 12am
  • Sunday, 1 May: 11am - 5pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 8am-6pm

Lidl

  • Saturday, 30 April: 8am - 11pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 10am - 4pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 8am-8pm

Lidl shops in Newcastle will be open as usual on 30 April and 1 May.

They will operate slightly shorter hours on bank holiday Monday.

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, and opening times are listed below.

  • Saturday, 30 April: 8am - 11pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 10am - 4pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 8am-8pm

Asda

  • Saturday, 30 April: 7am - 10pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 10am - 4pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 7am-10pm

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

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, 30 April: 7am - 10pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 10am - 4pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 7am-8pm

Morrisons

  • Saturday, 30 April: 7am - 10pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 10am - 4pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 7am-8pm

Saturday and Sunday of the bank holiday weekend will be business as usual for Morrisons stores.

Slightly shorter bank holiday times are in place for 2 May.

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, 30 April: 7am - 10pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 10am - 4pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 7am-8pm

Sainsbury’s

  • Saturday, 30 April: 7am - 11pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 11am - 5pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 8am-8pm

Sainsbury’s stores will be open as normal on Saturday and Sunday and, like some of their competitors, will close slightly earlier than normal on bank holiday Monday.

Some Sainsbury’s Local stores will remain open 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, 30 April: 7am - 11pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 11am - 5pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 8am-8pm

Co-op

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

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, 30 April: 8am - 11pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 9am - 11pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 8am-11pm

Waitrose

  • Saturday, 30 April: 8am - 9pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 10am - 4pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 9am-6pm

All Waitrose shops will be open normal hours on 30 April and 1 May, and will be open 9am-6pm rather than the regular Monday hours of 8am-9pm on bank holiday Monday.

For information on opening times for stores near you, visit the store locator 

The store located in Eldon Square is the most central Waitrose in Newcastle, the opening times for this store over the bank holiday are listed below.

  • Saturday, 30 April: 8am - 9pm
  • Sunday, 1 May: 10am - 4pm
  • Monday, 2 May: 9am-6pm