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Covid Crisis - Supermarkets Update

Sun, March 29, 2020 7:57 PM | Anonymous

Listed below, are the dedicated hours for each supermarket which has at least one branch in Westminster. In addition many of our independent traders are providing support for vulnerable groups.

•Co-op - All stores have a dedicated shopping hour for those at higher risk and the people who care for them. Check with local store for details.

•Marks and Spencer - Reserving the first hour of trade every Monday and Thursday, as a special shopping hour for more vulnerable and elderly customers to help them get the food and products they need. For NHS and emergency service workers, have access to the reserved first hour of trading on Tuesday and Friday for them to shop.

•Sainsbury’s - Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, all supermarket stores will dedicate 8am - 9am to serving elderly, disabled and vulnerable customers. Every Monday to Saturday will dedicate 7:30am - 8am for NHS and Social Care workers (ID required).

•Tesco - Introducing a priority shopping hour every Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 9am - 10am for vulnerable and elderly customers (not available in Express stores). Every Sunday, all Tesco stores (except Express) will prioritise a browsing hour before checkouts open for NHS workers. 

•Waitrose - The first opening hour in Waitrose supermarkets will be dedicated to elderly and vulnerable shoppers, as well as those who look after them.


Waitrose Branch in Marylebone High Street is open (which is experiencing long queues due to limited numbers permitted in store) 

John Lewis has temporarily closed but, the Food-hall and Customer Collection (for JohnLewis.com orders) is still open as usual with slightly reduced hours,. They are as follows:-

MONDAY - SATURDAY 10AM - 6PM (with the first hour dedicated to our elderly and vulnerable customers and NHS workers)



The Marylebone Association

6 Wimpole Street




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