Shopping Hours In London England You Should Know

Everyone who wants to go on holiday to London has to know the shops and shopping hours in London England. Most people like to spend their time to go shopping especially for women. They can take many hours just to do this activity.

Shopping is the number one leisure activity which for around 37% of all money spent in England. The main shopping street in many towns is called the High Street, where you should head for if you want to go shopping.

Some towns have street markets where fresh food and cheap goods can be bought. Many town centers actually look the same with a few small shops Far away from the town center, there is a small corner shop provide groceries to local customers.

Shopping Hours In London England

Shopping Hours In London England

In London England, most retail shops are generally open 6 or 7 days a week and also open on Bank Holidays. On the other hand, some rural shops still follow the tradition of an early closing day at 1.00pm.

Typically, on Monday until Saturday shops open at 9.00 am – 5:30 pm, but some shopping centers open until 8.00 pm or later. Large supermarkets are open for 24 hours except for Sundays. On Sunday shops usually open at 10.00 am – 04.00 pm because shops are only allowed to trade for 6 hours on Sundays.

Otherwise, on Monday to Saturday many supermarkets and superstores open at 06.00 am until 10.00 pm. On Sunday they open at 10.00 am until 04.00 pm (still follow the rule 6 hours on Sunday).

Shopping Hours In London England

Shopping hours in London England on a public holiday or bank holiday, some shops always open. The bank holiday is a great time to shop as there are many sales, especially around Easter and Christmas. As a general rule when public holiday the banks will be closed but supermarket and large stores open. Moreover, in a larger town, many shops will open too.

On Christmas and New Year all shops are closed but will open again one day later. The banking hours generally open on Monday until Friday at 9:30 am – 3:30 pm and some branches stay open until 5:30 pm. Most banks have an ATM (Automated Teller Machine) outside the bank. So, you can draw out money with a credit or cash card which available for 24 hours a day.


Before going to London, it is better for you to know the shopping hours in London England. So, you will have many choices of the price and can spend your time for hours just for shopping.

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