Newcastle supermarket opening times Jubilee bank holiday 2022: what time do Tesco, Morrisons and more open?

Some stores may operate on alternate hours during the June bank holidays.

Well done Asda for starting to sell second-hand clothes (Picture: Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

Preparations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations are well underway.

With hopes of nice weather it is expected that people will flock to the supermarkets to buy supplies for their outdoor celebrations and BBQ’s.

So, when are the supermarkets open across the bank holiday weekend?

Here’s everything you need to know about the operating hours for the biggest supermarkets in the region.

When is the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee bank holiday?

The Queen will celebrate 70 years on the throne in June. Her reign has been the longest of any British monarch.

The official celebrations will take place over the bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2 June to Sunday 5 June.

There will be an extra bank holiday given this year which will fall on Friday 3 June for the Jubilee celebrations.

Meanwhile, the usual May Day bank holiday has been moved to 2 June to make it longer.

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

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:

  • Thursday 2 June: 8am - 6pm
  • Friday 3 June: 8m - 6pm

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

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

  • Thursday 2 June: 8am - 6pm
  • Friday 3 June: 8m - 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.

  • Thursday 2 June: 6am - 8pm
  • Friday 3 June: 6am - 8pm

Lidl

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

  • Thursday 2 June: 8am - 9pm
  • Friday 3 June: 8am - 9pm

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:

  • Thursday 2 June: 8am - 10pm
  • Friday 3 June: 8am - 10pm

Asda

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

  • Thursday 2 June: 8am - 10pm
  • Friday 3 June: 10am - 4pm

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.

  • Thursday 2 June: 7am - 10pm
  • Friday 3 June: 7am - 10pm

Morrisons

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

  • Thursday 2 June: 7am - 10pm
  • Friday 3 June: 7am - 10pm

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.

  • Thursday 2 June: 7am - 10pm
  • Friday 3 June: 7am - 10pm

Sainsbury’s

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

  • Thursday 2 June: 7am - 10pm
  • Friday 3 June: 7am - 10pm

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.

  • Thursday 2 June: 8am - 8pm
  • Friday 3 June: 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.

  • Thursday 2 June: 7am - 10pm
  • Friday 3 June: 7am - 10pm