Are shops open on Easter Sunday 2022? Supermarket opening times for Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Aldi and more


Starting with Good Friday and ending with Easter Monday, the Easter weekend represents a four-day weekend for many people in the UK.

While people will be eager to make up for lost time after two years of bank holidays being disrupted by Covid-19 restrictions, changes to services might catch you out.

If you’re expecting a postal delivery, for example, you might have to wait a little longer, while you might find your bins are collected on a different day to usual.

You might be frustrated, too, if you need to nip to the shops for some essentials – here’s when the supermarkets are open on Easter Sunday on 17 April.

When are supermarkets open on Easter Sunday?

Tesco

Tesco opening hours over the Easter period vary from store to store and by location.

All large Tesco stores in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be closed on Easter Sunday.

But their Express stores will remain open and their Scottish stores are open as normal.

On Easter Monday store opening hours will vary depending on location and store type.

You can find out your local store’s opening hours at Tesco’s store locator here.

morrisons

After being open as usual on Good Friday, all Morrisons stores outside Scotland will be closed on Easter Sunday. Stores in Scotland will be open as normal.

On Easter Monday most of the stores will be open from 7am to 8pm although a few will remain open until 10pm.

You can check your local store’s opening hours here.

Asda

Asda advises only that as times vary across their supermarkets to check your local store’s opening hours here.

More on easter

Aldi

Although on Easter Saturday Aldi stores will be open 8am to 10pm, they will be closed on Easter Sunday and reopen on Easter Monday from 8am to 8pm.

Aldi stresses that some opening hours may vary so do check your local store’s opening hours here.

Lidl

After operating usual opening hours on Good Friday and on the Saturday, on Easter Sunday Lidl branches will be closed in England, Wales and Northern Ireland but will be open as usual in Scotland.

Then on Easter Monday, stores will be open 8am to 8pm and open as usual in Scotland and inside the M25.

However, hours may vary at different stores so it’s best to check your local store’s opening hours here.

Sainsbury’s

On Easter Sunday, the “vast majority” of Sainsbury’s supermarkets across England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be closed. Stores in Scotland will remain open.

Sainsbury’s Local stores will be open from 7am to 11pm.

Stores will be open as normal on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Openings hours do vary though, so it’s best to check the store locator for the latest details.

Waitrose & Partners

After operating normal trading hours on Saturday 16 April, Waitrose & Partners shops in England and Wales will close on Easter Sunday (17 April).

All Shell and Welcome Break stores will trade as usual.

On Easter Monday, the majority of Waitrose & Partners shops will be open from 8am to 8pm, with some Little Waitrose shops opening from 6am to midnight.

Waitrose advises customers to check their website for local store opening times.


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George Holan

George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

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