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What time does the supermarket open today? Hours and delivery advice 2021

CO-OP is open seven days a week and generally open from early in the morning until late at night.

The supermarket has lifted Covid rules at its stores across England, meaning masks and social distancing are no longer compulsory.

 Opening hours at Co-op can vary between branches


Opening hours at Co-op can vary between branchesCredit: Alamy

We have all the details on Co-op opening times, so you know when’s best to pick up tonight’s tea or restock the fridge.

Here’s what you need to know about Co-op’s opening hours, including how to check your local supermarket’s opening and closing times.

What time do Co-op branches open and close?

Most Co-op stores are open from 7am first thing in the morning on weekdays and Saturday.

Co-op stores generally close at 10pm and shops with a petrol station can stay open until 11pm.

Sunday opening and closing times are slightly different because of trading laws.

Some Co-ops are open for fewer hours, depending on the size of the store, generally opening at 10am and closing at 4pm.

Opening hours for Co-op can vary between stores though, so it’s always best to check with the Co-op store locator tool to see when your nearest shop opens and closes.

When is the best time to shop at the Co-op?

Google has a handy tool which lets you to see the peak times for any supermarket or shop.

If you search for “Co-op” and then click on your nearest store, you’ll see a bar chart showing when the store’s busiest (and quietest) times are, as well as how busy it is at that moment in time.

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What are Co-op’s Covid shopping rules?

Face masks and social distancing are no longer required in Co-op’s English stores after lockdown restrictions were lifted last month.

However,  Co-op has said it continues to support the use of face coverings in store, and customers have been asked to respect other shoppers’ space.

Limits on the number of customers that can be in the store at once time have also been removed.

Restrictions are still in place at Co-op branches in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. 

Can I order online from Co-op for home delivery?

Co-op does online ordering with home delivery in some locations within two hours.

You need to spend at least £15 and there’s a delivery charge starting from 99p.

You can check if you can get this where you live using the Co-op postcode checker.

There might be a carrier bag charge too but this will be displayed at the checkout stage when making your order.

Co-op home delivery is also available via Deliveroo, so if you’re in a rush to stock your fridge then the service can take less than 30 minutes.

The fee for Deliveroo can be about £3, but depending on what you buy and how far you live from a Co-op, the service is also offering free delivery.

You can check if this service is available near you on the Deliveroo app by searching for Co-op and make your order there too.

Can I do click and collect at Co-op?

You can also order directly from Co-op for picking up at your chosen store.

Again there’s a £25 minimum spend and you can get your shopping within two hours.

You can check if you can get this where you live using the Co-op postcode checker.

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