Is M&S open today and can I order online? Coronavirus opening hours – The Sun


MARKS and Spencer stores remain open as normal with unchanged operating times despite the spread of coronavirus across the UK.

But M&S has special dedicated shopping hours for the elderly, NHS staff and emergency service workers. Here are the new provisions in place.

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When are M&S stores opening and closing?

M&S has more than 1,000 stores in the UK. You can find your nearest store and check opening times on the 'find a store' page on their website.

Opening hours vary between 6am and 9am and closing times vary from 8pm to 10pm on weekdays. At present, these hours remain unchanged in all stores.

The first hour of trade has been set aside for the over 70s and vulnerable customers on Mondays and Thursdays, and NHS staff and emergency workers have priority on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Vulnerable customers include those with long-term health conditions, weakened immune systems and pregnant women.

This doesn't include franchise stores in petrol and railway stations, according to the M&S website.

Like all supermarket chains, M&S has closed it's in-store cafes and also suspended its 'food to order service.

When is the best time to shop there?

Google has a tracker which allows you to see when the peak times are.

What should I buy when I’m there?

The government and supermarkets have urged shoppers not to panic buy or stockpile and have repeatedly said there is “enough food for everyone”.
We have compiled a list of what you need for two weeks now that Boris Johnson has told Brits to shop as infrequently as possible.

Is there a limit on items?

Yes, the store has rationed its hand sanitisers and antibacterial products and has now placed limits of two items per person across all of its grocery division.

Can I order online?

M&S' online ordering service and home delivery for clothing, homewares, flowers, hampers and wine is continuing as normal, but it is now offering a contact-free service for all deliveries.

M&S is yet to launch a grocery delivery service and its made to order food deliveries have been temporarily suspended.

 

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