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What time are stores open this weekend?

DIY fans will be pleased to know that B&Q is open this Bank Holiday weekend.

We explain everything you need to know about B&Q’s opening hours this bank holiday weekend.

DIY loving Brits can head to the store on the bank holiday


DIY loving Brits can head to the store on the bank holidayCredit: Getty – Contributor

A bank holiday is the perfect time to complete any home projects you might have been putting off.

So it’s good to know when your local DIY store is open, and the hours are different depending on where you are in the country.

When is B&Q open over the early May bank holiday?

B&Q is usually open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Saturday and that doesn’t look to change over the bank holiday.

Opening hours vary between stores though, so it’s best to check with the locator tool from B&Q so you know when your closest store is open over the bank holiday.

On Sundays the store is typically open between 10am and 4pm and these times are unaffected by the bank holiday.

Is B&Q doing delivery over the Bank Holiday?

Home delivery is operating as normal over the holiday, but high demand means your order might take a bit longer than usual.

Standard delivery costs £5, but it’s free for orders over £50.

B&Q can usually deliver on a typical Sunday so this won’t change for the weekend.

But times for delivery services can range from 3 days to 5 weeks so it’s unlikely you’ll get your order in time for the bank holiday anyway.

For orders that are larger than parcel, the store offer a named day delivery service but the cost might go up to £10 depending on just how big all your new DIY gear is.

Click and collect is free at the store though, so if you are ready to pick up your items next day then you can do so at your local store.

When are the bank holiday dates for 2021?

Here is the full list of upcoming 2021 bank holidays in England and Wales.

Dates in Scotland and Northern Ireland vary.

  • Monday, May 31 (Spring Bank Holiday)
  • Monday, August 30 (Summer Bank Holiday)
  • Saturday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • Sunday, December 26 (Boxing Day)

You can buy a cheap hot tub to relax in this bank holiday from the retailer and other brands are cashing in on the sell-out spas too.

And B&Q even made our top list of cheap garden furniture sets that are must-haves for enjoying the sun this weekend.

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