If you need to stock up on groceries in the run up to New Year’s Day and shortly after, this handy guide will help you find out when your local Asda will be open over the New Year period
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It’s always best to check opening times before you head out for a grocery shop over the holidays. New Year’s Day, January 1, is officially a Bank Holiday in England and Wales, so many stores may be operating on reduced hours.
If Asda is your preferred grocery shop, New Year can be busier than usual in the stores with the start of January sales, as shoppers rush to get discounted deals on clothing, homeware and other selected appliances.
The hours can vary from shop to shop so those looking to pick up groceries at Asda can check full opening time details for their local branch using the Asda store locator tool.
Asda New Year opening times
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Here are the opening hours for Asda on New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and beyond.
Friday 31 December: 6am – 7pm
Saturday 1 January: 10am – 5pm
Sunday 2 January: 10am – 4pm
Monday 3 January: 8am – 8pm
Tuesday 4 January: 6am – 12am
Besides New Year here’s a full guide of when Asda will be open during the festive period from Christmas Eve onwards.
Do note that these timings are only a general guidance, its best to check the store locator for your exact store before heading out.
Covid guidelines at Asda
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Online delivery of groceries will continue for those not heading into the store, but for those who are, Asda has laid out Covid guidelines :
Face coverings – Following Government guidance, face coverings are mandatory in all Asda stores, unless someone is exempt.
Hand sanitation – The Asda stores have sanitisation stations at the front of the store as well as at multiple cleaning points found throughout stores.
Hygiene measures – All checkouts and kiosks have placed glass screens separating shoppers from employees in addition to regular cleaning in busy areas.
Other guidelines according to the Asda website include :
- All our delivery drivers and collections colleagues will maintain at least a two metre distance at all times.
- All employees have been alcohol hand gel and cleaning materials to keep our equipment clean for every order.
- Everyone working at Asda have been provided with face coverings and will wear them at all times.
In order to ensure that there are no shortages of in-demand items, the store will sometimes place purchase limits on certain products.
George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.