• Kirsten

Coronavirus Shopping Arrangements

👉 PLEASE SHARE this update on shopping arrangements, which are hopefully helpful in letting people plan.

(NB this is what has been advised nationally, so it is possible there will be some local variation, but in general it should give a helpful overview)


Tesco: Monday, Wednesday & Friday (9 - 10am) - Elderly and vulnerable customers. Sunday - (hour ahead of normal opening hours) - NHS staff (with valid ID).


Sainsbury's: Monday, Wednesday & Friday (8-9am) - Elderly and disabled customers, as well as carers. Monday - Saturday (7.30-8am) NHS and social care workers (with valid ID).

Morrisons: Monday - Saturday (7.30-8am) - NHS and social care workers. **Morrisons are yet to introduce specific shopping hours for elderly/vulnerable customers but they are offering a food box service for people who can’t get a delivery slot. Shoppers pay one single price for a box full of shopping, which includes all the essentials, and elderly customers will be given priority.

Asda: Wednesday & Friday (8-9am) - NHS workers **Asda are yet to introduce specific shopping hours for elderly customers but will be assisting the most vulnerable get access to its online delivery service.

Waitrose: Monday-Sunday (first hour of trade) - Elderly and vulnerable customers

Iceland: Monday-Saturday (8-9am) Elderly and vulnerable customers. Monday-Saturday (last hour of trade) - NHS workers.

M&S: Monday & Thursday (first hour of trade) Elderly and vulnerable customers Tuesday & Friday (first hour of trade) NHS workers.


Co-op: Monday - Sunday (first hour of trade) Elderly and vulnerable customers, and carers.

Aldi: Sunday (8.30-9am) NHS and emergency service workers will get priority at check-outs.